Events

October 13, 2017
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Archiving Eden

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

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

In the exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden, University of North Texas photography professor Dornith Doherty artfully publicizes the subject of seed vaults and the activities of their research scientists. Gallery teachers will take students on a botanical journey through the museum that explores the naturalist tradition in American art and reveal artists’ penchant for documenting and preserving the natural resources around them.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

10/13/2017 2:00pm 10/13/2017 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Archiving Eden Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 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 October 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

10/14/2017 10:30am 10/14/2017 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 17, 2017
3:00pm4:30pm

Tea and Tours Goes Wild

Tea and Tours pulls together favorite works of art, genres, and themes, including those that are the focus of our current special exhibitions. In this session, we visit two exhibitions: Nature/Culture explores how notions of nature and culture are interwoven and Caught on Paper looks at a selection of works on paper from the Amon Carter’s collection that delves into the daring tales of the great outdoors. As always, we will share the experience over tea and treats in the Lounge.
Free for members; bring a guest for only $5. To reserve you place, please call 817.989.5063 or email marylynn.sloane@cartermuseum.org.

10/17/2017 3:00pm 10/17/2017 4:30pm Tea and Tours Goes Wild Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 18, 2017
9:00am10:00am

The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12)

Distance Learning

Language Arts, History, Visual Arts
$75

Creep into the Library and Archives at the Amon Carter to view illustrated texts, including Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein and works by Edgar Allan Poe. Uncover chilling nineteenth-century cultural norms while lurking though spirit photographs, “sleeping beauties,” and eerie artifacts while hearing stories from Amon Carter Archivist and historian Jon Frembling.

Request a program by emailing distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5032.

10/18/2017 9:00am 10/18/2017 10:00am The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 18, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Lecture Series

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

Explore artworks from the exhibitions Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper 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: William Ranney, Artist-Sportsman

10/18/2017 3:00pm 10/18/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 2017
6:30pm7:30pm

The Art of Sustainability

Conversation

This fall, the museum presents a special exhibition titled Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. In conjunction with the exhibition, we are inviting a panel of experts to discuss sustainability, local food sources, and environmental advocacy with museum curators Shirley Reece-Hughes and Maggie Adler.

Guests include Chef Marcus Paslay (owner of Clay Pigeon and Piatello), Reid Wittliff (advisory board member at the Texas Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and President of the Blanco Valley Wildlife Management Association); Becca Knutson (from the Tarrant County Food Policy Council and Community Garden Coordinator for the Tarrant Area Food Bank); and Rachel Richter (Urban Wildlife Biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife).

10/19/2017 6:30pm 10/19/2017 7:30pm The Art of Sustainability Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2017
8:30am9:30am

Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8)

Distance Learning

$75

Explore themes of wildlife, conservation, and fishing as recorded by nineteenth and twentieth-century artists in two special exhibitions, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper. A museum educator and an expert in the fields of natural and cultural resources and conservation will be on hand to help students make connections between the artworks and modern conservation efforts.

Request a program by emailing distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5032.

10/20/2017 8:30am 10/20/2017 9:30am Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2017
10:00am11:00am

Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8)

Distance Learning

$75

Explore themes of wildlife, conservation, and fishing as recorded by nineteenth and twentieth-century artists in two special exhibitions, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper. A museum educator and an expert in the fields of natural and cultural resources and conservation will be on hand to help students make connections between the artworks and modern conservation efforts.

Request a program by emailing distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5032.

10/20/2017 10:00am 10/20/2017 11:00am Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 21, 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 safely and effectively apply massage techniques to your child.

Registration for this program opens October 1.

 Infant Massage

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

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

10/21/2017 9:30am 10/21/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 21, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Musical activities include singing, instrument play, creative movement, and dancing. Caregivers will learn to recognize early music behaviors such as singing and moving, as well as how to utilize music during daily rituals at home.

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

Registration for this program opens October 1.

 Music

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

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

10/21/2017 9:30am 10/21/2017 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public