Calendar: Public Programs

April 27, 2017
6:30pm7:30pm

Finding Valton Tyler

Gallery Talk

Kevin Vogel, president of Valley House Gallery & Sculpture Garden and Fine Art Estate, will present a gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler. Vogel will talk about the Texas artist’s life and work, the museum’s limited-edition book on the exhibition, and the fascinating story of how the Vogel family nurtured Tyler and his art, saving both from obscurity.

This program on American art, culture, and society is made possible by a generous gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

May 6, 2017
10:30am12:30pm

Art Discovery: Printed

Family Workshop

Discover the art of Helen Frankenthaler and other artists who worked with various printing techniques, and then try your hand at printmaking. This program is designed for children 7 to 12 years old and their adult companions.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens April 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register.

May 11, 2017
10:30am11:30am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Access Program

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.

May 11, 2017
6:30pm7:30pm

Avedon's Texas

Gallery Talk

Texas was central to the success of photographer Richard Avedon’s internationally heralded 1985 series In the American West. During this informal gallery talk, Senior Curator of Photographs John Rohrbach will explain what the artist found in the state that not merely encouraged him, but set the tone for the entire project.

May 13, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Family Access Program

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 May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and to receive helpful instructions about your visit.

May 20, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement

Infant Program

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 Amon Carter’s collection.

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

Registration for this program opens May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement.

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

May 20, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Brandi Cline, licensed massage therapist, as she leads an infant massage session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Discover the health benefits of infant massage while learning how to teach your baby to relax. Learn to safety and effectively apply massage techniques to your child.

Registration for this program opens May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage.

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

May 20, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Infant Program

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 Amon Carter’s collection.

In this session, examine what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and play’s impact on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Play.

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

May 20, 2017
1:30pm2:30pm

Art Focus

Adult Program

Join a museum educator to examine and discuss Georgia O'Keeffe's White Birch from the Amon Carter’s collection.

June 7, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Vacation? Staycation!

Storytime

Are you ready for a summer vacation? Then Storytime at the Amon Carter is the place to be!

This week, discover how to go on vacation without leaving your home. Bring your family to hear stories, look at art, and create something inspired by at-home adventures! A snack will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held at the end of each program; those chosen do not need to be present to win.

This program is best for families with children ages 8 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 different days. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 7 through July 26, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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

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