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Family Programs

Major support of the McNay's educational programs is provided by the Valero Fund for Excellence in Museum Education.

ArtStrolls: Family Traditions
Friday, October 11, 10:30-11:30 am, meet in AT&T Lobby
Introducing the McNay’s new addition, ArtStrolls! This program brings works of art to life for caregivers and very young visitors (12 months and under) with active looking and engaging sensory play.

Join us for a themed tour of the museum collection and a related playtime for little ones. If you are feeling ambitious, take a stroll around the museum’s beautifully landscaped grounds—a chance to connect with other parents and caregivers after the program. Diapers, blankies, and yoga pants welcome!

October 4 Movement
October 11 Family Traditions
October 18 Parents and Kids
October 25 Nature

This program is made possible by generous support from the F. B. Doane Foundation. Please arrive 10 minutes prior to the start time. Strollers and baby carriers strongly encouraged. Limit 20 participants per program date. Fee (includes museum admission): McNay members Free; nonmembers $10. Reserve space by calling 210.805.1768 or e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Registration deadline: Thursday before noon.

Family Yoga on the grounds with Yogiños: Yoga for Youth®
Saturday, October 5, 10:00 am, McNay Grounds
Practice yoga the first Saturday of the month with your family and the Yogiños! Connect works of art on the McNay’s grounds with yoga postures and practices. Class is offered in English and Spanish. Bring your own yoga mat.


Family Art Play: What a Relief!
Sunday, October 27, 1:00 & 3:00 pm, Valero Learning Centers
Relief printmaking uses materials of different textures to create an extraordinary print. Combine 2D and 3D elements with artist Shannon Crider to create original works of art inspired by Native Son: Prints and Drawings by Luis A. Jiménez Jr. Sessions start at 1:00 & 3:00 pm.

McNay members reserve space by calling 210.805.1768 by noon Friday before the program. Nonmembers pick up remaining passes the day of the program.

Family Yoga on the grounds with Yogiños: Yoga for Youth®
Saturday, November 2, 10:00 am, McNay Grounds
Practice yoga the first Saturday of the month with your family and the Yogiños! Connect works of art on the McNay’s grounds with yoga postures and practices. Class is offered in English and Spanish. Bring your own yoga mat.


Free Family Day: Live! From the Red Carpet
Sunday, November 17, 1:00-4:00 pm, throughout museum
Lights, camera, action! Experience the glitz and glamour of stage and screen with your family! Walk the red carpet, tour Cut! Costume and the Cinema, get into character by creating costumes, and prepare to become a triple-threat performer with workshops in song, dance, and acting by the Northside Performing Arts Center. For the grand finale: perform in a flash mob on the museum grounds!


Family Yoga on the grounds with Yogiños: Yoga for Youth®
Saturday, December 7, 10:00 am, McNay Grounds
Practice yoga the first Saturday of the month with your family and the Yogiños! Connect works of art on the McNay’s grounds with yoga postures and practices. Class is offered in English and Spanish. Bring your own yoga mat.


Family Art Play: Stop-Motion Studio
Sunday, December 29, 1:00 & 3:00 pm, Valero Learning Centers
Animate your own short film inspired by The Nightmare Before Christmas. View the film’s original characters and sets in the exhibition and design your own clay characters. Instructor Johnny Villarreal, art educator, helps bring your ideas to life with easy to use animation technology. Sessions at 1:00 & 3:00 pm.

 
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