Calendar: Member Programs

July 6, 2015
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection
Drawn from the celebrated American Indian art collection of Charles and Valerie Diker, Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection showcases approximately 120 masterworks, including fine examples of basketry, pottery, sculpture, ivories, kachina dolls, regalia, and pictographic arts from tribes across the North American continent. The exhibition provides rare access to many exquisite works from one of the most comprehensive and diverse collections of American Indian art in private hands.

July 18, 2015
4:30pm5:30pm

Amon Carter Circle Members Reception with Pulitzer Prize winning author and historian David McCullough

Join us prior to Mr. McCullough’s public lecture at 6 p.m. which explores the cultural exchange between France and America in the nineteenth century. An example of one such exchange is Samuels B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre, now on view at the Amon Carter through August 23.

September 18, 2015
6:00pm8:00pm

Amon Carter Circle Photography Forum Members Reception

Laura Wilson: That Day
Join us and celebrate this exhibition of more than sixty photographs that introduces us to worlds that are hard-bitten and fiercely independent.

October 7, 2015
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

Patron and Amon Carter Circle Members
Self-Taught Genius:Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum
This exhibition explores the “self-taught” artist as an elastic and enduring phenomenon with powerful and profound implications that have changed over time. More than 100 works of art are on view in this groundbreaking exhibition that highlights the roles of folk and self-taught artists as figures who are central to the shared history of America and whose contributions to the national conversation are paramount.

October 9, 2015
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

Associate, Friend and Sustainer Members
Self-Taught Genius:Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum
This exhibition explores the “self-taught” artist as an elastic and enduring phenomenon with powerful and profound implications that have changed over time. More than 100 works of art are on view in this groundbreaking exhibition that highlights the roles of folk and self-taught artists as figures who are central to the shared history of America and whose contributions to the national conversation are paramount.

October 21, 2015
9:00am5:00pm

Travel to Taos with the Amon Carter Circle

Pressing Through Time: 150 Years of Printmaking in Taos

This year marks 150 years of printmaking in Taos, New Mexico. Throughout fall of 2015 the art of printmaking in Taos will be on view simultaneously in arts centers, museums, and private galleries. This set of exhibitions will mark the first time such a large show has been staged in Taos, the result of an unprecedented and successful collaboration among arts organizations around town. Join Amon Carter curatorial staff for this visual feast and a rare opportunity inside the homes of art collectors. Collectors will reveal anecdotes about the ongoing search for works of art and the secrets of how their collections and aesthetics have evolved. This trip is for Circle members only. Space is limited to eighteen guests; so reserve your spot soon!

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