Events

November 1, 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.

11/01/2018 2:00pm 11/01/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 1, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Our Western Heritage

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk to tour Amon G. Carter’s collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. No reservations required.

11/01/2018 3:00pm 11/01/2018 4:00pm Our Western Heritage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 1, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Collect This!--How to Build a Fine Art Collection

Whether you are a seasoned collector or a first-time buyer, learn from local experts on market trends and how to build a fine art collection.
Program themes include:

  • preservation
  • understanding the photography and works on paper market
  • trends in collecting
  • collecting with a purpose


  • This panel discussion will be moderated by Executive Director Andrew Walker and will include Senior Conservator of Works on Paper, Jodie Utter; local gallerist and collector Bill Campbell; photography collector Jeff Leuschel; and Atlee Phillips, Director of Texas Art at Heritage Auctions.

    Public $20, Members $10, Collectors Forum FREE

    Purchase your tickets online through Eventbrite.

    Eventbrite - Amon Carter Circle Forum-Collect This!

    As part of Circle-level membership, the Collectors Forum of the Amon Carter Museum of American Art brings together people with a passion for collecting art and for supporting the Museum's acquisitions program. This is a joint program with Photography Collectors Forum and Works on Paper Collectors Forum.

    11/01/2018 6:00pm 11/01/2018 8:00pm Collect This!--How to Build a Fine Art Collection Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 2, 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

    11/02/2018 1:30pm 11/02/2018 3:30pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 2, 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.

    11/02/2018 2:00pm 11/02/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 3, 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.

    11/03/2018 2:00pm 11/03/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 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.

    11/04/2018 2:00pm 11/04/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 7, 2018
    6:00pm8:00pm

    Sustainer and Patron Program and Reception

    Fort Worth artists Scott Gentling (1942–2011) and his twin brother Stuart (1942–2006) have long been admired and respected for their painted wildlife scenes, and in 1986 they published Of Birds and Texas. Join Assistant Curator Spencer Wigmore at the Bird Café in Sundance Square to view and learn more about these remarkable prints.

    11/07/2018 6:00pm 11/07/2018 8:00pm Sustainer and Patron Program and Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 8, 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.

    11/08/2018 2:00pm 11/08/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 8, 2018
    6:00pm8:00pm

    Trivia Night

    Adult Program

    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.

    11/08/2018 6:00pm 11/08/2018 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 9, 2018
    2:00pm3:30pm

    Homeschool Tour: Lines Leading to Art

    For students 5-18 years

    FREE

    Examine and discuss the ways artists have used lines to compose works of art. Experiment with mark-making and begin a small series of drawings and prints inspired by the museum’s collection. Take home a printing plate and instructions for further exploration.

    Pre-registration required. The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers.

     Lines Leading to Art

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

    11/09/2018 2:00pm 11/09/2018 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Lines Leading to Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 9, 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.

    11/09/2018 2:00pm 11/09/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 10, 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.

    11/10/2018 2:00pm 11/10/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 10, 2018
    3:00pm4:00pm

    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.

    11/10/2018 3:00pm 11/10/2018 4:00pm Art and the Military Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 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.

    11/11/2018 2:00pm 11/11/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 15, 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.

    11/15/2018 2:00pm 11/15/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 16, 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

    11/16/2018 1:30pm 11/16/2018 3:30pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 16, 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.

    11/16/2018 2:00pm 11/16/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 2018
    9:30am10:30am

    Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

    Infant Program

    Bring your baby (up to 11 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 museum’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 November 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.

    11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 2018
    9:30am10:30am

    Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

    Infant Program

    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.

    11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 2018
    9:30am10:30am

    Itty-Bitty Art: Music

    Young Toddler Program

    Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Lauren Davis, early childhood music teacher, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

    Musical activities include creative movement, dancing, instrument play, and singing. 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 November 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.

    11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 2018
    9:30am10:30am

    Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists

    Young Toddler Program

    Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Lindsay Koss, early childhood teacher, as she leads an art-making session inspired by the museum’s collection.

    Artistic exploration can begin with the tiniest of hands. The introduction of artistic mediums allows toddlers to discover action, colors, textures, and to express themselves. Crayons, foam sheets, markers, paper, stamps, texture boards and watercolors are a few toddler friendly supplies that stimulate creativity while developing fine motor skills and encourages cognitive development. Making art combines a sensory and emotional experience that fosters a passion for creative thinking and imagination!

    Attendees may get messy—please dress accordingly!

    Registration for this program opens November 1.

     Little Artists

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

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

    11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 2018
    1:00pm3:00pm

    Educator Workshop: War and Peace in American Art

    Teacher Workshop

    FEE: $10

    Throughout American history artists have used a variety of media to explore experiences and attitudes about war and peace from a wide range of perspectives. Discover ways to bring works of art into the classroom to deepen students’ understanding of the military conflicts that have shaped American history. Participants will receive CPE credits and digital images for classroom use.

    Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

     War and Peace in American Art

    Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or education@cartermuseum.org.

    11/17/2018 1:00pm 11/17/2018 3:00pm Educator Workshop: War and Peace in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 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.

    11/17/2018 2:00pm 11/17/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 2018
    3:00pm4:00pm

    Our Western Heritage

    Themed Tour

    Meet at the Information Desk to tour Amon G. Carter’s collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. No reservations required.

    11/17/2018 3:00pm 11/17/2018 4:00pm Our Western Heritage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 17, 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.

    11/17/2018 3:00pm 11/17/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 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.

    11/18/2018 2:00pm 11/18/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 18, 2018
    3:00pm4:00pm

    Our Western Heritage

    Themed Tour

    Meet at the Information Desk to tour Amon G. Carter’s collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. No reservations required.

    11/18/2018 3:00pm 11/18/2018 4:00pm Our Western Heritage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 23, 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.

    11/23/2018 2:00pm 11/23/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 24, 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.

    11/24/2018 2:00pm 11/24/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 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.

    11/25/2018 2:00pm 11/25/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 29, 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.

    11/29/2018 2:00pm 11/29/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 30, 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.

    11/30/2018 2:00pm 11/30/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
    November 30, 2018
    3:00pm4:00pm

    Our Western Heritage

    Themed Tour

    Meet at the Information Desk to tour Amon G. Carter’s collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. No reservations required.

    11/30/2018 3:00pm 11/30/2018 4:00pm Our Western Heritage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public