Art in the Dark

October 16, 2014
5:30pm9:30pm
Community Program

Go with the flow during this exciting program that features art making, music, tours, and more inspired by water and the special exhibitions Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River and Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans. No reservations are required.

Schedule of Events

Art Making for All Ages
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Bring nature home with a leaf rubbing.
Embellish a reusable water bottle.

Art Search
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Explore the galleries with a fun art search. Pick up a question sheet (both adult and family versions are available), complete the search, and claim your prize!

Food Trucks*
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks Bellatrino, Good Karma Kitchen, and Steel City Pops, and enjoy on the museum’s plaza.
*Food available for purchase.

My Trinity Art Project
5:30–9:30 p.m.
What are your favorite things to do outdoors and along the river? Add your thoughts to the communal art project in the Meet Me at the Trinity exhibition.

Pop-up Library
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Take a break and enjoy books for all ages about the natural world.

Trail Mix Station
5:30–8 p.m.
Mix and match your favorite snacks to create a unique trail mix!

Fly Fishing Demonstration
5:45–6:45 p.m.
Join Stephen Woodcock from Backwoods as he demonstrates fly fishing on the museum’s lawn.

Create a Terrarium
Sessions at 6, 7, and 8 p.m.
Create your own miniature garden in a glass with Frank and Suz from Ephemera!. 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.

Photography Art Cart
6-8 p.m.
Explore the world of photography and chat about the exhibition Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans with an Amon Carter docent.

Exhibition Tour
8 p.m.
Take a tour of the special exhibition Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River.

Penny Drop Experiment with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
6–7:30 p.m.
How many drops of water can you fit on a penny? There’s only one way to find out... by adding one drop at a time! Join the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and you’ll experience surface tension and cohesion at their finest.

Music with Fox and the Bird
7:15–8:15 p.m.
Enjoy the music of Dallas-based Fox and the Bird, a folk-pop band with group vocals and layered harmonies, on the museum’s lawn.

Short Films
7:45–9:30 p.m.
Watch classic Walt Disney animated shorts about nature.
The Busy Beavers (1931)
Fishin’ Around (1931)
Flowers and Trees (1932)
Blue Bayou (1946)

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