Texas Tropical Trail Region

Participant in the Texas Historical Commission's
Texas Heritage Trails Program

Corpus Christi: Art Museum of South Texas

Corpus Christi's museum district boasts the Art Museum of South Texas, a striking modernistic edifi ce. The museum’s 1,100-piece permanent collection depicts classical to modern art, emphasizing works from Texas, Mexico and the United States. The museum serves as the cultural center for the fine arts in Corpus Christi. The facility includes classrooms, studios, a library, work areas, galleries, a gift shop, an auditorium, and interactive children’s playroom. In 1997 the Art Museum of South Texas, Creative Arts Center, and Center for Hispanic Arts joined together to create the South Texas Institute for the Arts (STIA) which offers various exhibition and educational programs which echo the rich multicultural customs of the area.


  • 1902 North Shoreline Blvd.
  • Corpus Christi, Texas
  • 78401


Hours & Fees

  • Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m and Sunday 1-5 p.m., closed holidays

  • Adults: $8, Seniors and Active Military: $6, Youth (Age 13-18): $4,

    Members, TAMU-CC Students, and Children (Age 12 and under): Free 

Map & Directions

Take I-37 to the Corpus Christi Bayfront Exit and turn left at the light on Chaparral St . Turn right onto Hirsch St (the Visitor Center will be on your left; the Science Museum directly ahead.) Follow the drive around the S-curve of the WaterGardens and parking will be directly in front of the Art Museum's new Miller building.