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Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Steeped in memories both personal and cultural, the art of Wayne Thiebaud is comfortingly familiar and evokes reflection on our own experiences with the people, places, and foods we love. Thiebaud is best known for his tantalizing paintings of desserts and has long been associated with the Pop Art movement. Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints,...

Evening for Educators: Pie in the Sky

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Educators take a first look at the tasty treats, tilted landscapes, and throwback portraits featured in the exhibition Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings. Experience the exhibition and participate in two hands-on workshops led by teaching artists. Teachers receive three hours of continuing professional education credit. Space is limited and registration is required. Fee:...

$20 – $25

Mayhem at the Mansion

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Halloween at the McNay is back! Every year San Antonio’s most ghoulish and ghostly 21+ night crawlers arrive at the Museum in sickening costumes. Join us for a night of fun in the McNay Courtyard for our seventh annual Halloween party. 💀 HEADS UP! Buy your tickets today. This event SELLS OUT every year. Your...

$40 – $45

Mayhem at the Mansion

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Halloween at the McNay is back! Every year San Antonio’s most ghoulish and ghostly 21+ night crawlers arrive at the Museum in sickening costumes. Join us for a night of fun in the McNay Courtyard for our seventh annual Halloween party. 💀 HEADS UP! Buy your tickets today. This event SELLS OUT every year. Your...

$40 – $45

Free Family Day: The Sweet Life

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Serving up an afternoon of sweet family fun. Enjoy art activities, performances, a search-and-find, and more throughout the Museum and outdoors while celebrating the completion of the Landscape Master Plan and the exhibition Wayne Thiebaud 100: Paintings, Prints, and Drawings. Look forward to: - Landscape Master Plan remarks & ribbon cutting at 1 PM -...

Free
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Steve Parker Sounds: Sanctus

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Texas Biennial artist Steve Parker invites visitors to activate a serene sound sculpture on the McNay grounds. The copper sculpture plays four liturgical psalms written by Hildegard von Bingen, a 12th century abbess and polymath whose work explored the healing potential of sound. Lawn chairs, blankets, chill vibes welcome, all ages. Steve Parker works primarily...

Family Program: Storytime Flow

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Move and flow along through a story time that pairs movement with children’s stories and books. Stick around afterwards for an outdoor sculpture tour. Registration required. Limited spots available. Free for children under 12 years, member adults, and recipients of WIC/ SNAP/ MAP courtesy of Museum for All. $15 not-yet member adult, $10 teens. Registration...

View & Vote: Contemporary Art Fundraiser

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Join us for the annual McNay View & Vote event, where you can participate in selecting the next contemporary work of art to enter the McNay’s Permanent Collection. Your $250 ticket will go directly towards purchasing one of the artworks showcased during the event. Your vote helps decide which artwork will be selected. Light bites,...

$250

College Night: Glow Up

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Open to college students ONLY. Wear your most glow-friendly outfit. Screenprint a commemorative poster (or bring a cotton t-shirt!), experience live music, represent your school in some friendly rivalry games, and enjoy FREE food. Entry fee: Canned food donation

Just bring a canned food donation!

Educator Workshop: Spotlight Saturday

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Spotlight invites students to make creative responses to one work of art in the McNay’s collection. Study and discuss this year’s selection Willie Cole’s The Sole Sitter and explore it further with a hands-on workshop. Then hear from past participants and brainstorm your own project. Student responses are featured at the Spotlight Celebration in May....

$25 – $35

Virtual Field Trip: Let It Snow

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Virtual Field Trips offer a safe way to engage and share experiences through art. Invite a friend from of out of town, out of state, or out of the country! This month, embrace a wintery mix of artworks and snowy stories. How does it work? Registration is required and closes two hours before the program...

Free

Outdoor Screening: In The Heights

McNay Art Museum 6000 N New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio

Set in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City, this musical reveals a close-knit, predominantly Dominican community united in their pursuit of the ‘American Dream’. Bodega owner Usnavi de la Vega (Anthony Ramos), dreams of reviving his father’s business back in the Dominican Republic. Based on the stage musical of the same name, In...

Free
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