Barney Smith (museum curator)

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Barney Smith
Born(1921-05-25)May 25, 1921
DiedJuly 23, 2019(2019-07-23) (aged 98)
San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
museum curator

Barney Smith (May 25, 1921 – July 23, 2019) was an American plumber, artist and museum curator. He was best known for his Toilet Seat Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas, which he operated out of his garage. It had 1,000 pieces of art and drew visitors from around the globe.[1]

Smith died on July 23, 2019 in San Antonio at the age of 98.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Petty, Kathleen (March 2015). "Toilet Seat Art Museum owner still adding to commode collection at 93". Retrieved July 25, 2019.
  2. Mendoza, Madalyn (July 24, 2019). "San Antonio's Toilet Seat Art Museum owner Barney Smith dead at 98". San Antonio Express-News. Retrieved July 25, 2019.