Events

November 1, 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: Winslow Homer's Outdoorsmen

11/01/2017 3:00pm 11/01/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 1, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Johnson and Johnson: A New York Architect and Cowtown Collector Collaborate

Special reception for Sustainer and Patron Members

Sustainer and Patron Members are cordially invited to a Special Program and Reception: Johnson and Johnson: A New York Architect and Cowtown Collector Collaborate

Discover the fascinating history of the collaboration between architect Philip Johnson and his patron Ruth Carter Johnson (later Stevenson) as they designed the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Through photographs and artifacts, the museum's docents and archivist will explore the museum as a monument to the city of Fort Worth and Amon Carter who was one of its greatest promoters.

Reception to follow in the Lounge

Please reply by October 21, to 817.989.5063 membership@cartermuseum.org.

11/01/2017 6:00pm 11/01/2017 8:00pm Johnson and Johnson: A New York Architect and Cowtown Collector Collaborate Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 2, 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.

11/02/2017 2:00pm 11/02/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 2, 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.

11/02/2017 3:00pm 11/02/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 2, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Trivia Night

Trivia competition inspired by the museum’s collection

Put on your thinking cap for a casual evening of trivia inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection. Bring a group (up to six people per team) or come alone, and enjoy snacks, drinks, and prizes during this friendly competition. Questions cover a wide range of topics—no art history degree required!

Participants in this program must be at least 18 years of age.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens October 1.

Eventbrite - Trivia Night

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

11/02/2017 6:00pm 11/02/2017 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 3, 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.

11/03/2017 2:00pm 11/03/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 3, 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.

11/03/2017 3:00pm 11/03/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
10:00am1:00pm

Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden

Free teacher workshop

FREE

For this botanically inspired workshop, Amon Carter educators have teamed up with contemporary photographer and Distinguished Research Professor at the University of North Texas, Dornith Doherty and educators from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) to demonstrate how science and art are integrated! Teachers will have the unique opportunity to listen to Doherty speak about her Archiving Eden project at the Amon Carter, and then journey to BRIT to tour the herbarium and engage in sensational seed investigations.

Participants will receive three CPE hours in Fine Arts: Art—All Levels, Science: Physical Sciences—All Levels, and Instructional Techniques—All Levels.

Art, gifted and talented, and science teachers from classroom and homeschool settings, as well as preservice teachers, are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

Space is limited; preregistration is required. Cancellations must be received forty-eight hours in advance of the program or a $25 fee will be charged; program materials will be mailed to absent teachers.

Download the registration form.

11/04/2017 10:00am 11/04/2017 1:00pm Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
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

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

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
November 5, 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.

11/05/2017 2:00pm 11/05/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 5, 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.

11/05/2017 3:00pm 11/05/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 7, 2017
3:00pm5:00pm

Academic Decathlon Art Training: The Art of Africa

Distance Learning training for students and coaches

$75 per team

During this live broadcast, review select artworks, architecture, and artifacts from the southern, eastern, central, and western regions of Africa. An Amon Carter educator provides an overview of important African art from the ancient period to the present, including the African diaspora; historical contexts in which to view the artworks; and explanations about how these objects had an impact on African culture, history, and art history.

For more information or to register call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org.

11/07/2017 3:00pm 11/07/2017 5:00pm Academic Decathlon Art Training: The Art of Africa Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 8, 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: Frederic Remington and the North Country

11/08/2017 3:00pm 11/08/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 2017
10:30am11:30am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Program for people with all stages of Alzheimer’s

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, participants discuss artists, exhibitions, and themes and use artworks to connect to past experiences.

This program is offered on the second Thursday of every month.

There is a designated barrier-free entrance near accessible parking for vehicles displaying the appropriate disability permits on Lancaster Avenue (the museum’s south side).

Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information.

11/09/2017 10:30am 11/09/2017 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 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.

11/09/2017 2:00pm 11/09/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 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.

11/09/2017 3:00pm 11/09/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

For students 5–18 years

FREE

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

During this wildly interactive experience, students will explore the exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art to see how artists used their particular medium to celebrate recreational, commercial, personal, and sometimes vital ways humans have lived off the land. Gallery teachers will make connections between the role of the hunter, the sublime beauty and tragedies inherent in nature, and artists who captured these moments.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

11/10/2017 10:00am 11/10/2017 11:30am Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 2017
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

For students 5–18 years

FREE

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

During this wildly interactive experience, students will explore the exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art to see how artists used their particular medium to celebrate recreational, commercial, personal, and sometimes vital ways humans have lived off the land. Gallery teachers will make connections between the role of the hunter, the sublime beauty and tragedies inherent in nature, and artists who captured these moments.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

11/10/2017 2:00pm 11/10/2017 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 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.

11/10/2017 2:00pm 11/10/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 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.

11/10/2017 3:00pm 11/10/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 11, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Program for families with children on the autism spectrum

This is a free program for families with children who are 5 to 12 years old and on the autism spectrum. Families will have time to explore artworks in the galleries and get creative during a hands-on, art-making experience!

While the needs of individuals with autism are the focus of this program, it is also intended to be fun for parents, siblings (of all ages), and other relatives!

This program is offered on the second Saturday of every month. Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens November 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

11/11/2017 10:30am 11/11/2017 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 11, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

Art and the Military

Themed Tour

For centuries American artists have depicted military people and subjects in their work. Civilian artists have portrayed military themes, while military artists have depicted both military and civilian subjects. Learn about connections between paintings and sculpture in the museum’s collection and the military throughout American history. This tour includes rarely seen items from the archives. Meet at the Information Desk. No reservations required.

11/11/2017 11:00am 11/11/2017 12:00pm Art and the Military Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 11, 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.

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

11/11/2017 3:00pm 11/11/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 12, 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.

11/12/2017 2:00pm 11/12/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 12, 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.

11/12/2017 3:00pm 11/12/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 2017
9:00am10:00am

Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (grades 5–12)

Distance Learning

Science, Visual Arts
$75

“When I read that a Doomsday Vault–a modern-day ark for plants–had been built near the North Pole, I became determined to photograph it. Two years later, I crossed the threshold into the icy cavern containing a comprehensive catalogue of life.” – Dornith Doherty
Interact with photographer and University of North Texas professor, Dornith Doherty, to explore her intriguing photographs taken within seed vaults on four continents. View the delicate intricacies of plant-life on display in the exhibit, Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden and discuss the importance of conserving plant species. 

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

11/15/2017 9:00am 11/15/2017 10:00am Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 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 Mystery and Melancholy of Andrew Wyeth's Outdoors

11/15/2017 3:00pm 11/15/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 2017
7:00pm10:00pm

Annual Circle Dinner

Annual reception and dinner for Circle Members

Celebrate with Amon Carter Trustees and Executive Director Andrew J. Walker at this annual reception and dinner honoring members of the Amon Carter Circle. Enjoy an entertaining evening known for some of the liveliest dinner conversation you will hear all year.

11/15/2017 7:00pm 11/15/2017 10:00pm Annual Circle Dinner Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
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: 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
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: Infant Massage

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 Brandi Cline, licensed massage therapist, as she leads an infant massage session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Discover the health benefits of infant massage while learning how to teach your baby to relax. Learn to safely and effectively apply massage techniques to your child.

Registration for this program opens November 1.

 Infant Massage

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: Infant Massage 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
11:00am12:00pm

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.

11/18/2017 11:00am 11/18/2017 12:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 18, 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.

11/18/2017 2:00pm 11/18/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 18, 2017
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Themed Tour

Every third Saturday, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required.

11/18/2017 3:00pm 11/18/2017 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 18, 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.

11/18/2017 3:00pm 11/18/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 19, 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.

11/19/2017 2:00pm 11/19/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 19, 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.

11/19/2017 3:00pm 11/19/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 24, 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.

11/24/2017 2:00pm 11/24/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 24, 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.

11/24/2017 3:00pm 11/24/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 25, 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.

11/25/2017 11:00am 11/25/2017 12:00pm Caught on Paper Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 25, 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.

11/25/2017 2:00pm 11/25/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
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