Events

October 13, 2017
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Archiving Eden

FREE
(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

In the exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden, University of North Texas photography professor Dornith Doherty artfully publicizes the subject of seed vaults and the activities of their research scientists. Gallery teachers will take students on a botanical journey through the museum that explores the naturalist tradition in American art and reveal artists’ penchant for documenting and preserving the natural resources around them.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

10/13/2017 2:00pm 10/13/2017 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Archiving Eden Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 13, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

10/13/2017 3:00pm 10/13/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Family Access Program

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!

This program is offered on the second Saturday of every month. Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens October 1.

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Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

10/14/2017 10:30am 10/14/2017 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

American Modernists on the Cutting Edge

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a tour discussing four American modernist painters—Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Marsden Hartley, and Georgia O’Keefe who were promoted and patronized by the influential photographer, Alfred Stieglitz. Based out of his famous 291 Gallery on Fifth Avenue, New York City, Stieglitz showcased new American and European avant-garde artists, broadening American taste to a new level of sophistication. No reservations required.

10/14/2017 11:00am 10/14/2017 12:00pm American Modernists on the Cutting Edge Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 2017
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.

10/14/2017 2:00pm 10/14/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 14, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

10/14/2017 3:00pm 10/14/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 15, 2017
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.

10/15/2017 2:00pm 10/15/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 15, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

10/15/2017 3:00pm 10/15/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 17, 2017
3:00pm4:30pm

Tea and Tours Goes Wild

Tea and Tours pulls together favorite works of art, genres, and themes, including those that are the focus of our current special exhibitions. In this session, we visit two exhibitions: Nature/Culture explores how notions of nature and culture are interwoven and Caught on Paper looks at a selection of works on paper from the Amon Carter’s collection that delves into the daring tales of the great outdoors. As always, we will share the experience over tea and treats in the Lounge.
Free for members; bring a guest for only $5. To reserve you place, please call 817.989.5063 or email marylynn.sloane@cartermuseum.org.

10/17/2017 3:00pm 10/17/2017 4:30pm Tea and Tours Goes Wild Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 18, 2017
9:00am10:00am

The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12)

Distance Learning

Language Arts, History, Visual Arts
$75

Creep into the Library and Archives at the Amon Carter to view illustrated texts, including Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein and works by Edgar Allan Poe. Uncover chilling nineteenth-century cultural norms while lurking though spirit photographs, “sleeping beauties,” and eerie artifacts while hearing stories from Amon Carter Archivist and historian Jon Frembling.

Registration is required. Email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5032 for more information.

10/18/2017 9:00am 10/18/2017 10:00am The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public