McNay Art Museum

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Facility:McNay Art Museum
Description:Learning about art is FUN at the McNay’s free family activities! Inspired by art in the McNay collection or exhibitions, children and accompanying adults participate together in activities designed especially for families. Pick up a set of free Family Guide Cards at the museum entrance and explore works of art in the museum galleries. Enjoy hands-on art activities, like painting, printmaking, or sculpting, dancing, music, acting, live theatre or storytelling at the Monthly Sunday Family Activity. Enjoy a different activity every last Sunday of the month at 1:00 and 3:00 pm, with limited free tickets available the day of the activity.

On Family Days choose from art making activities, performances, entertainment, and more, all in celebration of an exhibition or art theme. Check the calendar for dates and times.

Founded in 1954, the McNay is the first museum of modern art in Texas. Works in the collection include Picasso, Matisse, Gaugin, Cezanne, Hopper, Rodin and O'Keefe. The Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts and its library is one of the finest collections of theatre materials in the world.
Address 1:6000 N. New Braunfels
Address 2:
City:San Antonio
Zip Code:78209
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:Tuesday, Wednesday, and Friday 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am to 9:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Sunday noon to 5:00 pm

The McNay is closed Mondays, New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Call 210.824.5368 for special hours or closings.

Museum Grounds
The McNay grounds are open to the public during daylight savings time from 7:00 am to 7:00 pm. The rest of the year the grounds close at 6:00 pm.
Admission:Admission is free. Five dollars per adult is the suggested donation for viewing the permanent collection and special exhibitions.
Telephone:(210) 824-5368
Sarah J., Co-op Member
We visit this museum several times each year. It is an annual tradition to walk through at the end of the year and see beautiful pieces from the history year we have just completed. We take our time wandering, reading information, discussing and picnicking on the grounds. In addition, they are opening up programming for homeschool families. The first one that we attended was led by a wonderful docent that answered our many questions (I was so impressed by the question the students asked!). This was followed by a local artist who led a project that aligned with the art we had just seen. Very well done! We can't wait to go back.
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