Visit Blue Star Contemporary

  • Located in Building C of the Blue Star Arts Complex
  • 116 Blue Star
  • San Antonio, TX 78204
  • 210.227.6960 (Phone)

Gallery Hours

  • Thursdays – Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • First Fridays 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Visit our exhibitions page for details regarding opening and closing dates of shows to avoid visiting during an installation period when the museum is closed.


  • $5 – General Admission
  • $3 – Seniors (65+), SWell Cycle Members, and King William Association members
  • Free – Blue Star Contemporary Members, Military and Veterans, Educators, Lone Star Card holders, and Students with ID. Reciprocal members: San Antonio TechBloc, and Mod/Co Reciprocal Membership Program. Same-day visitors to the McNay Art Museum with valid receipt.
  • Free – Thursdays after 4:00 p.m. and all day First Thursday and First Friday.


Street parking is free in the surrounding neighborhoods and visitors can park for free at Brackenridge High School’s parking lot during non-school hours only. The lot is just a short stroll along the Riverwalk to the complex. Other great options include taking the Viva Culture Route (#11) bus, or rideshares such as Uber and Lyft. Feel like biking? SWell Cycle offers numerous docking stations throughout San Antonio’s cultural destinations, in and surrounding the urban core. Visiting with a group? BSC’s Corporate Member, National Charter Bus San Antonio (210-343-2190) can help. The Blue Star Arts Complex parking lot is valet only on First Friday beginning at 2pm for a $15 fee.

Closed to the public for the following Holidays

New Year’s Day, Martin Luther King Day, Easter, Battle of Flowers, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day

School and Group Tours

Schools and other groups may schedule a tour of any exhibition, free of charge. Please email Education Manager Mari Hernandez at or call 210.227.6960 at least 14 days in advance of your visit.

Blue Star Contemporary is committed to serving all visitors. Blue Star Contemporary is accessible to people using wheelchairs. All galleries and facilities are wheelchair accessible. Sign language available upon request. Large-print gallery notes are available upon request. For more information about the accessibility of our building and programs, please contact our Education Manager at (210) 227-6960.

Venue Rentals

Blue Star Contemporary is a dynamic setting for ideation sessions, retreats, and special occasions. BSC Corporate Members receive annual benefits, including access to BSC galleries for private events. For information about hosting your next business meeting or event at Blue Star Contemporary, please email Development Manager Elaine Leahy at