Events

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.

Request a program by emailing distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5032.

10/18/2017 9:00am 10/18/2017 10:00am The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 18, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Lecture Series

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: William Ranney, Artist-Sportsman

10/18/2017 3:00pm 10/18/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 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.

10/19/2017 2:00pm 10/19/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 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.

10/19/2017 3:00pm 10/19/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 2017
6:30pm7:30pm

The Art of Sustainability

Conversation

This fall, the museum presents a special exhibition titled Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. In conjunction with the exhibition, we are inviting a panel of experts to discuss sustainability, local food sources, and environmental advocacy with museum curators Shirley Reece-Hughes and Maggie Adler.

Guests include Chef Marcus Paslay (owner of Clay Pigeon and Piatello), Reid Wittliff (advisory board member at the Texas Chapter of the Nature Conservancy and President of the Blanco Valley Wildlife Management Association); Becca Knutson (from the Tarrant County Food Policy Council and Community Garden Coordinator for the Tarrant Area Food Bank); and Rachel Richter (Urban Wildlife Biologist for Texas Parks and Wildlife).

10/19/2017 6:30pm 10/19/2017 7:30pm The Art of Sustainability Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2017
8:30am9:30am

Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8)

Distance Learning

$75

Explore themes of wildlife, conservation, and fishing as recorded by nineteenth and twentieth-century artists in two special exhibitions, Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper. A museum educator and an expert in the fields of natural and cultural resources and conservation will be on hand to help students make connections between the artworks and modern conservation efforts.

Request a program by emailing distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5032.

10/20/2017 8:30am 10/20/2017 9:30am Art and Nature: Observe and Conserve (grades 4–8) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public