Looking for something to do with friends or a date packed with good food, wine, and culture? How about parking free and hopping on a free trolley in Boerne and touring the art destinations?
Hors d’oeuvres and complimentary wine are served on the second Saturday evening of each month from 4 to 8 p.m., when the galleries, art exhibitors, and wine sellers open their doors. The event is free to the public. Enjoy award-winning oil paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, and watercolors by local and national artists.
- J.R Mooney Galleries of Fine Art, located at 305 S. Main Street, is new to Boerne but not new to art. They have operated as a gallery in San Antonio since 1947. You will find the selection of original art and prints representing over 200 artists to be exceptional.
- Carriage House Gallery of Artists, at 110 Rosewood, features artwork from the owners of the gallery, a partnership of artists: Angie Carney, Linda Chalberg, Donald Darst, Pamela Gardner, James Hunter, Bonnie Mann, Teri Jo McReynolds, Doug Roper, and Charles Schubert. You will find a wide variety of styles and media in this diverse fine art gallery.
- Cosas (Spanish for “things”) is located at 1109 S. Main Street. They specialize in Mexican and Latin American folk art, ceramics, hand-carved wood, tin, furniture, and wearable art. Founders Bob and Amy Niederhauser travel the globe and visit with local artisans to bring back unique traditional crafts.
- Smilovici’s Galleria, located at 215 W. Bandera Road, has fine art by Michael Anthony Paglia and others surrounding their walls. They also sell antique watches, gold estate jewelry, collectible coins, and other fine antiques.
- Jay Hester’s Highland House Studios & Gallery, at 114 E. Highland Drive, features a collection of representational fine art by Hill Country artists, including Sherri Jo Adams, Lenell Deane, Becky Rogers, Bill Scheidt, Sidney Sinclair, Charles Watkins, and Jay Hester.
- Two wine sellers on the tour feature artists each month: The Boerne Wine Company, at 302 S. Main, and Boerne WineSeller, at 412 River Road.
Find out for yourself why visitors and art patrons say Second Saturday Art and Wine is the “Best Kept Secret East of Santa Fe!”