Events

April 20, 2018
9:00am10:00am

Planet eARTh (grades K–12)

Distance Learning

History, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts

FREE

“Tour” the planet from the mountainous landscapes of the northeastern United States to the Galapagos Islands. Explore depictions of the American Southwest and an arctic landscape of Norway. Discover how artists have played a role in conservation efforts, as well as highlighting the world’s beauty. This program is available at alternate dates and times by request.

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

04/20/2018 9:00am 04/20/2018 10:00am Planet eARTh (grades K–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 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.

04/20/2018 2:00pm 04/20/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 20, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach. This is the first exhibition to investigate the integral relationships between modernism, classicism, and popular imagery in the interwar sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Elie Nadelman, and William Zorach. Assembled from public and private collections, this exhibition of approximately 55 sculptures and 20 drawings addresses the remarkable affinities between the work of four divergent and competitive personalities, who redefined sculpture's expressive potential during the turbulent interbellum period.

04/20/2018 3:00pm 04/20/2018 4:00pm A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 21, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement

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 Sarah Newton as she leads an age-appropriate creative movement session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Creative movement is an inclusive movement experience that utilizes the body to express an emotion, explore an idea, or uncover new movement potential. In this session, you will move with your child, discovering the joy and possibilities of movement in relationship to the elements of art.

Registration for this program opens April 1.

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

 Creative Movement

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

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

04/21/2018 9:30am 04/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 21, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (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 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 April 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.

04/21/2018 9:30am 04/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 21, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the 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 with than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens April 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.

04/21/2018 9:30am 04/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 21, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

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 April 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.

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

04/21/2018 9:30am 04/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 21, 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.

04/21/2018 11:00am 04/21/2018 12:00pm Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 21, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

All About Stuart Davis

Free teacher workshop

Think you know Stuart Davis? Not so fast! In this interactive workshop, teachers will take an in-depth look at the life and work of Stuart Davis. Participants will explore the Amon Carter’s extensive holdings of Davis’s paintings from throughout his artistic career and learn about the cultural and political climates that helped give rise to his extraordinary body of work. This program free.

Participants will receive two CPE hours in Fine Arts—Art: All Levels; Social Studies—All Areas: All Levels; and Instructional Techniques: All Levels.

Art, gifted and talented, language arts, music, science, social studies, and U.S. history teachers from classroom and homeschool settings, as well as preservice teachers, are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

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

 All About Stuart Davis

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

04/21/2018 1:00pm 04/21/2018 3:00pm All About Stuart Davis Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 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.

04/21/2018 2:00pm 04/21/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public