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Alamo College students get free museum entry

Here’s another good reason to sign up for college courses at Alamo Colleges… free museum admission!

The Alamo Colleges is partnering with three area museums to offer free admission with an Alamo College Student ID. The three participating museums include the San Antonio Museum of Art, The McNay Art Museum and the Institute of Texan Cultures. Note, special exhibits might require additional charge.

Art collections at the San Antonio Museum of Art (SAMA) include American, Asian, contemporary, European, Latin American, oceanic, and ancient Mediterranean World. New exhibits will feature African American artists, Spanish Popular Graphics from the permanent collection and Theodore Gentilz and Mission Life of San Antonio and Northern Mexico.

The McNay Art Museum features The Orient Express (through Jan. 15, 2012), Medieval and Renaissance Art, 19th and 20th century art; Southwest arts, prints and drawings, the Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts, Glass Art and Russell Hill Rogers Sculpture.

The Institute of Texan Cultures offers a one-stop shop to learn about the many diverse cultures and art.Current exhibits include Texas Timeless Toys,Griff Smith’s Texas: A Retrospective through the Lens & Images from Texas Highways, 40 Years of Texas Folklife Festival Moments and The Back 40. On Jan. 28, the museum will host the Asian Festival 2012 Year of the Dragon.

For museum hours and locations, click on the museum links below, and don’t forget your to bring your college student ID!

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