Special Events & Programs /  60th Anniversary Events

CONVERSATION: PRESENT AT THE BIRTH: MARION McNAY’S ORIGINAL BEQUEST
Thursday, February 13, 6:30 pm
Chiego Lecture Hall

William J. Chiego, Director, and Curators René Paul Barilleaux, Jody Blake, and Lyle Williams discuss Marion’s collection and favorite objects from her bequest.

A McNay anniversary toast follows lecture at
ART | MUSIC | FOOD | DRINKS
McNAY SECOND THURSDAYS

PERFORMANCE: LOVE SWEET LOVE
Friday, February 14, 6:30–8:30 pm
Leeper Auditorium


Sway to music of the 1960s with your Valentine or favorite +1. This romantic evening includes champagne, hors d’oeuvres, dessert, dancing, and classic entertainment by the Allegro Stage Company directed by Tim Hedgepeth and Tom Masinter.

Space is limited. Fee includes champagne, hors d’oeuvres, and an anniversary keepsake. Tickets are available for McNay members $10, nonmembers $15 online at http://mcnayart.ticketleap.com/. For more information or to pay by cash or check, call 210.805.1768 or e-mail This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

TOURS: WITH LOVE, MARION
Saturday, February 15
noon–5:00 pm
AT&T Lobby

McNay docents offer free tours each hour with highlights from the McNay collection, focusing on the bequests of founder Marion Koogler McNay.
5K RUN
Sunday, February 16, 10:00–11:00 am
museum grounds

A one-of-a-kind 5K run around the museum grounds. Train extra hard because best time winners (10 year increment categories) take home a limited-edition screenprint, designed by Chris Davila, specifically for the run. The after-party and awards ceremony includes
food for purchase from San Antonio’s favorite food trucks and a musical performance by Hyperbubble that will make even the most tired athletes dance their way to the activity-packed 60th Anniversary Free Family Day: Happy Birthday, McNay!

Register at www.athleteguild.com. Entry fee: members $25, nonmembers $35.
Day of run: members $30, nonmembers $40. For more information and run day details visit mcnayart.org. This event is in partnership with Athlete Guild LLC. Additional support from H-E-B and the San Antonio Current.
FREE FAMILY DAY: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, McNAY!
Sunday, February 16, 11:00 am–3:00 pm
museum grounds


Join us for the McNay’s 60th birthday bash! Free family activities ongoing from 11:00 am include:

15-Minute Family Tours: Tickets in the AT&T Lobby

Cupcake Creations: Decorate a birthday treat!

Print Factory: Bring a T-shirt to screenprint

Artsy Architecture: Design a tile based on the McNay’s building

Fairytale Ballet: Enjoy a live performance
by the San Antonio Metropolitan Ballet, celebrating their 30th anniversary

Yoga on the Grounds: Work out with your favorite outdoor sculptures

Cake and sing along at 3:00 pm to wish the McNay a Happy Birthday!
Parking for 5K and Free Family Day is at Alamo Heights High School and Junior School with continuous shuttle service from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
 
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