6:30 pm | Cocktails & Raffle Sales
8:00 pm | Dinner & Program

Black Tie | Valet Parking

Proceeds from this event benefit the McNay’s education,
exhibition, and conservation programs.
To purchase tickets of for questions please call 210.805.1761

Bonnie & Clyde Live Auction Items

End the night feeling like an outlaw by outbidding your friends and taking these crime-worthy auction items home with you.

Not coming to the gala? No worries. We have proxy bidders available. For more information on these items and proxy bidding call 210.805.1761 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .


For Daring Bonnies

This exquisite stingray jewel-encrusted necklace is a unique treasure by renowned designer Nini Hale. Nini’s inspiration for this remarkable piece is her favorite flower, the orchid, which represents luxury, love, beauty, peace, and strength. Handcrafted with multi-orange sapphires and diamonds, this piece is sure to leave all the Clydes out there breathless.
Seventeen (17) diamonds (.53 cts.) and 366 multi orange sapphires (19.44 cts.) worn on a brown stingray necklace (18 kyg). Value $29,500. Graciously donated by Nini Jewels and Saks Fifth Avenue.
For Dashing Clydes

This priceless package, exclusive to McNay Gala bidders, allows you and one accomplice to ride shotgun with a professional driver doing Hot Laps on the Formula One 3.4-mile Austin circuit track. The winning bid also gets:

  • Two (2) three-day reserved tickets in the Main Grandstand for the 2013 FORMULA 1® UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX (November 15–17)
  • Guided tour of Circuit of the Americas, the Austin360 Amphitheater, and the 25-story observation Tower (must be scheduled in advance)
  • One parking pass for the 2013 F1 USGP Graciously donated by Circuit of the Americas.

Prize Chance Drawing Items

One ticket for $100 or Six for $500 Purchase six tickets for $500 and have a chance at winning a One-Night Stay at the Westin La Cantera Resort, along with a Round of Golf for Two. Compliments of the Westin La Cantera Resort, San Antonio.



Be the Star & Dine with the Director

You and your castmates (6 guests) get the Hollywood treatment at the McNay with a behind-the-scenes tour with the Director himself, Bill Chiego. Then, join Liz and Bill for a fabulous dinner in the beautiful Stieren Center for Exhibitions, catered by the RK Group, with entertainment by the Jazz Protagonists. A mutually agreeable date will be determined. Graciously donated by the RK Group; Jazz Protagonists; McNay Art Museum; and Liz and Bill Chiego.

A Wine Collection Worthy of a Movie Heist

You’ll want to recruit your own Ocean’s Eleven team to get your hands on this truly unique wine collection, assembled from the private vaults of San Antonio’s most discerning wine connoisseurs. Notable collectors include Harold Wood, Marie Halff, John Feik, Ben Adams, Carolyn and Allan Paterson, and Soonalyn and Dan Jacob. Graciously donated by Harold Wood; Marie Halff; John Feik; Ben Adams; Carolyn and Allan Paterson; and Soonalyn and Dan Jacob.

Blockbuster Block Party

Not your typical dinner and a show, be the host of a one-of-a-kind event at the McNay. Invite 50 of your closest friends and pick the flick for a movie under the stars on the outdoor Brown Sculpture Terrace. Enjoy movie theatre snacks and scrumptious BBQ courtesy of Keith Hill BBQ food truck. Graciously donated by Keith Hill BBQ and the McNay Art Museum.

Eat, Drink, Ride

No need to go travelling around the world to find yourself immersed in an exceptional culinary experience. You and your entourage (5 guests) will be picked up by a luxurious limo and, in true Hollywood fashion, be transported to Biga on the Banks for hors d’oeuvres and wine pairings, followed by a ride to Hotel Valencia for dinner at Citrus. Then, hop on for one final ride to Club Girard where you will enjoy decadent desserts. Graciously donated by Elegant Limo & Charter; Biga on the Banks; Hotel Valencia; and Club Giraud.



$250 Underwrite free school tours and busing for hundreds of school children—many experiencing their first-ever museum visit. 2013 Gala Committee

Marie Halff
Gala Chair

Ann Ash
Alethea Bugg
Emma Calvert
Barbara Chumney
Lacey Neuhaus Dorn
Ty Edwards
Charles Forster
Walton Gregory
Betty Halff
Lisa Halff
Sarah Harte
Joanie Hurd


Cynthia McMurray
Connie McNab
Diana Morehouse
Barbie O’Connor
Brad Parman
Carolyn Paterson
Sandra & Mark Randol
Patricia Ruiz-Healy
Ethel Runion
Jennifer Sammis
Beverly Santos
Lucille Travis


Lead Underwriting
Semmes Foundation, Inc.

Director Underwriting
Jane Cheever Powell

Actor Underwriting
Jane & Bill Lacy
Vicki & John McLaughlin
Barbie & Toby O’Connor

Producer Tables
Marie Halff
Stieren Family in honor of Arthur Stieren

Director Tables
Betty Murray Halff
Sarah E. Harte & John S. Gutzler
Joanie & J. R. Hurd
Susan & John Kerr
The Tobin Endowment
Valero Energy Corporation


Actor Tables
Elise & Craig Boyan
Barbara Seale Condos
CW Floors/Feik Enterprises, LLC
Lacey Neuhaus Dorn &
Tucker Dorn
Charles A. Forster
Frost Bank
Karen & Tim Hixon
Koontz McCombs
L.D. Ormsby Charitable Foundation, Inc.
Luther King Capital Management/
Emma & Toby Calvert
Chris & Bill McCartney
Mejia Engineering
Diana Morehouse
Carolyn & Allan Paterson
Lucille & Jim Travis
The University of Texas at San Antonio




Catto & Catto LLP
Nancy & Charlie Cheever
Gwen & James Cowden
Peggy & Lowry Mays/
Mays Family Foundation
Ruth Eilene Sullivan

Invitation Sponsor
Lucille & Jim Travis

Valet Parking Sponsor
Cavender Audi

Favor Sponsor
Sandra & Mark Randol

Program Sponsors
Alethea & Bruce Bugg

Photography Sponsor
Colette & Ty Edwards & ING

Special Thanks
San Antonio Magazine
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