SAN ANTONIO (June 9, 2023) — San Antonio's vibrant cultural and artistic institutions have joined forces with Google Arts & Culture to bring the city's rich heritage, history and arts to a global audience online.
Spearheaded by Visit San Antonio, the arts and culture initiative includes esteemed partners such as The Alamo, Briscoe Western Art Museum, Casa Navarro State Historic Site, The Contemporary at Blue Star, Holocaust Memorial Museum of San Antonio, McNay Art Museum, Port San Antonio, Ruby City, San Antonio African American Community Archive and Museum, San Antonio Botanical Garden, San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, San Antonio Museum of Art, Villa Finale: Museum & Gardens, Witte Museum and the City’s World Heritage Office.
The City of San Antonio's Department of Arts & Culture was also a partner in the project, with the City owned galleries Centro de Artes and Culture Commons featured on the platform, enhancing accessibility to a global audience. Google's Cultural Institute, a non-profit platform, showcases this cultural content to provide access to arts and culture to all for no cost. By visiting Google Arts & Culture's Android or iOS app or by visiting ArtsAndCulture.Google.com, the essence of San Antonio can be experienced from anywhere in the world.
Learn more about Google Arts & Culture at ArtsAndCulture.Google.com and the Department of Arts & Culture at SanAntonio.gov/Arts or follow @GetCreativeSA on social.
City of San Antonio - Vibrant & Thriving
San Antonio is a vibrant city with a thriving economy, deep cultural heritage and communities that are compassionate, inclusive and proudly diverse. It is the seventh largest city in the United States and one of the strongest fiscally managed cities in the country, nurturing entrepreneurship, encouraging investment and funding infrastructure. The City fosters partnership and growth opportunities in aerospace, bioscience, cybersecurity, green technologies, healthcare, and information technology. San Antonio’s famed Riverwalk and Alamo are the top tourist attractions in Texas, and its historic missions are a designated World Heritage Site – the first and only in Texas. Proudly called Military City, USA®, San Antonio is home to one of the largest populations of active duty military and veterans, as well as mission-critical commands, including military medicine, cybersecurity, pilot training and basic training. For more information, visit SanAntonio.gov and follow @COSAGov on social.