Public Programs

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.

Wednesday, July 2, 2014
10:30am12:00pm

Sleep Tight

Storytime

Swing into action during this Storytime full of verbs! This week, bring your family (and wear your pajamas!) for stories, art exploration, and art making focused on sleep. Cookies and lemonade 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 11 through July 30, 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.

Support for this program is provided in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014
10:30am12:00pm

Sing Me a Song

Swing into action during this Storytime full of verbs! This week, bring your family for stories, art exploration, and art making focused on singing. Cookies and lemonade 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 11 through July 30, 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.

Support for this program is provided in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP.

Thursday, July 10, 2014
10:30am11:45am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Interactive Tour

Designed for adults with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, program participants discuss artists, themes, and exhibitions 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). If these spaces are full, you may drop participants off at the museum’s Lancaster entrance and park personal vehicles and minibuses for free in the museum’s lot located off of Camp Bowie Boulevard on the museum’s east side.

Saturday, July 12, 2014
10:30am12:30pm

Art Discovery: Music

Family Workshop

Discover connections between music and the art on view at the museum and then create your own musically inspired work of art.

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

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

Wednesday, July 16, 2014
10:30am12:00pm

Eat Up

Storytime

Swing into action during this Storytime full of verbs! This week, bring your family for delicious stories, art exploration, and art making focused on eating. Cookies and lemonade 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 11 through July 30, 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.

Support for this program is provided in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP.

Thursday, July 17, 2014
6:00pm8:00pm

Crafting from the Collection

Adult Workshop

Get creative during this unique tour and hands-on demonstration. After the tour, participate in a crafting project followed by conversation and refreshments with fellow crafters. No reservations are required.

Wednesday, July 23, 2014
10:30am12:00pm

Talk the Talk

Storytime

Swing into action during this Storytime full of verbs! This week, bring your family for stories, art exploration, and art making focused on talking. Cookies and lemonade 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 11 through July 30, 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.

Support for this program is provided in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP.

Friday, July 25, 2014
10:30am11:30am

New Parents Tour

Adult Tour

Explore a new aspect of the museum each month during an adult tour for parents, grandparents, and other caregivers with little ones in tow. The tour begins at the Information Desk. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information. No reservations are required. This program is best for adults accompanied by children two years old or younger.

Free parking is available in the museum’s lot, east of the museum off Camp Bowie Boulevard. Participants are encouraged to park in this lot and follow the sidewalk along the north side of the museum, where an accessible lift is available for your stroller. A museum representative will be there to assist you.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
10:30am12:00pm

Create a Stir

Storytime

Swing into action during this Storytime full of verbs! This week, bring your family for stories, art exploration, and art making focused on creating. Cookies and lemonade 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 11 through July 30, 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.

Support for this program is provided in part by Galderma Laboratories, LP.

Thursday, July 31, 2014
6:00pm10:00pm

Sunset Cinema: Chicago

Outdoor Film Series

Pack a picnic, grab some friends, and watch the hit musical Chicago (2002; PG-13) on the museum’s lawn. Come early and enjoy a tour of the special exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist before the film. No reservations are required.

Lawn opens at 6 p.m. Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome (lawn only). No glass bottles, alcohol, or pets please.

If you’d like to be updated on the status of this program (e.g., changes due to weather) via text message or email, please call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org.

Tours from 7 to 7:45 p.m.; film starts at 8:30 p.m.