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Elisabet Ney Museum

Hello folks! Though the museum is currently closed, please find these interesting digital resources to enjoy online!

Virtual Studio Sessions at the Elisabet Ney!

Join us for our new biweekly virtual artist meet-ups for adults! These will take place every other Thursday, on March 11, 25, April 8 & 22 from 6 to 7:30 pm. Each session will feature different art activities focused on experimentation with a variety of mediums. This is a great opportunity to meet other artists and work on projects within your own studio space. To sign up for each sessions, please click on the links below.

Virtual Studio Session #2 Thursday, March 25 at 6:00 PM 

Virtual Studio Session #3 Thursday, April 8 at 6:00 PM

Virtual Studio Session #4 Thursday, April 22 at 6:00 PM

Main Collection Tour/Recorrido principal de la colección

For a tour of the Elisabet Ney Museum’s main collection, given by Museum Site Coordinator Oliver Franklin, please click here: Main Collection Video Tour

  • For a tour of the museum’s second floor and the tower, provided by museum guide Amy Andrews, please click here: Museum Second Floor Video Tour
  • For a text-based tour of Elisabet Ney’s work in English, please click here: Ney Collection (pdf)
  • Para un recorrido por texto de las esculturas de Elisabet Ney en español, haga clic aquí: Ney Collection(pdf)
Landscape Tour and Information

To find out more about the Elisabet Ney Museum's historic landscape, please click here: http://theney.org/history-of-the-land and http://theney.org/ecology 

For a video tour of the Museum’s Native Prairie Historic Landscape restoration, given by Mino Giunta, the Museum’s landscape specialist, please click here: Landscape Restoration

 

Watch the Sixth First Annual Polkapocalypse 2020!
This super favorite of visitors from all over the globe was held online in 2020, and featured Brave Combo, Piñata Protest, and many, many more in a three-hour Polkaxtravaganza! Check it out, recorded, by clicking here: Polkapocalypse 2020!
About our past contemporary art Special Exhibition “Barbara Attwell: Rewylding”
  • For a video tour of the current Special Exhibition “Barbara Attwell: Rewylding”, please click here: Video Tour
  • To read more about the Elisabet Ney Museum’s current Special Exhibition “Barbara Attwell: Rewylding”, please click here: Exhibit Information 
  • For an activity video about making toilet paper roll animals at home, taught by Barbara Attwell and shared courtesy of the Westbank Public Library, please click here: Toilet Paper Roll Animals
Plein Aire Painting Demonstration

To celebrate wildflower season, for a video demonstration of Plein Aire painting created by Baron Wilson of Austin Plein Aire Society using the Elisabet Ney Museum as a model, please click here: Plein Aire Painting Demonstration

Fun Activity Demonstration Videos!
  • To learn how to make your own book, taught by museum educator Sarah Porter, please click here: Make your own Book
  • To learn how to make a digital Canva presentation poster about Elisabet Ney, taught by museum educator Renee Robinson, please click here: Elisabet Ney Canva Presentation Poster
  • More videos are coming so check back soon!
Who is Elisabet Ney?

For a biography of Elisabet Ney, please click here: Elisabet Ney Biography

Women in Texas History

For great lessons/activities and curriculum about Women in Texas History, especially pertinent in this, the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage, please click here: Women in Texas History (pdf)

Clay Activities

For a guide to activities using clay, click here: The Importance of Clay (pdf)

Museum Education

For more curriculum and museum education opportunities, visit this page: Museum Education