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A Walking Tour of La Villita

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San Antonio's Arts Village
A Walking Tour of La Villita

There are 20 eclectic shops and galleries inside this historic arts village. You can find an array of unique finds ranging from: paintings, ceramics, textiles, pottery, stonewear, metal art, homemade clothing and more.

Many of these businesses operate in some historic, original structures like the historic Faville House (pictured, built in 1855) which today is Monte Wade Arts.

List of La Villita Shops

  • Villita Stained Glass
    (Originally: The Bowen/Kircher house, 1870s)
    418 Villita Bldg #100
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-223-4480

  • Scentchips
    (Originally small adobe village then a cleaning and dye company in the early 1900s)
    503 E Nueva
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-341-7373

  • Originals
    (Originally: The Guadalupe House, 1940s)
    418 Villita, #2700
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-226-7625

  • Mustang Grey's
    (Originally: The McAllister House, mid 1880s)
    418 Villita, #1600B
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-222-1894

  • Lone Star Mercantile
    (Originally: The Losana House, 1939)
    418 Villita, #200
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-223-4199

  • Chamade Jewelers
    504 Villita
    San Antonio, TX 78201
    210-224-7753

  • Found
    (Originally: House on Womble Alley, 1855)
    418 Villita, #2400
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-224-2484

  • Casa Manos Alegres
    (Originally: The Kitchen building, 1939)
    418 Villita, #600
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-224-5107

  • Bonsai Arbor
    (Originally: The Herrera House, 1854)
    418 Villita, #500
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-224-5770

  • Artistic Endeavors Gallery
    (Originally: the Cirilus Guissi House, 1890s)
    418 Villita, #2500
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-222-2497

  • Angelita
    (Originally: The Hessler House, 1870s)
    418 Villita, #300
    San Antonio,TX 78205
    210-224-8362

  • Alejandro Sifuentes Metal Art Gallery
    418 Villita, #1100
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-829-1965

  • Little Studio Gallery
    (Originally: The Esquida/Downs/Dietrich House)
    418 Villita, #2300
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-227-8893

  • Monte Wade Fine Arts
    (Originally: Faville House, 1855)
    418 Villita, #1500
    San Antonio, Texas 78205
    210-222-8838

  • Nueva Street Gallery
    (Originally: The Shafer House, 1888)
    507 E. Nueva Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-229-9810

  • River Art Group
    (Originally: The Florian House, 1854)
    418 Villita,#1400
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-226-8752

  • Starving Artists Gallery
    (Originally: St. Philips College, 1900s)
    418 Villita, #1200
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-226-3593

  • Village Gallery
    (Originally: The Kiln and Weaving building, used in La Villita's restoration)
    502 Villita
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-226-0404

  • Alice Knight Studio
    418 Villita, #17
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-226-7220

  • Copper Gallery
    (Originally: The Tejeda House, one of the oldest homes inside La Villita)
    504 Villita
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-271-3856

  • Galleria II
    (Originally: The Rische House, early 1800s)
    418 Villita, #500
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    210-227-0527

Learn more about each shop here.

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