Events

November 4, 2017
10:00am1:00pm

Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden

Free teacher workshop

FREE

For this botanically inspired workshop, Amon Carter educators have teamed up with contemporary photographer and Distinguished Research Professor at the University of North Texas, Dornith Doherty and educators from the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) to demonstrate how science and art are integrated! Teachers will have the unique opportunity to listen to Doherty speak about her Archiving Eden project at the Amon Carter, and then journey to BRIT to tour the herbarium and engage in sensational seed investigations.

Participants will receive three CPE hours in Fine Arts: Art—All Levels, Science: Physical Sciences—All Levels, and Instructional Techniques—All Levels.

Art, gifted and talented, and science teachers from classroom and homeschool settings, as well as preservice teachers, are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

Space is limited; preregistration is required. Cancellations must be received forty-eight hours in advance of the program or a $25 fee will be charged; program materials will be mailed to absent teachers.

Download the registration form.

11/04/2017 10:00am 11/04/2017 1:00pm Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Artist Talk: Dornith Doherty

Artist lecture and book signing

North Texas photographer Dornith Doherty has traveled the globe to construct a visual meditation on the planet’s botanical diversity by showcasing the work of international seed banks in the exhibition Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden. During this lecture, Doherty will discuss her process, influence, and experiences when taking photographs for this project.

Doherty will be available to sign copies of her accompanying publication, Archiving Eden following the lecture. The book is available for purchase in the Museum Store.

11/04/2017 10:30am 11/04/2017 12:00pm Artist Talk: Dornith Doherty Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

Caught on Paper

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a tour of Caught on Paper. Inspired by the coinciding exhibition of paintings and sculpture Wild Spaces Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art, this selection of works on paper explores the popular outdoor subjects that have captivated American artists for centuries. No reservations required.

11/04/2017 11:00am 11/04/2017 12:00pm Caught on Paper Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection 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.

11/04/2017 2:00pm 11/04/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 4, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

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

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.

11/04/2017 3:00pm 11/04/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 5, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection 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.

11/05/2017 2:00pm 11/05/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 5, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

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

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.

11/05/2017 3:00pm 11/05/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 7, 2017
3:00pm5:00pm

Academic Decathlon Art Training: The Art of Africa

Distance Learning training for students and coaches

$75 per team

During this live broadcast, review select artworks, architecture, and artifacts from the southern, eastern, central, and western regions of Africa. An Amon Carter educator provides an overview of important African art from the ancient period to the present, including the African diaspora; historical contexts in which to view the artworks; and explanations about how these objects had an impact on African culture, history, and art history.

For more information or to register call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org.

11/07/2017 3:00pm 11/07/2017 5:00pm Academic Decathlon Art Training: The Art of Africa Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 8, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Weekly lecture series with TCU’s Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite

Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University

Explore artworks from the exhibitions Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper and consider the various ways and reasons why artists have depicted Americans in their urban, rural, and wilderness environments.

This free lecture series is offered every Wednesday at 3 p.m. from August 23 to November 29 except during the week of Thanksgiving.

This week's topic: Frederic Remington and the North Country

11/08/2017 3:00pm 11/08/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 2017
10:30am11:30am

Sharing the Past Through Art

Program for people with all stages of Alzheimer’s

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.

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 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to receive helpful instructions and parking information.

11/09/2017 10:30am 11/09/2017 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public