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Southwest School of Art & Craft

300 Augusta St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1216
+1 210-224-1848
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An art school with an art gallery, lectures and concerts which are open to the public.
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300 Augusta St, San Antonio, TX 78205-1216
+1 210-224-1848
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I took a jewelry weekend workshop and had a terrific time. The staff, upon entering was friendly and helpful, the teacher was fun, knowledgeable and handled a diverse class with ease. The shows in the Galleries we worth the time to check out.

Thank Watercolorpainter52
Reviewed 30 March 2017

I've passed by this place many times and saw the plaque stating Old Ursulail Academy. It was set up years and years ago by Ursulain sisters and still has a beautiful chapel. Today it's a functioning art school, The Southwest School of Art. So in...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 8 September 2016

I came in from California, for two classes back to back in Faux Bois Ferro cement sculpture and Advanced; 8 days altogether. The school is well equipped and the staff great. The visiting instructor was great. A juried exhibit of student work had interesting work...More

Thank barbgal
Reviewed 22 October 2015

The Southwest School of Art is easily accessible from the River Walk and is close to the San Antonio Central Library, which is also worth a visit. While there are not a huge number of works on display, they are interesting. So are the rooms...More

Thank Bill S
Reviewed 13 March 2015 via mobile

The grounds and historic buildings of the SSA have such unique charm. To visit the museum, to have lunch at the Copper Kitchen, to discover an art class that interests you or to appreciate the new opportunity to earn a BFA, the SSA is a...More

1  Thank Casey A
Reviewed 12 January 2015 via mobile

I went to both galleries of art that were on display by featured artists. The docent was such a pleasant and kind lady! There were also a few campus cats that were just as friendly. I enjoyed a quick stop here and look forward to...More

2  Thank pnkgirl27
Reviewed 10 May 2014

This was a quick stop in, so let me begin by saying the restaurant smelled amazing, but didn't get to eat there. This school is in an old convent which has been repurposed. Yeah for saving old buildings. We toured the grounds in addition to...More

1  Thank deacondawn
Reviewed 20 April 2014

Very diverse selection of adult classes, with really knowledgeable instructors and great facilities. The ceramics clay department is wonderful with great clay and glaze labs.

2  Thank MOETX12
Reviewed 12 March 2014

My wife and I were given a tour of the facilities by my cousin's husband (Steve)who works here. One could spend hours here heading into various galleries. If you want to see looms, this is the place to visit. The restaurant meal was also excellent....More

2  Thank klepper-geocaching
Reviewed 21 October 2013

This school was founded in the 1800s by Catholic nuns. A video, which is shown in the welcome center room of the museum, is well done and very informative. The grounds are quiet and charming. There is also a very nice little restaurant. I enjoyed...More

1  Thank Retired_in_MX
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