The Witte Museum in San Antonio announces The Art of Texas: 250 Years, which is based on the book of the same title by Ron Tyler, will open May 4, 2019. The major and massive exhibition will feature artists ranging from 19th century Theodore Gentilz to 20th century Georgia O’Keeffe. The more than one hundred art pieces will include a mural by John Biggers, a sculpture by Jesús Moroles, and a painting by Julian Onderdonk, “Chili Queens at the Alamo,” that once graced the Oval Office during President George W. Bush’s time in the White House. Art will travel from museums and collectors from throughout the United States. In addition, the Witte Museum offers The Conference on Texas, entitled "250 Years of Art for History’s Sake," on May 3 – 4, 2019, features sessions involving Tyler and other Society members.