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McNay Art Museum Acquires Monumental Bronze Sculpture by Hank Willis Thomas

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Snails are known for their leisurely pace, but the newest addition to the McNay Art Museum’s outdoor sculpture collection is rapidly becoming a visitor favorite. History of the Conquest by Hank Willis Thomas features a child holding a bow and reins while riding an ornately decorated snail.

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McNay Art Museum Opens New Interactive Studio Space on Friday, July 1

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San Antonio, TX (June 29, 2022) – The McNay Art Museum’s mission to engage a diverse community in the discovery and enjoyment of the visual arts takes shape this summer in the form of a new interactive studio opening Friday, July 1, in the Museum’s AT&T Lobby. Visitors are invited to reflect, co-create, and share experiences … Continued

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McNay Art Museum Awarded $750,000 Grant from The Mellon Foundation

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San Antonio, TX (June 6, 2022) – The McNay Art Museum is proud to announce $750,000 in new operating support over the next two years from the Mellon Foundation, the nation’s largest funder of the arts and humanities. This support comes following an award from the Mellon Foundation’s Art Museum Future’s Fund, an initiative created … Continued

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McNay Art Museum Director and CEO Rich Aste Takes On New Role

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San Antonio, TX (June 2, 2022) – Today, the McNay Art Museum announced that after completing his contract this fall, Director and CEO Dr. Richard Aste will depart San Antonio to launch his own coaching practice on the West Coast and join the executive coaching team at the University of California, Irvine. Aste will join … Continued

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Texan Theatre Designers Take Center Stage in New Tobin Collection of Theatre Arts Exhibition

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Celebrate 13 contemporary artists from the Lone Star State through a dynamic presentation of designs created for theatre productions around the world.

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Georgia O’Keeffe and American Modernism Opens at McNay on Friday, January 21

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Opening Friday, January 21, at the McNay Art Museum, Georgia O’Keeffe and American Modernism presents a wide-ranging view of the American Modernist movement through 65 diverse artworks from the McNay’s permanent collection, the Harmon and Harriet Kelley Foundation for the Arts, and rare loans from across the country.

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McNay Honors Wayne Thiebaud’s 100th Birthday with a Survey of 100 Paintings, Prints, and Drawings

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This exhibition features a selection of nine rarely-seen artworks from the Museum’s Collection in conversation with a Monet masterpiece

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Monet Masterpiece from Art Gallery of Ontario Travels to McNay Art Museum for New Exhibition Monet and Whistler in London

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This exhibition features a selection of nine rarely-seen artworks from the Museum’s Collection in conversation with a Monet masterpiece

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Two Summer Exhibitions Feature John Baldessari and Richard Anuszkiewicz, Artists Who Shaped Art Genres in America

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This summer, the McNay Art Museum presents two exhibitions of works on paper from American artists who helped shape the Conceptual and Op art movements.

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Big Medium announces the 2021 Texas Biennial: A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon

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Big Medium is pleased to announce the 51 participating artists and five museum partners of the 2021 Texas Biennial: A New Landscape, A Possible Horizon, co-organized by curators and artistic directors Ryan N. Dennis and Evan Garza.

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