Trinity University Press

Katherine C. Luber

Katherine C. Luber has been the Kelso Director of the San Antonio Museum of Art since 2011. She has worked at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the University of Texas, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Between 2005 and 2011, she served as president and CEO of the Seasoned Palate. She has received numerous grants and fellowships, including a 1988 Fulbright Hayes Fellowship in Vienna, Austria. Luber has published and lectured widely on art of the Northern Renaissance.

San Antonio 1718

Three hundred years ago San Antonio was a outpost of presidios and missions on the edge of northern New Spain, imposing Spanish political and religious principles on this contested, often hostile region. The city’s many Catholic missions bear architectural witness to the time of their founding, but few have walked these sites without wondering who once lived there and what they saw, valued,...