Calendar: Public Programs

March 30, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

The Underground Railroad

Book Club

This program is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

Prior to the program, read Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad: A Novel (2016). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with the Amon Carter’s collection.
Refreshments will be provided after the discussion.

The first twenty registrants receive a free copy of the book. Registration is required. Registration for this program opens February 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and get information on receiving your book.

April 8, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Family Access Program

This is a free program for families with children who are 5 to 12 years old and on the autism spectrum. Families will have time to explore artworks in the galleries and get creative during a hands-on, art-making experience!

While the needs of individuals with autism are the focus of this program, it is also intended to be fun for parents, siblings (of all ages), and other relatives!

This program is offered on the second Saturday of every month. Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens April 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and to receive helpful instructions about your visit.

April 8, 2017
6:00pm10:00pm

Craftology

Community Program

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Grab your friends for a night of crafts, drafts, and more as we fill the museum with workshops and activities! Craftology is a community event highlighting the best of Cowtown culture with art, crafts, food, and music.

Featured local artisans Blue Eye Brown Eye, Ephemera!, and Oil and Cotton will offer workshops. Space is limited; arrive early to reserve your spot!

Ongoing art-making and specialized tours available all night.

Snacks, craft beer, wine, and coffee available for purchase from Alchemy Pops, Coffee : Experience, Cuppa Craft Coffee Co., Gepetto's Pizza Truck, Salsa Limon, Sedona Productions, and more!

Free parking is available at UNT Health Science Center parking lot and east garage on Clifton Street.

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April 12, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Close Encounters

Access Program

Designed for people of all ages with low or no vision and their guests, participants utilize tactile tools and conversation to connect with artworks in the museum’s collection.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to reserve your place and receive helpful instructions and parking information.

There is a designated barrier-free entrance near accessible parking for vehicles displaying the appropriate disability permits on Lancaster Avenue (the museum’s south side).

Tools for this program are generously funded by the Alcon Foundation.

See the Close Encounters program in action in this NBC5 news story.

April 13, 2017
10:30am11:30am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Access Program

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, participants discuss artists, exhibitions, and themes and use artworks to connect to past experiences.

This program is offered on the second Thursday of every month.

There is a designated barrier-free entrance near accessible parking for vehicles displaying the appropriate disability permits on Lancaster Avenue (the museum’s south side). Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information.

April 13, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Trivia Night

Adult Program

This program is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the wait list.

Put on your thinking cap for a casual evening of trivia inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection. Bring a group (up to six people per team) or come alone, and enjoy snacks, drinks, and prizes during this friendly competition. Questions cover a wide range of topics—no art history degree required!

Participants in this program must be at least 18 years of age.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register.

April 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

In this session, examine what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and play’s impact on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens April 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Play.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

April 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Sarah Newton as she leads an age-appropriate creative movement session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Creative movement is an inclusive movement experience that utilizes the body to express an emotion, explore an idea, or discover new movement potential. In this session, you will move with your baby, discovering the joy and possibilities of movement in relationship to the elements of art.

Registration for this program opens April 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

April 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Brandi Cline, licensed massage therapist, as she leads an infant massage session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Discover the health benefits of infant massage while learning how to teach your baby to relax. Learn to safety and effectively apply massage techniques to your child.

Registration for this program opens April 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

April 20, 2017
6:30pm7:30pm

Artist Talk: Gabriel Dawe

Conversation

Enjoy a conversation with Associate Curator Maggie Adler and artist Gabriel Dawe as they discuss his artwork, process, inspiration, and the installation of Plexus no. 34.

This program on American art, culture, and society is made possible by a generous gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

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