Visionary Circle

Step into 2019 as a supporter of the arts by gifting a membership or joining as a Member yourself! We are counting down the final days of 2018 with 18 days of festive savings on new, renewing, and gift memberships. *BONUS* Purchase a new, renewing, or gift membership during the month of December and you could win a limited-edition print by artist Michael Menchaca! Menchaca's work is now on view in 100 Years of Printmaking in San Antonio. Giveaway winner will be announced in January!





Members at all levels receive the following benefits:

  • Unlimited free admission to the Museum and ticketed exhibitions (non-members pay up to $20 each visit!)
  • Subscription to the McNay Members magazine, Impressions, and e-newsletter, this week @ the McNay
  • 10% discount on Museum store purchases and special holiday shopping days, plus Double Discount opportunities
  • Free or discounted rates on lectures, workshops, and education programs
  • Free admission to exhibition related films, annual Print Fair, and other select McNay events
  • Entry into the McNay Library for research (by advance appointment)
  • NEW: Invitation for two (2) to area gallery, artist studio, and private collection visits
  • NEW: Opportunity for two (2) to participate in national travel with a curator
  • NEW: Listing on McNay website
  • NEW: 10% discount for photography on McNay grounds and indoor photography, by appointment

Follow this link to learn about Reciprocal Membership Programs


Benefactor $5,000

All Sponsor Member benefits, plus:

  • Free Museum admission for eight (8) guests per visit
  • NEW: A behind-the-scenes private tour with a curator for eight (8) guests
  • NEW: Invitation for two (2) to exclusive events held for Visionary Circle Members
  • NEW: Two State of the Museum addresses from McNay Director
  • NEW: 10% discount on Museum rental fees (catering not included)
  • NEW: Private tour with Texas museum directors of temporary exhibitions (Dallas Museum of Art, Kimbell Art Museum, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston)

A portion is tax deductible. The fair market value of the goods or services provided by the museum: 2 Patron Party admissions, $100.


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Philanthropist $10,000

All Benefactor Member benefits, plus:

  • Free Museum admission for ten (10) guests per visit
  • NEW: A behind-the-scenes private tour with a curator for ten (10) guests with a cocktail reception
  • NEW: A Dual/Family gift membership to the recipient of your choice

A portion is tax deductible. The fair market value of the goods or services provided by the museum: 2 Patron Party admissions, $100 and cocktail reception, $100.


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NEW: Director's Circle  $25,000

All Philanthropist Member benefits, plus:

  • Private dinner with McNay Director for six (6) guests in the collection galleries, by appointment
  • Private dinner with Distinguished Lecture speaker and McNay Director for two (2)
  • Up-close private tour with McNay Director and Curator for ten (10) guests, by appointment
  • Preview for of Museum acquisition candidates in Museum storage for two (2)
  • Private dinner with Texas Museum directors for two (2)
  • Exclusive national and international travel opportunities with the McNay Director during your active membership. Examples of national and international trips include:
    • Art Basel – Miami Beach – December 2018
    • Frieze – Los Angeles – February 2019
    • Venice Biennale – Venice, Italy – June 2019
    • New York City art shopping trip with McNay Director and Curator, Spring 2019
  • First chance to host an exclusive Visionary Circle event
  • A Family Plus gift membership for the recipient of your choice

A portion is tax deductible. The fair market value of the goods or services provided by the museum: 2 Patron Party admissions, $100, dinners, $200, and reception, $100.

All memberships are valid for 12 months. Memberships are non-refundable and non-transferable. The McNay Art Museum is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization. Membership contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Members may choose to decline any non-tax deductible benefits in writing to receive a full tax deduction for their contribution. Please allow for 2- 4 weeks from the time of your purchase to receive your new membership card(s).


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