The Mission of Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos

The Mission of Centro Cultural Hispano de San Marcos (CCHSM) is to serve as a community beacon for the preservation, development, promotion and celebration of the Hispanic arts, culture, heritage and values.

The Centro's programs and educational curriculum include the areas of visual art, theater, dance, literature, music, multi-media and the culinary arts. These vibrant educational classes and interactive events for children, adults, families and diverse audiences take place throughout the year.

Hours of Operation

The museum is open to the
public on Saturdays
10:00 am to 2:00 pm, and by appointment. Call to schedule
your visit or tour.
211 Lee Street
San Marcos, TX 78666
We have limited space available for community use. If interested, please call us.

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Become a Member

Become a member of the Centro Cultural. Your generous contribution of time and funds will support a vibrant and thriving center that proudly represents the heritage of our great Hispanic community.

Download a membership form.

Amigas del Centro

A big thank you to our "Amigas del Centro"!
Yolanda Almendarez, Baudelia Arredondo, Laura Benavides, Sylvia Benavides, Anna Martinez Boling, Rosemary Campise, Hilda Almenas de Cook, Dolores Cruz, Nora Dickerson, Frances Emery, Lucy Gamez, Rosie Garcia, Bobbie Garza-Hernandez, Juanita Gonzales, Elva Gonzalez, Lolly Guerra, Margaret Gutierrez, Mary Esther Huerta, Debbie Ingalsbe, Anna Juarez, Rebecca Manzanares, Dr. Melissa Martinez, Patricia Melgar-Cook, Rosalba Merchant, Margie Moore, Bea Natal, Alicia Evans Peirce, Maria Rocha, Dr. Joanne Salas, Becky Sierra, Dr. Pauline Sullivan, Adria Tabor, Angelita Garza Tobias, Dr. Melba Vasquez Miller, Ofelia Vasquez-Philo, Josie V. Villalpando, Margie Villalpando, Magdalena O. Villanueva.  

Thank you for your support and commitment to developing the Centro for our community. If you would like to be an "Amiga del Centro" please call us at (512) 878-0640.


Texas Size Print: Texas Tour
Kim Bishop and Luis Valderas, artists from San Antonio, “Art to the Third Power” and the exhibit The Texas Size Print: Texas Tour. Also enjoy the artwork on display by students from San Marcos High School and the ArtSpace.

"Manske Rolls Sale”
Support Centro and enjoy a six-pack of delicious Manske Rolls.
Order your six-pack by calling 512.878-0640.

2014 Spring Classes
Youth Mariachi
Begins January 7th
Tuesday, 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Register at:

Piano Classes
Begins January 28th
Tuesday, 4 - 6 pm
Wednesday, 4 - 6 pm
Thursday, 4 - 7 pm
1/2 hour class once a week
Class fee based on income.

Ballet Folklorico
Begins January 28th
Beginners, Tuesday, 5:30 pm
Secondary, Wednesday, 5:30 pm

Funded by the San Marcos Arts Commission.