Events

October 3, 2018
10:00am12:00pm

Toddler Studio

Toddler Program

Drop-in for open studio time! Toddlers, ages 2–3 years, and their favorite grown-up are invited to learn about sculptures with museum educators outside on our front lawn. Participate in several sculpture-based activities, investigate new ideas, and play with sensory materials.

Dress for mess!

No reservations required. Come and go between 10 a.m.–noon.

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

10/03/2018 10:00am 10/03/2018 12:00pm Toddler Studio Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 4, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/04/2018 2:00pm 10/04/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 5, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/05/2018 2:00pm 10/05/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 6, 2018
10:00am12:00pm

Toddler Studio

Toddler Program

Drop-in for open studio time! Toddlers, ages 2–3 years, and their favorite grown-up are invited to learn about sculptures with museum educators outside on our front lawn. Participate in several sculpture-based activities, investigate new ideas, and play with sensory materials.

Dress for mess!

No reservations required. Come and go between 10 a.m.–noon.

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

10/06/2018 10:00am 10/06/2018 12:00pm Toddler Studio Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 6, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/06/2018 2:00pm 10/06/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 7, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/07/2018 2:00pm 10/07/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 9, 2018
2:30pm4:30pm

Tea and Tours at Bass Hall

Get to know the Fort Worth art scene and discover works by local artists with the Amon Carter. This year the Tea and Tour series offers programs throughout the city and a chance to explore our community with artists, curators, and gallery owners. You'll find some truly amazing art housed in the most unlikely places, and as always we will share the experience over tea and treats.

Meet Curator Shirley Reece-Hughes and Assistant Curator Spencer Wigmore in the lobby at Bass Hall for a tour of stunning murals by Scott and Stuart Gentling and Saint-Gaudens’s Diana of the Tower. Afternoon tea will follow in the Green Room.
Reservations are required. Free; members only. To reserve your place, please call Emily Jones at 817.989.5060 or email rsvp@cartermuseum.org.

10/09/2018 2:30pm 10/09/2018 4:30pm Tea and Tours at Bass Hall Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 11, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/11/2018 2:00pm 10/11/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 11, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Painting on the Porch: Watercolor Workshop

A mini-workshop and tour for adults

Get inspired by Charles M. Russell’s watercolors and illustrated letters, and then create your own watercolor on the porch of the Amon Carter. Learn about Russell’s techniques and how to create your own western watercolor from local artist Teal Blake.

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

 Watercolor Workshop

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

10/11/2018 6:00pm 10/11/2018 8:00pm Painting on the Porch: Watercolor Workshop Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 12, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/12/2018 2:00pm 10/12/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 13, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/13/2018 2:00pm 10/13/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/14/2018 2:00pm 10/14/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 2018
2:00pm5:00pm

Film Screening: C. M. Russell and the American West

Explore the life, work, and times of Charles M. Russell during a special screening of the Montana PBS documentary C. M. Russell and the American West, episodes 2 and 3.

Light refreshments will be available for purchase; Amon Carter Museum Members will receive one complimentary treat.

Free; reservations required due to limited seating.

 C. M. Russell and the American West

10/14/2018 2:00pm 10/14/2018 5:00pm Film Screening: C. M. Russell and the American West Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 16, 2018
2:30pm4:30pm

Tea and Tours at William Campbell Contemporary Art

Get to know the Fort Worth art scene and discover works by local artists with the Amon Carter. This year the Tea and Tour series offers programs throughout the city and a chance to explore our community with artists, curators, and gallery owners. You'll find some truly amazing art housed in the most unlikely places, and as always we will share the experience over tea and treats.

Through the years Pam and Bill Campbell have become an integral part of the Texas art scene. They have dealt with some of the most important artists in the state, as well as some of the most promising unknown talents. We will hear how they got started forty-four years ago and preview their upcoming show exhibiting the work of Chicago artist John Fraser. Fraser is a discerning minimalist working with deconstructed books and found objects. Tea will be at the gallery.

Reservations are required. Free; members only. To reserve your place, please call Emily Jones at 817.989.5060 or email rsvp@cartermuseum.org.

William Campbell Contemporary Art, 4935 Byers Street, Fort worth, TX 76107

10/16/2018 2:30pm 10/16/2018 4:30pm Tea and Tours at William Campbell Contemporary Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 18, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/18/2018 2:00pm 10/18/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 2018
1:30pm3:30pm

Art Cart

Free Interactive Activity

Find the Art Cart in the galleries and interact with the materials and tools artists use when making photographs, prints, and more.

10/19/2018 1:30pm 10/19/2018 3:30pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/19/2018 2:00pm 10/19/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

From Remington to O’Keeffe: The Carter’s Greatest Hits

This exhibition features a selection of iconic masterworks from the permanent collection to highlight the Museum’s preeminent holdings of American paintings, sculpture, and photography. Works by George Bellows, Thomas Cole, Joseph Cornell, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, William Henry Jackson, Georgia O’Keeffe, Karl Struss, and Grant Wood, among others, are on view.

10/19/2018 6:00pm 10/19/2018 8:00pm Members Preview Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Movement

Young Toddler Program

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 museum’s collection.

This program’s curriculum is designed to help build the skills needed as children become mobile. It will focus on strengthening your child’s core to help with balance and stabilization and promoting inner ear development. While your child discovers new colors, movements, 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 October 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.

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

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Infant Program

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 October 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.

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

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Young Toddler Program

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 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, create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simplistic yoga movement and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your toddler.

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 October 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.

10/20/2018 9:30am 10/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/20/2018 2:00pm 10/20/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 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.

10/20/2018 3:00pm 10/20/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 21, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/21/2018 2:00pm 10/21/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 23, 2018
2:30pm4:30pm

Tea and Tours Public Art Tour

Get to know the Fort Worth art scene and discover works by local artists with the Amon Carter. This year the Tea and Tour series offers programs throughout the city and a chance to explore our community with artists, curators, and gallery owners. You'll find some truly amazing art housed in the most unlikely places, and as always we will share the experience over tea and treats.

There are more than 100 pieces in the Fort Worth Public Art collection--a blend of traditional and modern works across the city. We will take a bus tour of some of the highlights of the city’s finest public art. The works consist of mosaics, murals, and sculpture. Tea is at the Gardens Restaurant in the Botanic Gardens.

Reservations are required. Free; embers only. To reserve your place, please call Emily Jones at 817.989.5060 or email rsvp@cartermuseum.org. Meet at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

10/23/2018 2:30pm 10/23/2018 4:30pm Tea and Tours Public Art Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 25, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/25/2018 2:00pm 10/25/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 26, 2018
8:00am6:00pm

Members on the Road: Waco

Members on the Road

Step back in time into the houses, gardens, and grounds of three historic properties in Waco, the city on the Brazos River that calls itself the heart of Texas. Built by affluent merchants and pioneer planters, these homes present distinct styles that give a broad view of mid- to late nineteenth-century art and design. We will examine paintings, architecture, furniture, textiles, and costumes on privately led tours of each property. Lunch will be catered by Olive Branch Bakery & Café at the McCulloch House.

Fee: $150 per person includes transportation, lunch, all fees and gratuities.

Space is limited. Full payment is due at the time of reservation. For further details or reservations, contact Mary Lynn Sloane at 817.989.5063 or marylynn.sloane@cartermuseum.org.

10/26/2018 8:00am 10/26/2018 6:00pm Members on the Road: Waco Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 26, 2018
8:00am6:00pm

Members on the Road Waco

Let’s take a day off from city hustle and bustle and visit the historic homes of Waco, Texas. Join us as we step back in time into the houses, gardens and grounds of three historic properties in this peaceful city on the Brazos River that calls itself the heart of Texas. Built by affluent merchants and pioneer planters, these homes present distinct styles that give a broad view of mid to late-nineteenth-century art and design. We will examine paintings, architecture, furniture, and textile and costume on privately led tours of each property.

Lunch will be catered by Olive Branch Bakery & Café at McCulloch House. Fee: $150 per person includes transportation, lunch, and all tour fees and gratuities. To register for this day trip, contact Mary Lynn Sloane at 817.

10/26/2018 8:00am 10/26/2018 6:00pm Members on the Road Waco Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 26, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/26/2018 2:00pm 10/26/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 27, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/27/2018 2:00pm 10/27/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 28, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

10/28/2018 2:00pm 10/28/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public