Art in the Dark

October 16, 2014
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 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.

Short Films
5:30–9:30 p.m.
Watch classic Walt Disney animated shorts about nature.
The Busy Beavers (1931)
Fishin’ Around (1931)
Flowers and Trees (1932)
Blue Bayou (1946)

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.

Properties of Water 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! Learn with the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History and you’ll experience the wonders of water!

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.


10/16/2014 5:30pm 10/16/2014 9:30pm Art in the Dark Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public