Virtual Conversation: Texas Talks Art

Beginning in January of 2021, Texas Talks Art features 50 artist speaking with 50 curators across the state. The series features an intergenerational roster of artists working across a variety of mediums. Texas Talks Art presents a conversation with San Antonio-based artist Jenelle Esparza and Assistant Curator Lauren Thompson, McNay Art Museum, San Antonio—both on … Continued

Virtual Conversation with Artist Sandy Skoglund: Outtakes from Icons

Known for surreal photographs of multiplying animals, addictive snack food, and monochromatic interiors, Sandy Skoglund joins for a virtual conversation with McNay curators René Paul Barilleaux and Lauren Thompson. Skoglund’s artwork is featured in the current exhibition, Limitless! Five Women Reshape Contemporary Art, including two major three-dimensional installations each accompanied by large vivid, color photograph. In this conversation, Skoglund revisits her iconic photographs and explores the new body of artworks … Continued

Artists Looking at Art: Dan Guerrero

Artist and McNay Associate Registrar Dan Guerrero blends elements of religion and Pop/Hispanic culture in his painting. He joins René Paul Barilleaux, Head of Curatorial Affairs, for a virtual conversation about his influences, process, and paintings on view in the Oppenheimer Gallery through June 6, 2021. The Artists Looking at Art series features contemporary San … Continued

Virtual Conversation: Demystifying Folk, Fine, and Popular Art

Inspired by both the current exhibition Folk Pop: Victoria Suescum’s Tienditas (McNay) and the reopening of the Latin American Popular Art Galleries (San Antonio Museum of Art), two curators and one visual artist share perspectives on the spectrum of terms, spaces, challenges, and traditions on view. Tune in for a virtual conversation via Zoom to find out more. … Continued

Members Only Virtual Tour: Gifts & Giving

Founded in 1954 by the bequest of Marion Koogler McNay, the Museum’s Collection has grown to over 22,000 works of art thanks to the generosity of patrons, donors, and local art collectors. During this season of gift giving and charitable works, explore some of the most notable and curious gifts the McNay has received.  This event takes place … Continued

Members Only Virtual Tour: Set the Table

By combining organic materials such as fruit or flowers with manufactured items like tables, vases, and mementos, artists visually set the table in their still life paintings. Discover how modern and contemporary artists approach this traditional genre of art.  This event takes place on Zoom. Members must be subscribed to our emails to receive invitation and registration link for … Continued

Members Preview Virtual Tour: Robert Indiana: A Legacy of Love

Join Head of Curatorial Affairs, René Paul Barilleaux, on a special tour of our fall exhibition, Robert Indiana: A Legacy of Love, which honors the life and art of the late Pop icon and his resounding legacy. Surveying Indiana’s art in conversation with works by his contemporaries and successors, this exhibition invites you to dive into … Continued