Art in the Dark

At the Amon Carter

The Amon Carter offers an ongoing array of programs for its visitors, from lectures by visiting artists and scholars to extended education opportunities, family events, children’s programs, and a book club.

Admission is free unless otherwise noted. Support for these programs provided in part by the Excellence in Education Campaign.

Thursday, February 13, 2014
5:30pm9:30pm

Community Program

Love is in the air! Inspired by love and affection, everyone is welcome to experience the Amon Carter at night with art making, tours, music, films, interactive demonstrations, and more. No reservations are required.

Schedule of Events

Art Making for All Ages
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Craft a unique Valentine
Decorate a shadow box

Art Search
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Fall in love with artworks in the Amon Carter’s collection. Pick up a question sheet (both adult and family versions are available), complete the search, and claim your prize!

Short Films
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Enjoy short cartoons about the pleasures (and perils!) of love:
Disney’s Johnnie Fedora and Alice Bluebonnet: A Love Story (1954)
Pepé le Pew in Louvre Come Back to Me! (1962)
Popeye the Sailor in Nearlyweds (1957)
Disney’s Puppy Love (1933)

Family Tour
5:45–6:30 p.m.
What do you love about art? Join the Amon Carter’s professional gallery teachers to discover works of art, share your observations, and get creative in the galleries. This tour is best for children ages 12 and under with their adult companions.

Ballroom Dancing with Mark and Susan O’Brien, Founders of All That Ballroom
Sessions begin at 6, 7, and 8 p.m.
Watch Mark and Susan O’Brien perform two ballroom favorites, the tango and the rumba, and listen as they discuss the history and the basic steps that make up these passionate dances. Everyone is welcome to feel the rhythm and learn a few steps!

Photo Booth
6–9 p.m.
Capture the moment with those you love in the free photo booth!

Chocolate Tasting with Katherine Clapner, Owner of Dude, Sweet Chocolate
Tastings begin at 6:30, 7:30, and 8:30 p.m.
Taste the unique offerings of local chocolate shop Dude, Sweet Chocolate during this delectable presentation.
Please note: There are a limited number of seats per session. Free tickets to sessions will be available in Gallery 21 thirty minutes before each session begins.

Love Songs with Sheran Goodspeed Keyton
7–7:45 p.m.
Enjoy an evening of love songs with the fabulous, talented Sheran Goodspeed Keyton during this special cabaret-style performance.

Adult Tour, Love Don’t Come Easy
8–8:45 p.m.
Join Amon Carter assistant curator Maggie Adler as she tells the tales of love-struck artists and their artworks during this light-hearted adult tour.

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