Events

December 15, 2017
9:00am10:00am

Parson Weems’ Fable (grades 5–12)

Distance Learning

History, Social Studies, Visual Arts
$75

Dive deep into discussion and analysis of Grant Wood’s painting Parson Weems’ Fable (1939). Students will be introduced to the artist and supporting information to spark interest and connections to United States history. Working from their own observations, students will explore and contemplate the historical and artistic relevance of this significant work of art.

*Registration is required. Email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5032 for more information.

12/15/2017 9:00am 12/15/2017 10:00am Parson Weems’ Fable (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 15, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection 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.

12/15/2017 2:00pm 12/15/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 15, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

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

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.

12/15/2017 3:00pm 12/15/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public