McNay Art Museum

McNay Art Museum

http://www.mcnayart.org

(210) 824-5368

6000 North New Braunfels

San Antonio, TX 78209

CURRENT

Living and Collecting Mexico: Gifts from Susan Toomey Frost

McNay Art Museum

October 12 - February 5, 2017

An exhibition showcasing prints from the collection of Susan Toomey Frost. Highlights from Frost's collection include Alfredo Zalce’s, En La Hamaca of 1945, rare impressions by the Tlaxcalan muralist and printmaker Desiderio Hernández Xochitiotzin, as well as prints by José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros.

Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography

McNay Art Museum

September 28 - January 15, 2017

An exhibition of photographs that attempt to convey some form of narrative or story. The show features works by Tina Barney, Julie Blackmon, Gregory Crewdson, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Mitch Epstein, Nan Goldin, Paul Graham, Jessica Todd Harper, Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler, Anna Gaskell, Justine Kurland, Lori Nix, Erwin Olaf, Alex Prager, Alec Soth, and Jeff Wall.

Parlour Games: Ruloff Kip’s Toy Theatre

McNay Art Museum

July 6 - February 6, 2017

On display is a large toy theatre created in 1919 by Ruloff Kip. Features of the assemblage include moving mechanisms, several working lighting schemes, and an array of set drops and cut-out characters, based on Kip’s house and family members.

AT&T Lobby Installation: Leigh Anne Lester

McNay Art Museum

August 4 - July 30, 2017

An installation by San Antonio-based artist Leigh Anne Lester. The work is inspired by science, botany, and genetic modification.

Jennifer Steinkamp: Botanic 3

McNay Art Museum

August 30 - January 8, 2017

An exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp. Botanic 3 was created in 2015 and features animated flowering plants that are being blown by un unseen force.



PAST

ARTMATTERS 16: John Fraser

An exhibition of works by John Fraser. Drawing from the McNay’s collection, the artist’s studio, and select museum collections, this show explores the past 25 years of Fraser’s...

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Jennifer Steinkamp: Botanic 3

An exhibition of works by Los Angeles-based artist Jennifer Steinkamp. Botanic 3 was created in 2015 and features animated flowering plants that are being blown by un...

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Jim Dine: Salome Reimagined

In 1987, the Houston Grand Opera invited Jim Dine to execute set and costume design for Richard Strauss’s opera Salome. This exhibition features 30 pastel drawings created by...

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McNay Instameet: #McNayMeet

Go to the McNay and meet fellow Instagrammers! Go outside and take some selfies with art in the background!

Lecture: Obey Shepard Fairey

Art history professor James Daichendt discusses street art as a global movement and the influence of Shepard Fairey’s protest prints.

Artists Looking at At Art: Raul Gonzalez

An exhibition of works by Raul Gonzalez. The artist creates works that are inspired by “popular culture, his Latino heritage, personal struggles, and creative triumphs.”

Conversation: Made in Berlin

René Paul Barilleaux, Chief Curator/Curator of Contemporary Art at the McNay; Mary Heathcott, Executive Director, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum; and past Blue Star Berlin...

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Meet the Future 2016: A Pop-up Exhibition

A pop-up show highlighting San Antonio-based artists. Including works by Ricky Armendariz, Waddy Armstrong, Larry Graeber, Mira Hnatyshyn-Hudson, Victoria Suescum, and Sandy Whitby.

Miró: The Experience of Seeing

An exhibition featuring the later works of Joan Mirό. Drawn entirely from the collection of the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía in Madrid, Spain, the...

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Artists Looking at Art: Christie Blizard

An exhibition/lecture by Christie Blizard, a San Antonio based artist. Blizard’s recent work has focused on popular culture, specifically, pop-up guerrilla performances where they hold up...

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Stephen Westfall: The Holy Forest

An art work by New York-based painter, writer, and educator Stephen Westfall– the fourth installation in the annual AT&T Lobby series.

Lesley Dill: Drunk With The Starry Void

A performance by artist/director Lesley Dill, composer/vocalist Pamela Ordoñez, and motion graphic designer Laura Oxendine, featuring singers Kyrenda King and Andrew DeVoogd from San Antonio’s...

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Lesley Dill: Performance as Art

An exhibition focuses on the performance work of New York-based artist Lesley Dill, bringing together costumes, ephemera, photographs, and video projections from more than two...

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Recycled, Repurposed, Reborn

An exhibition featuring a selection of collages and assemblage sculptures from all parts of the museum’s collection.

Mash-Up Lecture Series

A series of unconventional, interactive lectures in which two accomplished professionals present unrelated topics and invite participants to make connections.

Viva Zapata!

An exhibition drawn from the McNay’s collection of Mexican modernist prints, exploring various artist’s depictions of the controversial revolutionary figure, Emiliano Zapata.

Regarding Ruscha

A number of contemporary San Antonio artists have created prints and drawings that speak to the lasting influence of artist Ed Ruscha, and perhaps relate...

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