It’s FIESTA Season! And in the spirit of this uniquely San Antonio celebration, today’s episode uncovers the origins, history and changes surrounding Fiesta San Antonio®. Joining the conversation is author, anthropologist and former Witte Curator, Michael Thurgood Haynes. Dr. Haynes is a noted Fiesta historian whose book, Dressing Up Debutantes, is the preeminent source detailing the Coronation and exquisite Fiesta gowns that San Antonians know and love.
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Hosted by the Witte Museum’s Abigail Jacks, Environmental Science Education Manager, and Daemon Piña, Health and Wellness Education Manager. Produced by Alyssa Sailor-Tynes, Digital Marketing Manager.
Fiesta: A World of Inspiration is generously supported by the Fiesta® San Antonio Commission, Inc. For more information and to experience the annual Fiesta exhibition at the Witte Museum, visit https://bit.ly/3V1oOZP.