McNay Second Thursdays | Kids Out and About San Antonio

McNay Second Thursdays

*The event has already taken place on this date: Thu, 10/10/2019
A night of music, art, food, and drinks on the grounds of the McNay! Enjoy FREE general admission courtesy of H-E-B during this family-fun event. Bring your blanket and lawn chairs to lounge on the grounds. Enjoy different live music from local talent every month and enjoy themed children's art workshops at the McNay Fountain. Pets on leashes are always welcome. In the event of inclement weather, the concert moves indoors to the Leeper Auditorium. Special thanks to our media sponsor, the San Antonio Current!


  • September 12 (indoors), 6–9 pm - Band: DJ Despeinada—Studio 54 set
  • October 10, 6–9 pm - Band: Panic!—Classic 80s



- Bring your blanket and lawn chairs to lounge on the grounds while listening to live music.

- Dog-friendly (outside).
- Food trucks on campus

- Kid-friendly.

- Beer for purchase by Real Ale Brewing Company.

- As a partner of the McNay Art Museum's summer exhibition, Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today, Metropolitan Methodist Hospital will offer free and confidential HIV screenings to our community during the Museum’s free Second Thursday events on August 8 and September 12.


- Tours of the main collection galleries are offered at 6:30 and 7:30 pm. 
- Main collection galleries will be free of charge thanks to H-E-B!


- Art at the Fountain: Families can enjoy an art-making activity during Second Thursdays at the Koehler Fountain on the grounds.

  • September 12 (indoors), 6–7:30 pm - Tortilla Press Prints
  • October 10, 6–7:30 pm - Stamp Murals


- There is free parking at the McNay, but it is limited. These lots are located behind the Jones Building, off of Emporia Blvd and off of N New Braunfels Ave.
- There will be free parking at the annex lot at the corner of Emporia Blvd & Vanderheck St. A shuttle will bring you to and from the McNay. There is no public parking available at Sunset Ridge Church of Christ.

- Please note, there will be no shuttle on September 12.

*Times, dates, and prices of any activity posted to our calendars are subject to change. Please be sure to click through directly to the organization’s website to verify.


McNay Art Museum


6000 N New Braunfels Ave
San Antonio, TX, 78209
United States


(210) 824-5368
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McNay Art Museum
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The event has already taken place on this date: 
6 PM - 9 PM