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.
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.
A lecture by New York Times art critic and writer Holland Cotter. Cotter will touch on the importance of truth telling in museums.
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition exploring how “the Orient” was perceived in western theatre and opera from the 1600s to the 1900s.
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...Read More
Go to the McNay and meet fellow Instagrammers! Go outside and take some selfies with art in the background!
Art history professor James Daichendt discusses street art as a global movement and the influence of Shepard Fairey’s protest prints.
An exhibition chronicling the history of Coney Island. The show features paintings, drawings, photographs, prints, documentary and popular film clips, posters, side show banners, architectural artifacts, memorabilia,...Read More
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.”
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...Read More
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.
Contemporary German art from the Rubell Family Collection.
“An art historian and a theatre historian walk into a museum…Join Debra Schafter, Professor of Art History at San Antonio College, and Jody Blake, Curator...Read More
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...Read More
Judith Sobré, Professor of Art History at The University of Texas at San Antonio, will discuss the work of art historian Josep Gudiol i Ricart.
Meet at the McNay at 5:00 for a two hour Instagram session. This event is free and open to the public. Gift card prizes will...Read More
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...Read More
An art work by New York-based painter, writer, and educator Stephen Westfall– the fourth installation in the annual AT&T Lobby series.
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...Read More
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...Read More
An exhibition featuring a selection of collages and assemblage sculptures from all parts of the museum’s collection.
A talk with Sabine Senft, who uses ancient materials including gold leaf and natural stone to create works that speak to the past within a...Read More
A series of unconventional, interactive lectures in which two accomplished professionals present unrelated topics and invite participants to make connections.
An exhibition drawn from the McNay’s collection of Mexican modernist prints, exploring various artist’s depictions of the controversial revolutionary figure, Emiliano Zapata.
As International Chairman of Post-War and Contemporary Development at Christie’s, and more recently with her own independent firm, Art Agency Partners, Amy Cappellazzo has helped...Read More
A lecture and performance in which Kevin Salfen, Associate Professor of Music History, and faculty from the University of the Incarnate Word perform music by...Read More
This annual fair features more than a dozen dealers from around the country show and sell hundreds of prints, drawings, and other works on paper.
An exhibition exploring the vibrant colors and bold patterns of the Pochoir printmaking technique, and illuminating its historical connections between performance and fashion, and between...Read More
A diverse selection of art works–gifts and acquisitions that have helped to shape and expand the museum’s collection. Includes a range of paintings, sculptures, prints,...Read More
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...Read More
Commemorating the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII, this exhibition of both iconic and lesser-known photographs of war efforts includes work by Margaret Bourke-White,...Read More