Corpus Christi, TX, June 2020:

Effective Friday, June 26, 2020, the Art Museum of South Texas will be requiring all visitors to wear masks while visiting the galleries.

In compliance with Nueces Co. Judge Barbara Canales executive order issued on Monday, AMST will join all county-owned facilities in requiring masks for all staff and visitors.

The Museum values the health and safety of all of our visitors and staff. We continue to monitor and adhere to sanitation policies set by our city, county, and state officials. We understand these requirements are subject to change, and we promise to remain thorough in our implementation of sanitation practices for your safety and ours.

The safety measures we will continue to take include:

  • Social distancing with at least six feet between visitors.
  • Hand sanitizing stations placed at the Museum entrance and throughout the Museum available for visitors.
  • Acrylic barriers around gift shop and security desk attendants.
  • All staff and visitors will be required to wear a mask in the Museum.

These procedures, along with additional updates pertaining to COVID-19, are available on our website:

About The Art Museum of South Texas

The Mission of the South Texas Institute for the Arts (the Institute), doing business as the Art Museum of South Texas, is to operate educational facilities and an art museum which advance the awareness, knowledge, appreciation, and enjoyment of the visual arts for residents and visitors of South Texas.

To meet its educational mission, the Institute will present a variety of programs which include classes, lectures, films, performances, and other activities which inspire community interest in the visual arts. These programs will be offered at the Art Museum of South Texas, the Antonio E. Garcia Arts and Education Center, and other outreach venues that serve the Institute’s mission.

In operating an art museum, the Institute will actively collect, conserve, exhibit, research, and interpret outstanding works of visual art with interest in art of the Americas and of the region.