Events

November 4, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Artist Talk: Dornith Doherty

Artist lecture and book signing

North Texas photographer Dornith Doherty has traveled the globe to construct a visual meditation on the planet’s botanical diversity by showcasing the work of international seed banks in the exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden. During this lecture, Doherty will discuss her process, influence, and experiences when taking photographs for this project.

Doherty will be available to sign copies of her accompanying publication, Archiving Eden following the lecture. The book is available for purchase in the Museum Store.

11/04/2017 10:30am 11/04/2017 12:00pm Artist Talk: Dornith Doherty Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

Caught on Paper

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a tour of Caught on Paper. Inspired by the coinciding exhibition of paintings and sculpture Wild Spaces Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art, this selection of works on paper explores the popular outdoor subjects that have captivated American artists for centuries. No reservations required.

11/04/2017 11:00am 11/04/2017 12:00pm Caught on Paper Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

11/04/2017 2:00pm 11/04/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

11/04/2017 3:00pm 11/04/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public