In honor of San Antonio’s Tricentennial Celebration the Witte Museum is proud to host a Speakers Conference from March 23 – 24, 2018. The two-day conference will examine the three centuries of San Antonio history.
Friday, March 23, 2018:
The Land of Water, First Residents of Béxar, Spanish Conquests, Early Family, San Antonio Missions, the Battle of Medina, Becoming Texans, Tejano Life, and the Alamo
Luncheon Speakers: Blanca López de Mariscal and Paloma Vargas, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education – the Missions and Coahuiltecans
Saturday, March 24, 2018:
Cattle Drives, Families, San Antonio Industry, Civil War, Food Traditions, Spanish Language Media, Music, Mexican Revolution, the World Wars, and Labor
Luncheon Speaker: The Honorable Joe R. Straus
If you are applying for a student or teacher discount, please register with your school email. A limited number of tickets free of charge are available to Title 1 educators.
300 Years of San Antonio History: Confluence and Culture is presented by the John L. Santikos Charitable Foundation, a fund of the San Antonio Area Foundation, and generously supported by Texas A&M University San Antonio.