Creating Cordage

Join museum educators for healthy cooking demonstrations in the H-E-B Body Adventure, stop by River Alive! for a guided exploration of invertebrate life in the San Antonio River, meet our critter friends in the Live Lab during a Live Animal Encounter, and learn the lifeways of the People of the Pecos during our Daily Demonstrations. Enjoy Gallery Theater performances on history, health and wellness presented by the Witte InterActors at the South Texas Heritage Center and the H-E-B Body Adventure. Free with museum admission.

Every day is a new adventure! For schedules and performance start times, call 210.357.1910. or download the Witte Museum App available for Apple & Android.

Daily Demonstration


  • Creating Cordage

How did the People of the Pecos create the items needed for everyday life? Join us to discover, through experimental archaeology, how the lechuguilla plant was used to create cordage or rope that the people in the Lower Pecos Canyonlands used for everything from netting to sandals.