McNay Homeschool Day: Stories Told

Families and students explore narrative in the work of Jacob Lawrence, an artist who painted historical events. Guided gallery exercises and studio art activities combine to offer an experience rooted in both art and history.

Space is limited and registration is required. Fee (applies to adults only; students attend free): McNay Members $10, nonmembers $25. Register online at or e-mail . Registration deadline: February 19. Program is suitable for students aged 5-11, and students must be accompanied by an adult. Feel free to picnic on the grounds afterward.

This event may be photographed for use in McNay publications. If you do not wish to be photographed, please alert our staff or contact with any questions.

Image: Jacob Lawrence, General Toussaint L’Ouverture from Toussaint L’Ouverture (detail), 1986. Silkscreen. The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Foundation for the Arts. © 2017 Jacob Lawrence / Artist Rights Society (ARS), New York