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23rd Annual McNay Print Fair Features Thousands of Prints, Watercolors, Photographs, and Drawings for Sale from 13 Dealers Across the Country
Only Event of Its Kind in the Southwest Happening March 2-3 at the McNay Art Museum
San Antonio, TX (February 18, 2019) – For the 23rd year in a row, the McNay Art Museum will host its highly-anticipated Print Fair at the Museum on March 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and March 3 from Noon to 5 p.m. The two-day fair is the only event of its kind in the Southwest, and will feature 13 dealers from across the country–including San Antonio’s Ruiz-Healy Art. Dealers will bring thousands of prints, drawings, watercolors, and photographs to show and sell. Fair admission is free with Museum admission.
“It’s wonderful to see people travel from across the country to attend this beloved event at the McNay,” said Lyle Williams, Curator of Prints and Drawings. “The Fair is a great opportunity for novice and seasoned collectors alike to hone their connoisseurship skills, get to know and learn from respected and informed dealers, and perhaps go home with a newfound treasure.”
Participating dealers have something for every taste and budget, from old master prints to contemporary drawings and photography. This year’s participating dealers are included below:
Print Fair Photos: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/k9bjamw2b8rqpqe/AAC8tH7Ls6wMzsHsYUH36Ei9a?dl=0
About the McNay Art Museum
The McNay Art Museum engages a diverse community in the discovery and enjoyment of the visual arts. Built in the 1920s by artist and educator Marion Koogler McNay, the Spanish Colonial Revival residence became the site of Texas’s first museum of modern art when it opened in 1954. Today, more than 140,000 visitors a year enjoy works by modern masters including Paul Gauguin, Vincent van Gogh, Edward Hopper, Joan Mitchell, Alice Neel, Georgia O’Keeffe, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. The 23 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds include sculptures by Robert Indiana, Luis A. Jiménez Jr., George Rickey, Joel Shapiro, and Kiki Smith. The 45,000 square-foot Jane & Arthur Stieren Center for Exhibitions, designed by internationally renowned French architect Jean-Paul Viguier, features three significant exhibitions annually.
For almost 65 years, the McNay has enchanted visitors with its art, architecture, and ambiance. The museum offers rich and varied exhibitions as well as rotating displays in the Main Collection Galleries from the 20,000 works in the collection; more than 45,000 adults, teachers, students, and families take advantage of a variety of education programs and innovative educational resources.
Rachel Trevino, Head of Communications and Marketing
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