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Sunday, August 03, 2014
If It Ain’t Baroque Film Series: Across The Universe (2:00 pm - 3:00 pm)

A tour of Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting at 1:00 pm and decadent movie treats at 1:30 pm precede the film.

Jude, a young shipyard worker in Liverpool, jumps ship in New Jersey to find his American G.I. father, only to be swept up in the anti-war movement and social protests of the 1960s. More than 30 Beatles’ songs are woven into this live-action and animation hybrid.

USA. 2007. English. 133 min., color. PG-13.

Free Public Tour: Highlights Of The Museum (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

McNay docents offer a free public tour of the permanent collection on the first Sunday of the month.

Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Tres Museos: Museum Day For Educators (9:00 am - 4:00 pm)

Tour the San Antonio Museum of Art’s exhibition, Matisse: Life in Color, take in the visual feast of Beauty Reigns at the McNay, and end the day at the Witte Museum’s new H-E-B Body Adventure.

Teachers earn six hours of continuing professional education credit. Fee (includes lunch and museum admissions): $8. Space is

limited. Register online at or call 210.805.1768. Registration deadline: August 1.

Thursday, August 07, 2014
Exhibition Talk: Burst: An Installation By Paul Villinski (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Artist Paul Villinski discusses his site-specific installations from recycled LP records, aluminum cans, and other found materials. View his installation Burst in the AT&T Lobby.

Sunday, August 10, 2014
If It Ain’t Baroque Film Series: The Royal Tenenbaums (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

A tour of Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting at 1:00 pm and decadent movie treats at 1:30 pm precede the film.


Three child prodigies, now adults, reunite with their estranged father. Wes Anderson’s quirky, yet obsessively meticulous aesthetic blends family poignancy, broad intellectual pursuits, and an iconic soundtrack. USA. 2001. English. Directed by Wes Anderson. 110 min., color. R.

Thursday, August 14, 2014
ART | MUSIC | FOOD | DRINKS: McNay Second Thursdays (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm)

Join us on the second Thursday of every month for a night of free fun on the museum grounds. Each month features a local band or DJ, food for sale from San Antonio’s best food trucks, and beer courtesy of Crispin Ciders. Catch a free docent-led tour of the collection at 6:00 and 8:00 pm.

These events are made possible with generous support from the Semmes Foundation, Inc. Special thanks to our media partner, the San Antonio Current, Northpark Subaru, and to our beverage sponsors, Crispin Ciders and Glazers Distributors.

Artists Looking At Art: Paul Northway (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

Paul Northway’s most recent work concentrates on the effect humans have had on the earth’s natural resources, primarily in their use—and waste—of water. His sculptures are playful in their combination of color and form, yet they stand as thoughtful critiques on our treatment of the environment.

Sunday, August 17, 2014
Summer Jazz & Lunch Series: Henry Brun And The International Trio (12:30 - noon - 3:30 pm)

A summer staple, the International Trio, led by Henry Brun, celebrates San Antonio’s Hispanic heritage with a lively Latin music repertoire. Enjoy rhythms from Puerto Rico to Brazil with bass, guitar, and percussion instruments.

Pre-order your box lunch at Limited number of lunches are available for purchase at the event.

Summer Jazz Concerts are free with museum admission. Box lunches: McNay members $13; nonmembers $15. Alcoholic beverages available for purchase at cash bar. No reservations needed. Seating is first come, first served basis. This program is made possible with generous support from the Susan and John Kerr Music Fund. Special thanks to our media partner Jazz 91.7 FM KRTU.

Free Public Tour: Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility In Recent Painting (3:00 pm - 4:00 pm)

McNay docents offer a free public tour of the feature exhibition the third Sunday of the month. In June, the feature exhibition on view is Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting.

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Workshop: Photogravure Printmaking (10:30 am - 3:30 pm)

Learn how artists expose light-sensitive plates to a photographic process and pull a photogravure print. Work with renowned printmaker Janet Flohr of Hare and Hound Press.

Ages 14+. Teachers earn four hours of continuing education credit (CPE). Space is limited and registration is required. Fee (includes museum admission and supplies): McNay members $15; nonmembers $30. Register online at or call 210.805.1768. Registration deadline: August 21.

Thursday, August 28, 2014
GET REEL: 60th Anniversary Film Series: Sabrina (6:30 pm - 7:30 pm)

A 6:00 pm wine reception precedes the film.


This sweeping rags-to-riches tale follows Sabrina Fairchild, the daughter of a chauffeur, who undergoes a transformation while at culinary school in Paris and returns home to a love triangle involving brothers David and Linus Larrabee. Sabrina is one of Audrey Hepburn’s best-known films, and earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress. U.S. 1954. English, 113 min., B/W. Not Rated.

Sunday, August 31, 2014
Family Art Play: Summer Sunprints (1:00 pm - 6:00 pm)

Sessions at 1:00 & 3:00 pm.


Use sunshine as an art material to create an original sunprint inspired by Paul Strand: The Mexican Portfolio. Work with a San Antonio photographer to learn the technique of cyanotype printing.

What is Family Art Play? The last Sunday of every month, the McNay offers a program for families that involves looking carefully at works of art and investigating a studio or performance component afterwards. For Family Art Plays, McNay members reserve space by calling 210.805.1768 by noon Friday before the activity. Nonmembers, pick up remaining free passes the day of activity. All Family Programs are free with museum admission.

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