Causes: Arts & Culture
Mission: The mission of the south texas institute for the arts (the institute), doing business as the art museum of south texas, is to operate educational facilities and an art museum which advance the awareness, knowledge, appreciation and enjoyment of the visual arts for residents and visitors of south texas. To meet its educational mission, the institute will present a variety of programs which include classes, lectures, films, performances, and other activities which will inspire community interest in the visual arts. These programs will be offered at the art museum of south texas, the antonio e. Garcia arts and education center, and other outreach venues that serve the institute's mission. In operating the art museum, the institute will actively collect, conserve, exhibit, research, and interpret outstanding works of visual art with particular interest in art of the americas and of the region
Programs: Art education programs are available to the public to educate about the arts. Art collections and exhibits are displayed to bring art to the public.