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Press & Acknowledgments


Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today wins Award for Excellence from the Association of Art Museum Curators 

2020 Curatorial Awards for Excellence Announced 

René Paul Barilleaux and Zoé Whitley Among Recipients of Curatorial Awards for Excellence  

2020 Curatorial Awards for Excellence Announced

CAA.reviews Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today

Transgender Author and Activist Jennifer Finney Boylan to Speak at the McNay on Thursday

10 Things to do in San Antonio This Weekend: Aug. 22-25

Transamerica/n: celebrating the underrepresented history of trans art

Artists Explore Gender Identity At San Antonio’s McNay Art Museum¬†

In This Issue | August 2019

“Transamerica/n” is the McNay Museum’s trailblazing exhibition on gender identity

McNay Art Museum Event ‘Flip the Script’ Imagines Gender Reversal in Shakespearean Theater¬†

San Antonio artist says ‘Hello World’ at McNay Art Museum¬†

Transamerica/n at the McNay

In San Antonio, a Landmark Art Exhibit Celebrates Gender Identity and Community 

The first modern art museum in Texas

Four haute museum shows to see in Texas this summer 

Warhol, Diversity Featured at McNay Art Museum This Summer

The ACTX Top Ten: Summer 2019

Column without end, part 18 

31 Latinx Arts Leaders Selected For NALAC Leadership Institute In San Antonio

Carson City Arts & Culture Coordinator Mark Salinas earns national arts and culture honor

From Florida to Alaska, America’s LGBTQ Bars Feel Like Home to Many

Judge Jean-Michel Basquiat-Andy Warhol Collaborations For Yourself At Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School

McNay to Screen Boys Don’t Cry, Story of Trans Man Brandon Teena

The Clothes that Make the Man

New To Town: McNay Art Museum 

A New Exhibition Celebrates Artists Rejecting the Gender Binary

Weekender: Orchestras And Icons, Reimagined

Andy Warhol Portraits and Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today open at McNay Art Museum

10 Things to do in San Antonio This Weekend: June 20-23 

Andy Warhol and Transamerica/n open at McNay Art Museum 

Warhol, LGBTQ Art Featured in New McNay Exhibitions

Lissa Rivera in “Transamerica/n: Gender, Identity, Appearance Today” at McNay Art Museum

Transamerica/n:¬†The McNay’s Trailblazing New Exhibition Explores Gender Identity

Warhol, Transamerica/n Exhibitions Represent ‘Transformational’ Moment for the McNay

Every Body: Transamerica/n at the McNay

New exhibit celebrating trans community unveiled at McNay Art Museum

Transamerica/n: The McNay Art Museum Presents Groundbreaking Exhibition Exploring Gender Identity

Gender, Identity, Appearance Today in Contemporary Art at the McNay

Warhol, transgender artists in focus at McNay Art Museum this summer

Pride Month Events Reflect Diversity of San Antonio’s LGBTQ Community

Pride Month events in San Antonio

Free Flicks: How to Watch Blockbusters and Cult Classics Alike Without Breaking the Bank This Summer

Summer Preview: The Most Promising Museum Shows and Biennials Around the World

Free Information Session Thursday to Discuss Upcoming Transamerica/n Exhibition At McNay 

Warhol leads groundbreaking pair of exhibitions at Texas art museum

Transformative show exploring Gender and Identity debuts in San Antonio

Exhibiting Change: When Some of the Best-Attended Exhibitions in Museums Are Protests, Where Do Institutions Go from Here?

San Antonio artist Gene Elder saved a community’s stories

Spring 2019 Editor’s Letter: Furthering the Conversation

McNay Art Museum Receives $175,000 Grant for Transamerica/n Exhibition

Groundbreaking art show on gender identity granted new McNay exhibition

2.11.19 US News

The Henry Luce Foundation Grants $ 175,000 to McNay Art Museum

McNay Art Museum receives $175,000 from the Henry Luce Foundation to support summer 2019 exhibition

Rich Aste Reflects on His First Two Years at the McNay

Hitting a High Note: San Antonio Artist Jose Villalobos Earns a Hefty Grant from the Esteemed Joan Mitchell Foundation


Lead funding is most generously provided by the Ford Foundation.

Major funding is provided by the Henry Luce Foundation, Inc.

Additional support is provided by Metropolitan Methodist Hospital,¬†‚ÄúLeader¬†in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality;‚ÄĚ and the Host Committee, chaired by Dr. Carlos E. Alvarez-Meraz.


Artist Committee

Community Committee

Ren Alvarez – Student

Renee Garvens – President, San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce

Sandra Ragan – Docent, McNay Art Museum

Robert Salcido, Jr. – Executive Director, Pride Center San Antonio

Graciela Sanchez – Director, Esperanza Peace & Justice Center

Amy Stone – Associate Professor, Trinity University

Roberto Trevino – City Councilman, District 1

Melissa Gohlke, Assistant Archivist

Katie Rojas, Manuscripts Archivist

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