Calendar: Public Programs

October 1, 2016
10:30am11:30am

Lost in a Snowstorm

Gallery Talk Back

Share your observations and discover new insights about Charles M. Russell’s painting Lost in a Snowstorm—We Are Friends (1888).

October 9, 2016
1:30pm2:30pm

Pop-Up Curator

Gallery Chat

Have you ever wanted to talk to a curator? Here’s your chance! Chat with Senior Curator of Photographs John Rohrbach about the special exhibition Border Cantos Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo. He will be in the galleries to answer all of your questions. Don’t miss it!

Swing by anytime between 1:30 and 2:30 p.m. to participate.

October 12, 2016
2:00pm3:00pm

Close Encounters

Access Program

Designed for people of all ages with low or no vision and their guests, participants utilize tactile tools and conversation to connect with artworks in the museum’s collection.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens September 1. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to reserve your place and receive helpful instructions and parking information.

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). If these spaces are full, you may drop off participants at the museum’s Lancaster entrance and park personal vehicles and minibuses in the museum lot located on Camp Bowie.

Tools for this program are generously funded by the Alcon Foundation.

See the Close Encounters program in action in this NBC5 news story.

October 12, 2016
5:30pm7:00pm

Rolling Town Hall in District 7

Join Mayor Betsy Price and City Council member Dennis Shingleton for a rolling Town Hall through District 7.

The event kicks off with a tour of the Amon Carter at 5:30 p.m. Then, enjoy a no-drop ride beginning at 6 p.m. Ask your questions, hear the latest news, and share ideas on how the city can keep improving.

For more information, visit the event page.

October 13, 2016
10:30am11:30am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Access Program

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, participants discuss artists, exhibitions, and themes, and use artworks to connect to past experiences.

This program is offered on the second Thursday of every month. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information.

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). If these spaces are full, you may drop off participants at the museum’s Lancaster entrance and park personal vehicles and minibuses in the museum lot located on Camp Bowie.

October 15, 2016
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Family Access Program

Please note that this program will be held on the third Saturday of October due to another event at the museum.

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!

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens October 1. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to register and to receive helpful instructions about your visit.

October 22, 2016
10:30am12:30pm

Art Discovery: Lost and Found

Family Workshop

Find your inner artist by exploring the exhibition Border Cantos: Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo and then get creative using found objects.

This program is designed for children 7–12 years old and their adult companions.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens September 1. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to register.

October 29, 2016
6:00pm10:00pm

Día de los Muertos

Community Program

The Amon Carter is excited to sponsor an art-making booth at Artes de la Rosa’s annual Día de los Muertos celebration! This free family festival features a drum and puppet procession from Marine Park to the Rose Marine Theater Plaza (procession begins at 7 p.m.), as well as music, dancing, face painting, and pan de muerto. Bring your friends and family to share in this rich Mexican tradition.

Please note: This event will take place at the Rose Marine Theater Plaza, not at the Amon Carter. For more information about the event, please call 817.624.8333 or go online.

November 5, 2016
10:30am12:30pm

Border Cantos

Artist Lecture and Performance

Explore the combination of photography and sound during this artist lecture and performance inspired by the special exhibition Border Cantos: Richard Misrach | Guillermo Galindo. Photographer Richard Misrach will discuss his process, influence, and experiences when creating the large-scale photographs of the border between the U.S and Mexico featured in the exhibition. Then, artist-musician Guillermo Galindo will play musical instruments (also on display in the exhibition) that he created out of artifacts like clothing, shotgun shells, drag tires, and toys—all found along the border.

Following the program, both artists will be available to sign the project publication, Border Cantos, for sale at the Museum Store.

This program on American art, culture, and society is made possible by a generous gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

November 10, 2016
10:30am11:30am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Access Program

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, participants discuss artists, exhibitions, and themes, and use artworks to connect to past experiences.

This program is offered on the second Thursday of every month. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information.

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). If these spaces are full, you may drop off participants at the museum’s Lancaster entrance and park personal vehicles and minibuses in the museum lot located on Camp Bowie.

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