The San Antonio Museum of Art Opens Its Doors

San Antonio Museum of Art (San Antonio Museum of Art)
A palace of art in an old brewery welcomes a Vermont Yankee.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE H aving growled for weeks about America’s museums needing to reopen, I felt obliged to my readers and to myself to visit one of the first to do so. Having made no museum visits since March 15, a bread-and-butter issue for me, I was happy to jump into the travel fray and, of course, knew I was hungry to see art. I visited the San Antonio Museum of Art on Thursday. It’s a fine museum filled with wonderful surprises.

Like many civic museums in America, it reflects the distinct character of its collectors and people. American museums spring from local philanthropy. Rarely


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