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The History of Civil Rights and San Antonio Culture Merge Together During This Exhibit

The Witte Museum is proud to present the creative “Blast from the Past: Fiesta 1969” exhibit!

It was the spring of 1969 and San Antonio’s Fiesta celebration captured the spirit of the day. Fiesta gowns from the Order of the Alamo’s Court of Time and Space will have you reaching for the stars with designs inspired by the science and technology that helped the United States put a man on the moon in July of that year.

From the Queen of Soul to El Rey Feo, 1969 was also a time when Fiesta royal traditions began to evolve to reflect the atmosphere of the civil rights movement and embrace the beauty and diversity of San Antonio. Learn how Fiesta royalty in 1969 helped pave the way for Fiesta royal today. Visitors are invited to separate science fact from science fiction with fiesta gowns and costumes inspired by comic books, film and art.

“Blast from the Past: Fiesta 19669” is generously supported by the Fiesta San Antonio Commission, Inc. The exhibit will be on display through July 28, 2019.

General admission is $14 for adults (12-64), $13 for seniors (65+) and military with a valid ID, and $10 for children (4-11). The general admission price includes the exhibits. Please note that some special exhibits may have an additional fee or surcharge. Complimentary wheelchairs available on request. See you there!

To have an apartment home that you adore is what we strive to give you at Oxford at Sonterra Apartments in San Antonio, Texas. However, we encourage you to get out and explore the entertainment that can be found within our community!

Event Time/Date:
Saturday, June 8, 2019—10:00 AM

Event Venue Location:
The Witte Museum
3801 Broadway Street
San Antonio, Texas 78209

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