Conversations of Confluence

6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
$15 for members, $25 for non-members, exhibit admission included

How did we get to where we are now? Join the Witte educators and curators for a series of interactive experiences beginning 12,000 years ago, as we lead you through our cacophonous history looking through the eyes of generations of people that called San Antonio their home.

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  • The Oasis | February 7, 2018

Among the oak and the thornbrush sprang life-giving water that nourished centuries of people. Come partake of all the land, water and sky had to offer, as we understand though each of our senses, the world of the American Indians. Featuring Dr. Harry Shafer, Curator of Archaeology.

  • The Encounter | April 4, 2018

Imagine a color you have never seen before and then you might begin to understand how the native people of this land felt the day the Spanish arrived. Walk in the shoes of both a Spaniard and an Indian as we step back in time and experience The Encounter.

  • The Confrontations | July 18, 2018

Remember Medina! In a dialogue featuring the Witte Museum’s Curator of Confluence and Culture: 300 Years of San Antonio History, Bruce Shackelford, and Historian Dr. Andrés Tijerina, uncover the conflict that led to the bloody Battle of Medina and later, the Battle of the Alamo.

The Witte Museum has been honored to work with many talented people in bringing together our Tricentennial exhibition. Come meet and engage with a panel of some of our most influential partners in creating Tricentennial at the Witte!