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McNay Art Museum, the first modern-art museum in Texas, houses permanent and temporary exhibits of Modernist, Impressionist, Renaissance and Medieval, and 19th- and 20th-century works. The collection contains works by international artists, such as Henri Matisse, Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Paul Gauguin, and Pablo Picasso. The Southwest collection includes Native American and New Mexican folk art. The 9 hectare (23 acre) property also features a Japanese-inspired garden filled with the museum's extensive collection of outdoor sculptures. Use our San Antonio trip planner to add McNay Art Museum and other attractions to your San Antonio vacation plans.
McNay Art Museum reviews
This museum is fabulous! Im so happy my friend told me about it! Beautiful space and rich artwork from renowned artists. $20 to enter Also, very interactive! Loved it
This museum is fabulous! Im so happy my friend told me about it! Beautiful space and rich artwork from renowned artists. $20 to enter Also, very interactive! Loved it more »
What a lovely building. Very picturesque and a nice collection of art and sculpture...worth the visit
What a lovely building. Very picturesque and a nice collection of art and sculpture...worth the visit more »
They have mostly contemporary art and a smattering of impressionist. Their new addition to the museum is very impressive. When I was there they had a display of theatrical costumes, especially from the Broadway play Wicked. Anybody who is interested in costume design should visit this archive, which includes drawings, reference books etc. In the new building they had a gallery for art produced by high school students, particularly Randolph Air Force base. They must have an outstanding art program because the works were very creative.
This is an excellent museum with a great collection ranging from modern art to local artists to European masters. They rotate exhibits to keep things fresh. The house itself is a thing of beauty to see the Spanish style architecture and the garden. So beautiful there were prom pictures being taken on the grounds. I greatly respect that they had anything printed like art descriptions in English and Spanish.
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