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For Immediate Release

March 12, 2012

Media Announcement

McNay to open on Sunday Nights during Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune


Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune, organized by Chief Curator René Paul Barilleaux, has enjoyed great success and extraordinary attention from the public, media, and hundreds of new Facebook and Twitter followers. Starting next Sunday, March 18, Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune is open with extended hours from 5 to 8 pm through May 20, and with a discounted admission of $7. The PBS film Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film will be shown in four segments from Sundays, March 18 to April 29.



Add more than 15 minutes of fun to your weekend!


Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune

Open Sundays 5 to 8 pm

from March 18 to May  20


Enjoy extended exhibition hours, and discounted

admission of $7 for Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune.


Sundays, May 18−April 29, 6:00−7:00 pm
 Film: Andy Warhol: A Documentary Film
PBS presents a deeply moving film portrait of the most famously controversial artist of the twentieth century. This documentary explores the complete spectrum of Warhol's artistic output stretching from the late 1940s until his death in 1987 and includes narration by Laurie Anderson and interviews with Iving Blum, Jeff Koons, Paul Morrissey, George Plimpton, and John Warhola. Take in an hour of this series each Sunday. USA. 2006. English, 240 min., color and B/W. Not Rated.

The McNay

Built by artist and educator Marion Koogler McNay in the 1920s, the Spanish Colonial Revival-style residence opened as Texas's first museum of modern art in 1954. Today more than 100,000 visitors a year enjoy works by modern masters including Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Edward Hopper, Georgia O'Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir.  In June 2008, the museum opened the 45,000-square-foot Jane and Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions designed by internationally renowned French architect Jean-Paul Viguier. Nearly doubling the McNay's exhibition space, the Stieren Center includes three separate outdoor sculpture galleries.



Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-4 pm;

Thursday, 10 am-9 pm*;

Saturday, 10 am-5 pm;

Sunday, noon-5 pm.

The McNay is closed on Mondays, New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.


*Free general admission from 4 to 9 pm.



Admission to the McNay ranges from $8 to $15 ( for adults) and $5 to $12 for (students, seniors and active military) depending on the exhibitions and galleries on view. Please visit for current admission prices. Entrance to Main Collection Galleries is FREE on H-E-B Thursday Nights(4-9pm) and on AT&T First Sundays of the Month. During FREE times there Is an optional admission charge that applies only for entrance to special exhibitions. 







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