VILLA FINALE: MUSEUM & GARDENS

Calendar of Programs & Events at Villa Finale

What's On at Villa Finale

Ticket purchases may be made below (unless otherwise specified) or by calling Visitor Services at (210) 223-9800. Payment for your ticket must be made at the time of reservation.

Please contact Farrah Varga, Marketing & Development Coordinator, at fvarga@villafinale.org for more information about programming or for any programming-related media requests.


                        




Villa Finale Presents:

Power of the People

A Special Tricentennial Edition of Our Annual Lecture Series

 

 

Villa Finale's celebrated lecture series, now in its third year, has brought local writers, academics, and business people to our elegant Napoleon Parlors to engage with guests in a salon-style atmosphere.  

This year's series, Power of the People, coincides with San Antonio's 300th anniversary and will showcase some of our city's true innovators, pioneers, and visionaries as they discuss topics spanning 300 years of history in San Antonio.

Power of the People

Lecture #2

Second 100 Years

San Antonio's Second Century:
Third World to First World in 20 Years, and Beyond

 

 Presented By

Lewis Fisher

Author and Historian

 

Celebrated San Antonio historian Lewis Fisher is the author of numerous books, recently including Chili Queens, Hay Wagons, and Fandangos: The Spanish Plazas in Frontier San Antonio, winner of a San Antonio Conservation Society 2015 Publication Award, and Saving San Antonio: The Preservation of a HeritageFisher has received numerous local, state, and national writing awards and was named a Texas Preservation Hero by the Conservation Society in 2014.

 

Thursday, June 7, 2018

Gates open: 5:30pm

Lecture: 6:00pm - 7:30pm


Admission: 

$30.00 per lecture or $100.00 for the series

Light refreshments will be served.
Seating is limited. No discounts available.  


*LECTURE #2 IS NOW SOLD OUT*




Join us for future lectures in our Power of the People series!



Thursday, September 13, 2018 

Lecture #3 (SOLD OUT)

San Antonio Past to Present

 Charlie Gonzalez 

 The Honorable Mr. Gonzalez represented Texas's 20th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2013.

 

 

Thursday, November 8, 2018 

Lecture #4 (SOLD OUT)

The Future of San Antonio

 Robert Rivard

Journalist and founder of The Rivard Report, a non-profit blog with a focus on arts, politics, education, business, and culture in San Antonio 



June






Saturday, June 2nd


COLLECTIONS FOCUS:
An Introduction to Victorian Silver

10:30am – 12:00pm

$10 members
$15 members

Have you ever been curious about dining utensils of the past? 

 

 

Villa Finale invites novice silver aficionados for a casual introductory course on Victorian Silverware. Hear about what and how Victorians ate for their meals and get to see some of Villa Finale's silver up close! This one-hour overview will begin with a visual presentation at Villa Finale's Meusebach House located at 414 King William (across the street from the main site). 

 

This is the perfect workshop for those seeking a beginner-level education on the art and application of Victorian silver!

 

 


*THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW SOLD OUT*