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Tours at the McNay

  • Student Tours

    October through May: Bring your students for McNay tours at 9:30 am, 10:45 am, or noon on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Fridays. On Thursdays, come at 10:15 and 11:30 am. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

    June through September: Bring students after 10:00 am these months.

    Requirements: Student groups under age 18 must bring one (1) adult for every ten (10) students. All docent-led student tours are free. Allow at least two weeks' notice in scheduling your group. Cost for adults exceeding the required number is $5 per person; an added charge may be required during select exhibitions.

    McNay Bus Fund

    The McNay receives funding to cover the cost of school buses for San Antonio area schools that come for docent-led tours.

    Curriculum, Themes, and Exhibitions

    Review the Student Tour Playlist for a listing of current exhibition, curriculum-related tours, and other options for your student tour.

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    Watch our video Guidelines for School Tours at the McNay

  • Adult Tours

    Please review the Adult Visit Menu for tour themes on the McNay’s main collection and tours of select exhibitions before completing the Adult group request form or contacting the Scheduler.

    Scheduling and Fees

    Tours may be scheduled for any duration up to an hour and a half. The fee for an adult group of ten (10) or more is $5 per person, which includes admission to the museum. (For select exhibitions, an additional fee may be charged.) No other discounts for admission apply for adult groups.

    To confirm the adult tour visit and discounted rate, payment is requested in advance. When you contact us, we will need to know:
    • Topic or exhibition you wish to see
    • Choice of two dates and times
    • Size of group
    • Credit card number for payment

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  • Audio Tours

    Bring your cell phone and tour 50 stops in the McNay’s Main Collection Galleries and Stieren Center for Exhibitions. Sample the tour from home by calling 210.547.9720 for English, 210.547.9724 for Spanish. Enter the stop number of your choice, followed by the # key.

    Audio Tour Stops
    G indicates Adult Stop
    F indicates Family Stop

    • 01 G Ayres & Ayres, McNay residence
    • 02 F Germany or The Netherlands, St. George of Cappodocia and the Dragon
    • 03 G Jan Gossaert, Portrait of Anna de Bergh, Marquise de Verre
    • 04 G New Mexico, San Miguel Arcángel
    • 05 G Alfred Sisley ,The Road from Saint Germain to Marly
    • 06 F Vincent van Gogh, Women Crossing the Fields
    • 07 F Camille Pissarro, Haymakers Resting
    • 08 G Paul Gauguin, Portrait of the Artist with the Idol
    • 09 G Auguste Rodin, The Burghers of Calais
    • 10 F Navajo, Yei Rug
    • 11 F Hector Guimard,Writing Desk-Bookcase
    • 12 G Paul Cézanne, Houses on the Hill
    • 13 G Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Portrait of Hans Frisch
    • 14 G Gabriele Münter, Still Life, Red
    • 15 G Pablo Picasso, Guitar and Wine Glass
    • 16 G Marsden Hartley, Portrait Arrangement
    • 17 F Claude Monet, Water Lilies
    • 18 G Amedeo Modigliani, Girl with Blue Eyes
    • 19 G Max Weber, Conversation
    • 20 F Alexandra Exter, Spanish Dancer Marionette
    • 21 F Diego Rivera, Delfina Flores
    • 22 F Marc Chagall, Dream Village
    • 23 G Edward Hopper, Corn Hill (Truro, Cape Cod)
    • 24 G Aristide Maillol, La Nymphe
    • 25 F Henri Matisse, The Red Blouse
    • 26 G Arthur Dove, The Brothers
    • 27 G Eugene Berman, Cassandra
    • 28 G Ben Shahn, Sing Sorrow
    • 29 G David Smith, Stainless Network I
    • 30 F Georgia O’Keeff e, From the Plains I
    • 31 G Jean Dubuffet, Faiseur de Graces (Bestower of Blessings)
    • 32 G Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Sylvette
    • 33 G Joan Mitchell, Hudson River Day Line
    • 34 G Charles Sheeler, Barn Decoration
    • 35 G Isamu Noguchi, The Mirror
    • 36 F Richard Stankiewicz, Untitled
    • 37 G Alberto Giacometti, Bust of Annette IV
    • 38 F Alexander Calder, Four Winds
    • 39 G Willem deKooning, Eddy Farm
    • 40 G Robert Indiana, The Metamorphosis of Norma Jean Mortenson
    • 41 G Larry Poons, Untitled
    • 42 G Carl Rice Embrey, Shells
    • 43 F John Chamberlain, Sabine Knights
    • 44 G Robert Rauschenberg, Rush #5 from the Cloister Series
    • 45 G Donald Judd, Untitled
    • 46 F George Rickey, Horizontal Column of Five Squares Excentric
    • 47 F Leonardo Drew, Untitled (Number 33A)
    • 48 F Joel Shapiro, Untitled
    • 49 F Chakaia Booker, Position Preferred
    • 50 G Jean-Paul Viguier, Stieren Center for Exhibitions
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