Events

June 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.

06/01/2018 2:00pm 06/01/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 2, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Crafting from the Collection

A mini-workshop and tour for adults

Learn about the creative reuse of various materials from The Welman Project. Get inspired during a tour of the video installation Jan Staller: CYCLE & SAVED before creating your own work of art from recycled materials.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

Eventbrite - Crafting from the Collection

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

06/02/2018 10:30am 06/02/2018 12:00pm Crafting from the Collection Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 2, 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.

06/02/2018 11:00am 06/02/2018 12:00pm An Eye for Antiques Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/02/2018 2:00pm 06/02/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/03/2018 2:00pm 06/03/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 6, 2018
8:00am5:00pm

Amon Carter Circle

Circle Members on the Road

Discover Boston

As one of the nation’s oldest cities, Boston has a rich cultural scene and is home to exceptional museums and outstanding private collections. The Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Harvard Art Museums have all recently undergone state-of-the-art renovations. The city is also a hub of American history with venerable landmarks and lively street life. Let Executive Director Andrew J. Walker be your guide for all the best that Boston has to offer with behind-the-scenes museum tours and visits to private collections and galleries.

This trip is for Amon Carter Circle members only; space is limited.

June 9, 201806/06/2018 8:00am 06/09/2018 5:00pm Amon Carter Circle Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public

June 6, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Big and Small

Stories and artmaking for families with children 8 and under

Storytime is upside down and inside out at the Amon Carter as we explore opposites this summer! This week, visitors will focus on all things big and small when they bring their family to hear stories, look at artworks, and create their own works of art! Snacks will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held after each program; those chosen will be contacted via phone or email.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 6 through July 25 (except on July 4), from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

This program is best for families with children ages eight and under and their adult companions. If you work for a summer school or day care, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.

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06/06/2018 10:30am 06/06/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Big and Small Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/07/2018 2:00pm 06/07/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 7, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Book Club: Reconstructing Amelia

Book discussion for adults

Prior to the program, read Kimberly McCreight’s Reconstructing Amelia: A Novel (2013). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with the special exhibition In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar. Refreshments will be provided after the discussion.

The first twenty registrants receive a free copy of the book.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

 Reconstructing Amelia

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

06/07/2018 6:00pm 06/07/2018 8:00pm Book Club: Reconstructing Amelia Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 8, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

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.

06/08/2018 1:00pm 06/08/2018 3:00pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/08/2018 2:00pm 06/08/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 2018
10:00am12:00pm

Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Saturday, June 9, 10–12 p.m. (Grades pre-K–3)
Saturday, June 9, 1–3 p.m. (Grades 4–6)
Thursday, August 9, 5–7 p.m. (Grades 7–8)

Are you looking for new and innovative ways to excite and engage students in out-of-school programing? The Amon Carter invites you to attend a workshop designed for organizations serving youth, grades pre-K–8.

During these workshops:

• gain strategies for stimulating creativity and fostering critical thinking;
• focus on age-appropriate approaches to looking at and teaching from art;
• experience gallery activities and discussions;
• learn about educator and student programs available; and
• receive resources and take-aways related to the museum’s collection.

Space is limited. Registration is required.

Eventbrite - Introduction to Museum Resources for Organizations serving PreK-3

Email education@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5013 for more information.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arts Council of Fort Worth.

06/09/2018 10:00am 06/09/2018 12:00pm Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 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.

Registration for this program opens June 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.

06/09/2018 10:30am 06/09/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in 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. No reservations required.

06/09/2018 11:00am 06/09/2018 12:00pm Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Saturday, June 9, 10–12 p.m. (Grades pre-K–3)
Saturday, June 9, 1–3 p.m. (Grades 4–6)
Thursday, August 9, 5–7 p.m. (Grades 7–8)

Are you looking for new and innovative ways to excite and engage students in out-of-school programing? The Amon Carter invites you to attend a workshop designed for organizations serving youth, grades pre-K–8.

During these workshops:

• gain strategies for stimulating creativity and fostering critical thinking;
• focus on age-appropriate approaches to looking at and teaching from art;
• experience gallery activities and discussions;
• learn about educator and student programs available; and
• receive resources and take-aways related to the museum’s collection.

Space is limited. Registration is required.

Eventbrite - Introduction to Museum Resources for Organizations serving Grades 4-6

Email education@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5013 for more information.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arts Council of Fort Worth.

06/09/2018 1:00pm 06/09/2018 3:00pm Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/09/2018 2:00pm 06/09/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/10/2018 2:00pm 06/10/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 13, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Hot and Cold

Stories and artmaking for families with children 8 and under

Storytime is upside down and inside out at the Amon Carter as we explore opposites this summer! This week, visitors will focus on all things hot and cold when they bring their family to hear stories, look at artworks, and create their own works of art! Snacks will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held after each program; those chosen will be contacted via phone or email.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 6 through July 25 (except on July 4), from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

This program is best for families with children ages eight and under and their adult companions. If you work for a summer school or day care, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.

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06/13/2018 10:30am 06/13/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Hot and Cold Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 13, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Close Encounters

Program for people with low or no vision

Designed for people of all ages with low or no vision and their guests, participants utilize tactile tools and conversation to connect with artworks in the museum’s collection.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to reserve your place and receive helpful instructions and parking information.

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).

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

Tools for this program are generously funded by the Alcon Foundation.

See the Close Encounters program in action in this NBC5 news story.

06/13/2018 2:00pm 06/13/2018 3:00pm Close Encounters Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 14, 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.

06/14/2018 10:30am 06/14/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/14/2018 2:00pm 06/14/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 15, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

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.

06/15/2018 1:00pm 06/15/2018 3:00pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 15, 2018
1:30pm3:30pm

Book SmART: Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Teachers will use the Amon Carter’s collection to discover innovative ways to incorporate both poetry and original works of American art into their curriculum. Look at and discuss artworks from a variety of media, learn visual literacy strategies, and explore ways to infuse language arts curriculum with images that make poetry units come to life.

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

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

This workshop is limited to twenty-five participants; preregistration is required. All participants will receive a copy of Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art.

 New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art

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

06/15/2018 1:30pm 06/15/2018 3:30pm Book SmART: Heart to Heart: New Poems Inspired by Twentieth-Century American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/15/2018 2:00pm 06/15/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 15, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

06/15/2018 6:00pm 06/15/2018 8:00pm Members Preview Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 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 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 June 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.

06/16/2018 9:30am 06/16/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 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 museum’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, you will create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simple yoga movements 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 June 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.

06/16/2018 9:30am 06/16/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

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 Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the museum’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 June 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.

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

06/16/2018 9:30am 06/16/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 2018
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 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 June 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.

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

06/16/2018 9:30am 06/16/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Lecture: Who Is Dave Heath?

Guest curator lecture

In conjunction with the exhibition Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath, explore the life and work of artist-photographer Dave Heath during this lecture by Keith Davis, Senior Curator of Photography at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Discover how Heath spent his life photographing people on the streets of Philadelphia, New York, San Francisco and elsewhere, drawing attention to a world framed by solitude, even amidst crowds, in search for human connection.

06/16/2018 2:00pm 06/16/2018 3:00pm Lecture: Who Is Dave Heath? Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/16/2018 2:00pm 06/16/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/16/2018 3:00pm 06/16/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/17/2018 2:00pm 06/17/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 17, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/17/2018 3:00pm 06/17/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 20, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Day and Night

Stories and artmaking for families with children 8 and under

Storytime is upside down and inside out at the Amon Carter as we explore opposites this summer! This week, visitors will focus on day and night when they bring their family to hear stories, look at artworks, and create their own works of art! Snacks will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held after each program; those chosen will be contacted via phone or email.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 6 through July 25 (except on July 4), from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

This program is best for families with children ages eight and under and their adult companions. If you work for a summer school or day care, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.

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06/20/2018 10:30am 06/20/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Day and Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/21/2018 2:00pm 06/21/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 21, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/21/2018 3:00pm 06/21/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 21, 2018
7:00pm8:00pm

Midsummer Mingle

Society 1949

Society 1949 cordially invites you to join us for the second annual Midsummer Mingle! – Come celebrate the longest day of the year on Amon Carter’s front porch with lite bites, cocktails, activities, and a sendoff to the sun at sunset.

Get your tickets!

06/21/2018 7:00pm 06/21/2018 8:00pm Midsummer Mingle Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 22, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

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.

06/22/2018 1:00pm 06/22/2018 3:00pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 22, 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.

06/22/2018 2:00pm 06/22/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 22, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/22/2018 3:00pm 06/22/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 23, 2018
10:00am12:30pm

Collection Connections: PreK

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Museum educators and early learning expert Audrey Rowland demonstrate developmentally appropriate, art-based learning for formal and informal learning settings. Learn to connect the cognitive, physical, and social skills of PreK students with related skill-building, object-based gallery activities, questioning strategies, and art projects.

Participants will receive 2.5 CPE hours in: Early Childhood Education, Early Literacy, and Fine Arts.

Classroom, day care, and homeschool PreK, as well as preservice teachers, are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

Space is limited; preregistration is required.

 PreK

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

06/23/2018 10:00am 06/23/2018 12:30pm Collection Connections: PreK Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 23, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in 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. No reservations required.

06/23/2018 11:00am 06/23/2018 12:00pm Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/23/2018 2:00pm 06/23/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 23, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/23/2018 3:00pm 06/23/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/24/2018 2:00pm 06/24/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 24, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/24/2018 3:00pm 06/24/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 27, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Happy and Sad

Stories and artmaking for families with children 8 and under

Storytime is upside down and inside out at the Amon Carter as we explore opposites this summer! This week, visitors will focus on the emotions happy and sad when they bring their family to hear stories, look at artworks, and create their own works of art! Snacks will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held after each program; those chosen will be contacted via phone or email.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 6 through July 25 (except on July 4), from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

This program is best for families with children ages eight and under and their adult companions. If you work for a summer school or day care, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.

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06/27/2018 10:30am 06/27/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Happy and Sad Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/28/2018 2:00pm 06/28/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 28, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/28/2018 3:00pm 06/28/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 28, 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 May 1.

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Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org

06/28/2018 6:00pm 06/28/2018 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 29, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

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.

06/29/2018 1:00pm 06/29/2018 3:00pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 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.

06/29/2018 2:00pm 06/29/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 29, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/29/2018 3:00pm 06/29/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 30, 2018
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.

06/30/2018 11:00am 06/30/2018 12:00pm Art and the Military Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 30, 2018
1:00pm2:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the current special exhibition

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.

06/30/2018 1:00pm 06/30/2018 2:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 30, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/30/2018 3:00pm 06/30/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public