Events

November 16, 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.

11/16/2017 2:00pm 11/16/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 16, 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.

11/16/2017 3:00pm 11/16/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 16, 2017
4:00pm8:00pm

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Network and collaborate with your fellow American art enthusiasts at these events, every third Thursday of every other month (except where noted otherwise), 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the museum's Library to "help Wikipedia tell the story of American art." Attendees will be help facilitate the museum's mission to further knowledge on American art by either creating or editing articles on topics that relate to the museum's collections. However, editors have the freedom to write on any topic they wish.

Both novice and experienced editors are invited to join us. We'll have experienced Wikipedians to guide writers on Wikipedia editing policies and technical procedures. Attendees will work in the museum's Reading Room, which offers a collaborative and inspiring space for editing. Editors will also have ready access to the library's near-comprehensive collection of research resources on American art.

For more information, visit our Meetup page.

11/16/2017 4:00pm 11/16/2017 8:00pm Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2017
8:30am9:30am

Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8)

Distance Learning

History, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts
$75

Explore themes of wildlife, conservation, and fishing as recorded by nineteenth and twentieth-century artists in two special exhibitions, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper. A museum educator and an expert in the fields of natural and cultural resources and conservation will be on hand to help students make connections between the artworks and modern conservation efforts.

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

11/17/2017 8:30am 11/17/2017 9:30am Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2017
10:00am11:00am

Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8)

Distance Learning

History, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts
$75

Explore themes of wildlife, conservation, and fishing as recorded by nineteenth and twentieth-century artists in two special exhibitions, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper. A museum educator and an expert in the fields of natural and cultural resources and conservation will be on hand to help students make connections between the artworks and modern conservation efforts.

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

11/17/2017 10:00am 11/17/2017 11:00am Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 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.

11/17/2017 2:00pm 11/17/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 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.

11/17/2017 3:00pm 11/17/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 18, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Dr. James Thomas, early literacy consultant, who will demonstrate age-appropriate activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Infancy is the time to begin with an awareness of language and books. During this program you will learn songs, how to share books, sign language, and ways to exercise with your little one to encourage language development.

Please bring a blanket to use during this program.

Registration for this program opens November 1.

 Early Literacy

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

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

11/18/2017 9:30am 11/18/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 18, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

In this session, examine what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and the impact of play on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens November 1.

 Play

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org .

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

11/18/2017 9:30am 11/18/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 18, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Movement

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (12 to 24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Taleisha Jones, an instructor at The Little Gym with a background in psychology and child development, as she leads an age-appropriate session that includes movement activities inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

This program’s curriculum is designed to help build the skills needed as children become mobile. It will focus on skills to promote inner ear development and strengthen your child’s core to help with balance and stabilization. While your child discovers new movements, colors, and sounds with fascination and joy, you’ll discover new smile muscles you never knew you had!

Children should be dressed in comfortable clothing (dresses are not ideal) for this program. Also, please bring a burp cloth or a blanket.

Registration for this program opens November 1.

 Movement

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

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

11/18/2017 9:30am 11/18/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public