Calendar: Public Programs

June 28, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Busy in the City

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

This week, explore the hustle and bustle of the big city. Bring your family to hear stories, look at art, and create something that reminds you of an urban adventure! 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 for more information.

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

Storytime is sponsored by Joan Trew, Williams Trew Real Estate.
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Snack provided by GoGo squeeZ.
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The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.
June 29, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

The Last Picture Show

Book Club

Prior to the program, read Larry McMurtry’s The Last Picture Show (1966). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with the Amon Carter’s vast collection of western artwork, including large-scale portraits by photographer Richard Avedon. 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 May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and get information on receiving your book.

July 5, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Unwind in the Wilderness

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

This week, discover all that nature has to offer for summertime fun. Bring your family to hear stories, look at art, and create something inspired by outdoor 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 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 different days. Please call 817.989.5036 or email for more information.

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

Storytime is sponsored by Joan Trew, Williams Trew Real Estate.
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Snack provided by GoGo squeeZ.
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The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.
July 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 July 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register and to receive helpful instructions about your visit.

July 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.

July 12, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Places to Be, People to See!

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

This week, talk about the people you’d like to visit. Bring your family to hear stories, look at art, and create something inspired by your family and friends who live far away! 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 for more information.

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

Storytime is sponsored by Joan Trew, Williams Trew Real Estate.
williams_trew_hiresjpeg.jpg


Snack provided by GoGo squeeZ.
gogo-squeezmodified_copy_2.jpg


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

Helpful guidelines for your visit.
July 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.

July 13, 2017
6:00pm10:00pm

Sunset Cinema: The Wizard of Oz

Outdoor Film

Pack a picnic, grab some friends, and watch family favorite The Wizard of Oz (1939, G) on the museum’s lawn. Come early to save your spot, eat at a food truck, or take a tour of the museum.

Lawn opens at 6 p.m.; themed tour begins at 7 p.m.; film begins at 8 p.m.

Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome (lawn only). No glass bottles or pets please.

If you’d like to be updated on the status of this program (e.g., changes due to weather) via text message or email, please call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

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July 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with A. J. Bowman-Shelton, founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, as she leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one. By using colors, shapes, and sculptures, start a conversation and discover that communicating with babies is not as abstract as you may have thought!

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

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

July 15, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Infant Program

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 Amon Carter’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, you will create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simplistic yoga movement and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your baby.

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 July 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga.

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

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