Calendar: Public Programs

March 23, 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.

March 26, 2017
1:30pm2:30pm

Pop-Up Curator

Adult Program

Have you ever wanted to talk to a curator? Here’s your chance!

Chat with Curator of Paintings and Sculpture Shirley Reece-Hughes about the special exhibition Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler. She will be in the galleries to answer all of your questions. Don’t miss it!

Swing by anytime between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. to participate in this informal Q&A session.

March 30, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

The Underground Railroad

Book Club

This program is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

Prior to the program, read Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad: A Novel (2016). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with the Amon Carter’s collection.
Refreshments will be provided after the discussion.

The first twenty registrants receive a free copy of the book. Registration is required. Registration for this program opens February 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and get information on receiving your book.

April 8, 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 April 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and to receive helpful instructions about your visit.

April 8, 2017
6:00pm10:00pm

Craftology

Community Program

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Grab your friends for a night of crafts, drafts, and more as we fill the museum with workshops and activities! Craftology is a community event highlighting the best of Cowtown culture with art, crafts, food, and music.

Featured local artisans will offer workshops. Space is limited; arrive early to reserve your spot!

Ongoing art-making and specialized tours available all night.

Snacks, craft beer, wine, and coffee available for purchase.

Free parking is available at UNT Health Science Center parking lot and east garage on Clifton Street.

Become a member to receive members-only perks!

April 12, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Close Encounters

Access Program

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 March 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).

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

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

April 13, 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.

April 13, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Trivia Night

Adult Program

This program is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the wait list.

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 March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register.

April 15, 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 April 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.

April 15, 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 April 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.

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