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First Fashion and Video Art Exhibition at McNay Art Museum Celebrates the Iconic Decade Of the 90s

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From gowns to grunge, Fashion Nirvana: Runway to Everyday marks the first fashion and video art exhibition in McNay history. Set in the wake of the Cold War, in a decade of great hope and freedom ushered in by the fall of the Berlin Wall, the innovative installation celebrates the fearless designers, photographers, and video artists who made the 1990s iconic and worthy of its current revival.

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New Exhibition At McNay Art Museum Honors San Antonio Arts Visionary Robert L. B. Tobin

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This presentation reintroduces Robert L. B. Tobin to new generations of San Antonians through a mix of beloved artworks and theatre designs he acquired expressly to share with the public.

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Paris: Notre-Dame and Beyond Pays Homage to the City of Light

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Drawn entirely from the McNay’s collection, Paris: Notre-Dame and Beyond celebrates Paris monuments and marvels with more than 30 artworks depicting the City of Light, on view through February 23, 2020.

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Never-Before-Seen Prints in Latest Exhibition What You See is What You See

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The McNay Art Museum’s latest exhibition What You See is What You See celebrates the Museum’s important collection of Minimalist and Conceptual prints, some of which are on view for the first time in McNay history.

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Museum Stores in San Antonio Unite for Third Annual International “Museum Store Sunday”

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On Sunday, December 1, 2019, over 1,200 Museum Stores representing 50 states, 18 countries, and five continents will offer relaxing, inspired shopping inside your favorite museums and cultural institutions.

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Artists Looking At Art (ALA) Features San Antonio Native and Museum Employee Thomas Stokes III

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The McNay Art Musem’s latest Artist Looking at Art (ALA) series features 14 intimate paintings from emerging artist, Thomas Stokes III. Stokes, 21, is a San Antonio-native and part-time Gallery Services Officer at the Museum. Primarily self-taught, Stoke’s work focuses on the human form and portraiture using acrylic on canvas.

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McNay’s First-Ever Mary Cassatt Exhibition Features Rare Painting Exclusively On Loan From The Met

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This fall, McNay visitors have a special opportunity to view Mary Cassatt’s Impressionist masterpiece The Cup of Tea in the Museum’s newest exhibition Mary Cassatt’s Women. Joined by the McNay’s own rare suite of Cassatt’s well-known aquatints as well as other works on paper, The Cup of Tea is on loan exclusively to the McNay from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York for three months.

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Picasso to Hockney Explores Visual Artists’ Designs for Performance

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Picasso to Hockney: Modern Art on Stage explores how visual artists designed for performance, challenged conventional theatre practices, and often redefined their own work in the process.

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15 San Antonio Museums Join Together to Offer Free Reciprocal General Admission

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Fifteen museums and cultural institutions across San Antonio have joined together to celebrate art, history, and culture in the Alamo City with the launch of the third annual San Antonio Museum Month on October 1.

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Painting For Performance Spotlights The Art Of Modern Dance With Rarely Seen Work From Fine Artists

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This Fall, McNay Art Museum spotlights the art of dance with rarely seen artworks and designs from visual artists not traditionally associated with the stage in its latest exhibition, Painting for Performance. This exhibition offers a diverse selection of artworks and theatre designs spanning half a century, created by five European and American artists: Georges Rouault, Paul Jenkins, Terry Winters, David Salle, and Jeff Koons.

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