Events

January 4, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

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.

01/04/2018 3:00pm 01/04/2018 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 6, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

Influence and Inspiration

Themed Tour

Exploring the ways that artists have influenced and inspired one another is a fun way to view the collection with a new perspective or see it for the first time. Meet at the information desk then explore the galleries to discover how works in the collection are related through artists’ relationships, common interests, or similarities in process or style. No reservations required.

01/06/2018 11:00am 01/06/2018 12:00pm Influence and Inspiration Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 11, 2018
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.

Support for Access Programs by the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

01/11/2018 10:30am 01/11/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 12, 2018
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Back to Basics

For students 5–18 years

FREE

Start your 2018 curriculum with a back-to-basics introduction to elements of art and principles of design using paintings and sculpture from the Amon Carter’s collection. Gallery teachers will help students breakdown artworks into their most basic forms: lines, colors, shapes, texture, etc., and then shift the focus to design aspects, including balance, unity, and proportion.

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

The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers. Registration for this program opens December 15.

 Back to Basics

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

01/12/2018 10:00am 01/12/2018 11:30am Homeschool Tour: Back to Basics Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 12, 2018
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Back to Basics

For students 5–18 years

FREE

Start your 2018 curriculum with a back-to-basics introduction to elements of art and principles of design using paintings and sculpture from the Amon Carter’s collection. Gallery teachers will help students breakdown artworks into their most basic forms: lines, colors, shapes, texture, etc., and then shift the focus to design aspects, including balance, unity, and proportion.

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

The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers. Registration for this program opens December 15.

 Back to Basics

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

01/12/2018 2:00pm 01/12/2018 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Back to Basics Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 13, 2018
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 January 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

Support for Access Programs by the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

01/13/2018 10:30am 01/13/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 13, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

American Art Comes of Age

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk to view and discuss the art of the Gilded Age, including works by Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and American Impressionists Mary Cassatt and Childe Hassam. No reservations required.

01/13/2018 11:00am 01/13/2018 12:00pm American Art Comes of Age Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 17, 2018
5:30pm7:30pm

Rodeo Pre-Party

Society 1949

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Society 1949 cordially invites you to come join us for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres provided by Ranch 616, a Miron Crosby pop-up shop, and a seat at the rodeo’s bulls’ night out!

Tickets on sale beginning December 4

BUY YOUR TICKETS

01/17/2018 5:30pm 01/17/2018 7:30pm Rodeo Pre-Party Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 18, 2018
4:00pm8:00pm

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Join other editors to help Wikipedia tell the story of American art

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.

01/18/2018 4:00pm 01/18/2018 8:00pm Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your baby (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with A. J. Bowman-Shelton, founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, as she leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one. By using colors, shapes, and sculptures, start a conversation and discover that communicating with babies is not as abstract as you may have thought!

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Registration for this program opens January 1.

 Sign Language

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

01/20/2018 9:30am 01/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your baby (ages 12–24 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 January 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.

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

01/20/2018 9:30am 01/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

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 Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Musical activities include singing, instrument play, creative movement, and dancing. Caregivers will learn to recognize early music behaviors such as singing and moving, as well as how to utilize music during daily rituals at home.

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Registration for this program opens January 1.

 Music

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

01/20/2018 9:30am 01/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

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 yoga instructor Miranda Davis as she leads an age-appropriate yoga session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, you will create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simple yoga movement and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your baby.

Participants do not need to have any prior yoga experience to participate in this class.

Please wear comfortable clothing and a baby carrier (front carrying) if you have it. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Registration for this program opens January 1.

 Yoga

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

01/20/2018 9:30am 01/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
10:30am12:30pm

Crafting from the Collection

A mini-workshop and tour for adults

During this unique tour and mini-workshop, visitors will find inspiration from the exhibition Ellen Carey: Dings, Pulls, and Shadows and will create multi-hued granulated wax candles.

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

Eventbrite - Crafting from the Collection

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

01/20/2018 10:30am 01/20/2018 12:30pm Crafting from the Collection Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a guided tour of Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas. Texas-based artists Celia Eberle, Kana Harada, Sharon Kopriva, Sherry Owens, and Linda Ridgway take the traditions of sculpture in new directions for the twenty-first century. Allusions to nature and human figures connect the diverse themes present in their work, which range from evocations of history and metaphor to explorations of memory, myth, and ritual.

01/20/2018 11:00am 01/20/2018 12:00pm Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 20, 2018
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.

01/20/2018 3:00pm 01/20/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 22, 2018
8:30am9:30am

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy during this exciting program! Texas Parks and Wildlife park ranger and cowboy expert David Owens will tell stories and recite poetry related to photographs by Erwin E. Smith along with paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. These primary sources share the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/22/2018 8:30am 01/22/2018 9:30am Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 22, 2018
10:00am11:00am

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K-12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy during this exciting program! Texas Parks and Wildlife park ranger and cowboy expert David Owens will tell stories and recite poetry related to photographs by Erwin E. Smith along with paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. These primary sources share the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/22/2018 10:00am 01/22/2018 11:00am Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K-12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 22, 2018
1:00pm2:00pm

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy during this exciting program! Texas Parks and Wildlife park ranger and cowboy expert David Owens will tell stories and recite poetry related to photographs by Erwin E. Smith along with paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. These primary sources share the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/22/2018 1:00pm 01/22/2018 2:00pm Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 22, 2018
1:30pm2:30pm

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy during this exciting program! Texas Parks and Wildlife park ranger and cowboy expert David Owens will tell stories and recite poetry related to photographs by Erwin E. Smith along with paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. These primary sources tell the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/22/2018 1:30pm 01/22/2018 2:30pm Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 25, 2018
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 December 1.

Eventbrite - Trivia Night

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

01/25/2018 6:00pm 01/25/2018 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 27, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

An Eye for Antiques

Themed Tour

Meet at the information desk to take an active tour through the museum’s artworks that either depict antiques within the work or have a distinctly antique feel. In addition to viewing paintings within the galleries, spend time with an Audubon print and a daguerreotype, among other treasures in the Library and Archives. No reservations required.

01/27/2018 11:00am 01/27/2018 12:00pm An Eye for Antiques Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 28, 2018
2:00pm4:00pm

Prints and Drawings Forum

Join us for a visit to the art filled home of prominent Fort Worth collectors Judy and Stephen Alton. This is a unique opportunity to view and discuss their private collection with curator Shirley Reece-Hughes.

01/28/2018 2:00pm 01/28/2018 4:00pm Prints and Drawings Forum Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 29, 2018
8:30am9:30am

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy by exploring photographs by Erwin E. Smith and paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The museum’s Archivist and Historian, Jonathan Frembling, will discuss archival materials that tell the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/29/2018 8:30am 01/29/2018 9:30am Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 29, 2018
10:00am11:00am

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy by exploring photographs by Erwin E. Smith and paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The museum’s Archivist and Historian, Jonathan Frembling, will discuss archival materials that tell the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/29/2018 10:00am 01/29/2018 11:00am Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 29, 2018
11:30am12:30pm

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy by exploring photographs by Erwin E. Smith and paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The museum’s Archivist and Historian, Jonathan Frembling, will discuss archival materials that tell the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/29/2018 11:30am 01/29/2018 12:30pm Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 29, 2018
1:00pm2:00pm

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy by exploring photographs by Erwin E. Smith and paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The museum’s Archivist and Historian, Jonathan Frembling, will discuss archival materials that tell the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/29/2018 1:00pm 01/29/2018 2:00pm Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
January 29, 2018
2:30pm3:30pm

Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Social Studies, Visual Arts
Free

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy by exploring photographs by Erwin E. Smith and paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The museum’s Archivist and Historian, Jonathan Frembling, will discuss archival materials that tell the unique and rich story of the American cowboy during the late-nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries. This program is made possible by a grant from the Erwin E. Smith Foundation.

Registration is required. Call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org for more information.

01/29/2018 2:30pm 01/29/2018 3:30pm Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public