General Information

The McNay Library is open to the public for research by advance appointment. Entry to the Library for your appointment is included in Museum admission or membership. 


REQUEST AN APPOINTMENT

To request a research appointment please email the Library at least one week in advance with the following information:

•Name

•Email address

•Mailing address

•Phone number

•Purpose for visiting the McNay Library

•Dates and times you would like to visit

•Any additional information relating to your research project

Library appointment email: library.appointment@mcnayart.org


LIBRARY HOURS

OPEN BY APPOINTMENT

Tuesday through Friday, 10 am – 1 pm

No appointments will be made on New Year’s Day, July 4, Thanksgiving Day and the following Friday, the last two weeks in December, and the first week of January.


 LIBRARY LOCATION

The Library is located on two levels of the Main Collection Galleries.


Lower Level

(below the Tobin Theatre Arts Gallery) - Reference, general fine arts collection, periodicals, special collections, and the Library office.


Upper Level
 

(Tobin Theatre Arts Gallery) - dance, music, opera, theater architecture, gardens, theatrical design, and festivals.