Institute of Texan Cultures

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The Institute of Texan Cultures

The Institute of Texan Cultures is one of three University of Texas at San Antonio campuses located in the city.

Opened in 1968 as the Texas Pavilion at the Hemis Fair, the exhibit did so well that it was expanded and has been open ever since. It contains over 50,000 square feet of exhibit space and welcomes thousands of visitors every 

Most famous for its Texas Folklife Festival, held every June, the institute puts on several programs every month, which are open to the public. The programs are aimed to promote multicultural education and diversity.

Other features of the Institute include a museum, photographic archive and library.

Visit or call (210) 458-2300 for more information.

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