Calendar: Public Programs

March 14, 2017
1:00pm3:00pm

Fun Week

Spring Break Program

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum! Enjoy gallery games, creativity challenges, social media searches, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

March 15, 2017
1:00pm3:00pm

Fun Week

Spring Break Program

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum! Enjoy gallery games, creativity challenges, social media searches, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

March 16, 2017
1:00pm3:00pm

Fun Week

Spring Break Program

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum! Enjoy gallery games, creativity challenges, social media searches, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

March 17, 2017
1:00pm3:00pm

Fun Week

Spring Break Program

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum! Enjoy gallery games, creativity challenges, social media searches, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

March 18, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with A. J. Bowman-Shelton, founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, as she leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one. By using colors, shapes, and sculptures, start a conversation and discover that communicating with babies is not as abstract as you may have thought!

Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

March 18, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with yoga instructor Miranda Davis, as she leads an age-appropriate yoga session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, you will create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simplistic yoga movement and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your baby.

Please wear comfortable clothing and a baby carrier (front carrying) if you have it. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

March 18, 2017
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Dr. James Thomas, early literacy consultant, who will demonstrate age-appropriate activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Infancy is the time to begin with an awareness of language and books. During this program you will learn songs, how to share books, sign language, and ways to exercise with your little one to encourage language development.

Please bring a blanket to use during this program.

Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to register. When registering, indicate that you are interested in Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

March 18, 2017
1:30pm2:30pm

Art Focus

Adult Program

Join a museum educator to examine and discuss a single work of art in the Amon Carter’s collection.

March 23, 2017
6:30pm7:30pm

Avedon's Texas

Gallery Talk

Texas was central to the success of photographer Richard Avedon’s internationally heralded 1985 series In the American West. During this informal gallery talk, Senior Curator of Photographs John Rohrbach will explain what the artist found in the state that not merely encouraged him, but set the tone for the entire project.

March 26, 2017
1:30pm2:30pm

Pop-Up Curator

Adult Program

Have you ever wanted to talk to a curator? Here’s your chance!

Chat with Curator of Paintings and Sculpture Shirley Reece-Hughes about the special exhibition The Invented Worlds of Valton Tyler. She 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 in this informal Q&A session.

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