Events

August 31, 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.

08/31/2017 2:00pm 08/31/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
August 31, 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.

08/31/2017 3:00pm 08/31/2017 4:00pm The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
August 31, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

The Triumph of Seeds

Book Club

Prior to the program, read Thor Hanson’s The Triumph of Seeds: How Grains, Nuts, Kernels, Pulses, and Pips Conquered the Plant Kingdom and Shaped Human History (2016). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with the photography exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden.

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 July 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and get information on receiving your book.

08/31/2017 6:00pm 08/31/2017 8:00pm The Triumph of Seeds Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public