Calendar: Public Programs

April 26, 2015
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.

April 30, 2015
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.

May 14, 2015
10:30am11:45am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Interactive Tour

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, participants discuss artists, exhibitions, and themes, and use artworks to connect to past experiences. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information. No reservations are required.

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).

May 16, 2015
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Tour

Every third Saturday, September through May, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required.

June 10, 2015
10:30am12:00pm

Awesome Amphibians

Storytime

Go wild during this Storytime all about animals! This week, bring your family for stories, art exploration, and art making focused on amphibians. Snacks will be provided. No reservations are required.

During each Storytime, participating children will be registered 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 daycare, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 10 through July 29, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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

Storytime is sponsored in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP. and Terra Foundation for American Art

June 11, 2015
10:30am11:45am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Interactive Tour

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, program participants discuss artists, exhibitions, and themes and use artworks to connect to past experiences. No reservations are required.

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 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information.

June 13, 2015
10:30am12:00pm

The Greater Journey

Book Club

The museum will revisit David McCullough's book The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris (2011), a previous Amon Carter book club favorite. Participants are encouraged to read (or re-read!) the book prior to the program. During the program we will gather in the galleries and discuss the connections between the book and the exhibition Samuel F. B. Morse’s Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention. 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 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to register and get information on receiving your book.

June 17, 2015
10:30am12:00pm

Marvelous Mammals

Storytime

Go wild during this Storytime all about animals! This week, bring your family for stories, art exploration, art making, and a special visit from small mammals that live at the Dallas Zoo! Snacks will be provided. No reservations are required.
During each Storytime, participating children will be registered 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 daycare, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 10 through July 29, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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

Storytime is sponsored in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP. and Terra Foundation for American Art

June 24, 2015
10:30am12:00pm

Sensational Sea Creatures

Storytime

Go wild during this Storytime all about animals! This week, bring your family for stories, art exploration, and art making focused on creatures that live in the ocean. Snacks will be provided. No reservations are required.

During each Storytime, participating children will be registered 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 daycare, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 10 through July 29, from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

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

Storytime is sponsored in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP. and Terra Foundation for American Art

June 27, 2015
10:30am11:30am

Gallery of the Louvre

Gallery Talk Back

Share your observations and discover fresh insights about Samuel F. B. Morse’s painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833). No reservations are required.

Support for this program provided in part by the Terra Foundation for American Art.

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