Events

July 8, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of The Polaroid Project. This exhibition surveys the history of the innovative photographic company Polaroid and its intersection with art, science, and technology during the second-half of the twentieth century. Featuring a wide-ranging group of artists, the exhibition showcases the diversity of works produced over several decades.

July 15, 201707/08/2017 3:00pm 07/15/2017 4:00pm The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public

July 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Infant Program

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

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Musical activities include singing, instrument play, creative movement, and dancing. Caregivers will learn to recognize early music behaviors such as singing and moving, as well as how to utilize music during daily rituals at home.

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

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

07/15/2017 9:30am 07/15/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with yoga instructor Miranda Davis, as she leads an age-appropriate yoga session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, you will create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simplistic yoga movement and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your baby.

Please wear comfortable clothing and a baby carrier (front carrying) if you have it. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

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

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

07/15/2017 9:30am 07/15/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Infant Program

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

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with A. J. Bowman-Shelton, founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, as she leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one. By using colors, shapes, and sculptures, start a conversation and discover that communicating with babies is not as abstract as you may have thought!

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

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

07/15/2017 9:30am 07/15/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

The Bet that Made the Motion Picture

Topical Tour

Meet in the Library for the story of the horse wager by wealthy industrialist Leland Stanford that led to the photographer Eadweard Muybridge’s creation of the motion capture camera. Then explore the galleries to see the impact of this nineteenth-century technology on paintings. No reservations required.

07/15/2017 11:00am 07/15/2017 12:00pm The Bet that Made the Motion Picture Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
1:30pm2:30pm

Art Focus

Adult Program

Join a museum educator to examine and discuss Thomas Moran's Cliffs of Green River from the Amon Carter’s collection.

07/15/2017 1:30pm 07/15/2017 2:30pm Art Focus Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a tour of the highlights of the permanent collection of paintings and sculpture led by one of our friendly, knowledgeable docents. No reservations are required.

07/15/2017 2:00pm 07/15/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Topical Tour

Every third Saturday, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required.

07/15/2017 3:00pm 07/15/2017 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 15, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of The Polaroid Project. This exhibition surveys the history of the innovative photographic company Polaroid and its intersection with art, science, and technology during the second-half of the twentieth century. Featuring a wide-ranging group of artists, the exhibition showcases the diversity of works produced over several decades.

07/15/2017 3:00pm 07/15/2017 4:00pm The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public