McNay Art Museum
June 28 - September 23, 2018
An exhibition of artworks by San Antonio native, Dario Robleto. "Robleto’s assemblages are meditations on love, death, mourning, and American history, reinforced through the artist’s passion for astronomy, biology, and psychology. The sculpture comprises a wide variety of objects, including fossilized whale ear bones salvaged from the sea. This exhibition offers viewers an opportunity to see works from throughout the artist’s career, and helps contextualize his most recent endeavors."
An exhibition exploring “theatre’s fascination with the culture of San Antonio’s Spanish colonial founders.” For the show, “drawings and prints from the McNay’s collection are...Read More
An exhibition featuring festival books from the McNay’s collection. “Created as lavish gifts for dignitaries, festival books also provide insights into the role of image-making...Read More
“4 Texans: The Next Chapter features work by Xavier Gilmore (San Antonio), Rafael Gutierrez (San Antonio), Calvin Pressley (Philadelphia/San Antonio), and Deborah Roberts (Austin); artists...Read More
An exhibition featuring a painting from Benny Andrews’s large-scale Bicentennial series. In this work, the artist explores the oppression of women.
30 Americans features works by African American artists from the Rubell Family Collection in Miami, Florida. Artists in the show include Mark Bradford, Nick Cave, Robert Colescott,...Read More
An exhibition featuring Jacob Lawrence’s series of works about 18th-century Haitian Revolution leader Toussaint L’Ouverture and the struggle for Haitian self-governance.
An exhibition pairing works from Harriet and Harmon Kelley’s collection of African American art with works from the collections of Guillermo Nicolas and Jim Foster, John...Read More
Seeing Medieval Art is a lecture series by art historian Annie Labatt. A specialist in Christian iconography in Byzantine and Medieval art, Labatt will discuss items in...Read More
A lecture by fashion designer Mondo Guerra. “Mondo’s innovative style and bold prints carry a social message that blends with his art and advocacy. Emily Spicer, San...Read More
Across Borders: Crosscurrents in American Art “highlights common trends in the arts of Mexico and the U.S., from the social realism of Marion Greenwood and...Read More
A show of character puppets and set pieces from Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas.
“Stage Frights features scene and costume designs for plays, operas, and ballets by writers and composers—from Shakespeare to Lorca to Anne Rice’s adaptations; from Wagner...Read More
A show featuring works from Francisco Goya’s series Los desastres de la Guerra (Disasters of War), José Clemente Orozco’s images of the Mexican Revolution, and Ben Shahn’s works...Read More
A survey of works by San Antonio artist Chuck Ramirez (1962-2010). “Ramirez’s large-scale photographs of everyday objects offer a humorous yet poignant perspective on our culture...Read More
“Megan Solis’ installations are populated with repurposed items including toys, clothing, and furniture from her adolescence which are used as the backdrop for performances exploring...Read More
A show featuring works in the collection of the McNay Contemporary Collectors Forum group. The pieces in the exhibition were purchased by collectors on various trips...Read More
A show of artworks exploring “color, pattern, and new technology during a time when contemporary art as we know it was in its infancy.” Featuring...Read More
A show of prints by California-based artists.
A show of linocuts by San Antonio artist Juan de Dios Mora. The works “tell stories of the clash and mix of cultures along the Texas-Mexico...Read More
A pop-up show curated by René Paul Barilleaux and featuring works by Jane Dunnewold, Ana Fernandez, Kelly O’Connor, Curt Slangal, Andy Villarreal, and Sally Weber.
An exhibition of 65 works from the Brooklyn Museum’s European collection. The show includes works by Pierre Bonnard, Gustave Caillebotte, Paul Cézanne, Marc Chagall, Camille Corot,...Read More
A show of works by Paul Klee. Inspired by Expressionism, Cubism, and Surrealism, Klee created art and was influential to many artists developing their careers in Europe...Read More
From the McNay: “Julie Taymor’s lush, visually stunning biopic is strongest in the performances by Salma Hayek as the iconic Frida Kahlo and Alfred Molina...Read More
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 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...Read More
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
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...Read More
An installation by San Antonio-based artist Leigh Anne Lester. The work is inspired by science, botany, and genetic modification.
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