Events

November 25, 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.

11/25/2017 3:00pm 11/25/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 26, 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.

11/26/2017 2:00pm 11/26/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 26, 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.

11/26/2017 3:00pm 11/26/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 29, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Weekly lecture series with TCU’s Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite

Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University

Explore artworks from the exhibitions Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper and consider the various ways and reasons why artists have depicted Americans in their urban, rural, and wilderness environments.

This free lecture series is offered every Wednesday at 3 p.m. from August 23 to November 29 except during the week of Thanksgiving.

This week's topic: The Spectacle of Americans in the Urban Outdoors

11/29/2017 3:00pm 11/29/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 30, 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.

11/30/2017 2:00pm 11/30/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 30, 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.

11/30/2017 3:00pm 11/30/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 1, 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.

12/01/2017 9:00am 12/01/2017 10:00am Parson Weems’ Fable (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 1, 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.

12/01/2017 2:00pm 12/01/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 1, 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.

12/01/2017 3:00pm 12/01/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 2, 2017
10:00am12:00pm

Book SmART: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Read Shel Silverstein’s classic Where the Sidewalk Ends prior to the workshop and then, while at the museum, discover innovative ways to connect the book’s quirky characters, silly poems, and whimsical sketches with artworks from the Amon Carter’s collection. Participants look at and discuss artworks from a variety of media, learn visual literacy strategies, and explore ways to infuse language arts curriculum with images that make poetry units come to life.

Participants will receive two CPE hours in: English/Language Arts: All Levels, Fine Arts—Art: All Levels, and Instructional Techniques: All Levels

Elementary school librarians and art, gifted and talented, language arts, and reading teachers from classroom and homeschool settings, as well as preservice teachers, are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

Download the registration form.

12/02/2017 10:00am 12/02/2017 12:00pm Book SmART: Where the Sidewalk Ends Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public