Events

October 4, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Lecture Series

Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University

Explore artworks in the Amon Carter’s collection and consider the various ways and reasons why artists have depicted Americans in their urban, rural, and wilderness environments.

This free lecture series is offered every Wednesday at 3 p.m. from August 23 to November 29 except during the week of Thanksgiving.

This week's topic: Pedal Power: Wheelwomen and the 1890s Cycling Craze

10/04/2017 3:00pm 10/04/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 4, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

10/04/2017 6:00pm 10/04/2017 8:00pm Members Preview Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 5, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Tour

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.

10/05/2017 2:00pm 10/05/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 6, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Tour

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.

10/06/2017 2:00pm 10/06/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 6, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

Associate, Friend, and Sustainer Members

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

10/06/2017 6:00pm 10/06/2017 8:00pm Members Preview Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 7, 2017
10:30am12:30pm

Crafting from the Collection

Adult Program

Gain inspiration in the exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden during this unique tour and mini-workshop. Learn tips and tricks for making wildflower seed-bombs that can be used to beautify your garden, backyard, and neighborhood.

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

Eventbrite - Crafting from the Colleciton

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

10/07/2017 10:30am 10/07/2017 12:30pm Crafting from the Collection Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 7, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

The Story Behind Two Charles M. Russell Bronzes

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a tour and discussion of two bronzes by Charles M. Russell that reference the Blackfoot warrior Medicine Whip. In the voice of Charles Russell, a historical reenactor tells the exciting story of the young warrior who earned his adult name in a fierce battle. No reservations required.

10/07/2017 11:00am 10/07/2017 12:00pm The Story Behind Two Charles M. Russell Bronzes Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 7, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Tour

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.

10/07/2017 2:00pm 10/07/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 7, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

10/07/2017 3:00pm 10/07/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 8, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Tour

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.

10/08/2017 2:00pm 10/08/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public