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Meet a Buffalo Soldier
Briscoe Western Art Museum
Learn the history of Buffalo soldiers from the Bexar County Buffalo Soldiers Association (BCBSA) members through a short presentation at the museum, followed by members sharing stories and artifacts as they interact with visitors.
The program is from 2:00 - 4:30 pm following our Full STEAM Ahead children's program and free with general museum admission. Children 12 and under are always FREE!
The Buffalo Soldiers were members of the all-Black U.S. Army units formed by Congress in 1866 after the end of the Civil War, giving former slaves, freedmen and Black Civil War veterans an opportunity to serve. Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Jerry Cheatom will lead the presentation as Trooper Cheatom of the BCBSA. Dressed in ... view more »
Included with general museum admission. Children 12 and under are always FREE!