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Enjoy free family fun day at Briscoe Western Art Museum

SAN ANTONIO – How does a family-friendly day date sound? The Briscoe Western Art Museum is internet hosting a National Day of the Cowboy celebration from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on July 24.

Cowboy Fun Under the Sun is an annual occasion that’s celebrated on the fourth Saturday of July each year.

The free neighborhood occasion options indoor and out of doors actions for all ages and free admission to the museum and its exhibitions.

Guided excursions of the museum will probably be accessible with bilingual choices and can spotlight artworks that relate to cowboys, cowgirls and vaqueros.

Cowpoke video games and crafts the place you dress up in a cowboy vest and spurs, make a stick pony and check out some barrel racing, learn to rope and model cattle, herd balloon animals, do some bull using, and exhibit your gunslinging expertise will probably be accessible throughout the occasion.

There may also be a guide studying from the Briscoe’s Curator of Art Emily Wilson who revealed the kids’s guide “Charlie Russell and the Gnomes of Bull Head Lodge.”


Stuntman Bruce Morgan, who labored in Hollywood Westerns within the Nineteen Seventies, will probably be readily available to share behind-the-scenes tales about film stunts.

If you’re hungry there may also be chuck wagon cooking with samples of peach cobbler and beans, together with meals truck grub accessible to fulfill any hungry cowpokes.

There may also be a live performance at the museum on the night of July 24 however that occasion is ticketed. Tickets will be purchased here.

The live performance, a part of the museum’s Sips and Sounds of the West sequence, will happen at 7 p.m. at the McNutt Sculpture Garden. Marcy Grace will probably be performing.


Named 2019 Solo Artist of the Year by “Formo” Magazine, Marcy Grace was nominated by the 2021 Texas Radio Music Awards for Best New Female Artist and has had three Top 40 singles on the Texas Regional Radio Chart. (Briscoe Western Art Museum)


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