Events

March 30, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach. This is the first exhibition to investigate the integral relationships between modernism, classicism, and popular imagery in the interwar sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Elie Nadelman, and William Zorach. Assembled from public and private collections, this exhibition of approximately 55 sculptures and 20 drawings addresses the remarkable affinities between the work of four divergent and competitive personalities, who redefined sculpture's expressive potential during the turbulent interbellum period.

03/30/2018 3:00pm 03/30/2018 4:00pm A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 31, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

03/31/2018 2:00pm 03/31/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 31, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach. This is the first exhibition to investigate the integral relationships between modernism, classicism, and popular imagery in the interwar sculpture of Gaston Lachaise, Robert Laurent, Elie Nadelman, and William Zorach. Assembled from public and private collections, this exhibition of approximately 55 sculptures and 20 drawings addresses the remarkable affinities between the work of four divergent and competitive personalities, who redefined sculpture's expressive potential during the turbulent interbellum period.

03/31/2018 3:00pm 03/31/2018 4:00pm A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 3, 2018
7:00am7:45am

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga Session for Adults in the Main Gallery

Join Miranda Davis, owner and instructor at PerfectFit Yoga, as she leads a yoga session inspired by the exhibition A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach. This class will focus on motifs found throughout the exhibition, including beauty, grace, and fluidity and will encourage the exploration of movement in a way that embodies power and freedom. The session will use a Vinyasa style of yoga encompassing breath work, poses for strength and stamina, as well as flexibility and meditative practices.

All levels of practice are welcome.

Please bring a mat and wear proper clothing for movement.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1.

04/03/2018 7:00am 04/03/2018 7:45am Yoga in the Galleries Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 3, 2018
3:00pm4:30pm

Tea and Tours

Tour
tea
and treats for members

A Mixed Bag

Tea and Tours provide a special opportunity for members and visitors to tour the Amon Carter’s collection with one of our expert docents, and then discuss the experience over tea and treats. Tea and Tours are held each Tuesday at 3 p.m. for three consecutive weeks. Reservations are required. Free for members; bring a guest for only $5. To reserve your place, contact Kathleen Butz at kathleen.butz@cartermuseum.org or 817.989.5060.

04/03/2018 3:00pm 04/03/2018 4:30pm Tea and Tours Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 4, 2018
8:00am5:00pm

Members on the Road

Santa Fe and Taos

Join us this Fall for a fascinating exploration of Santa Fe and Taos, New Mexico! Nestled along the foothills of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains in northern New Mexico, these two towns have played an important part in the history of art in America. October, with its clear, sunny days and cool evenings, is the perfect time to enjoy New Mexico.

If you are interested in receiving more information about this trip or have accessibility concerns, please contact Mary Lynn Sloane on 817.989.5063 or marylynn.sloane@cartermuseum.org.

Fee: $1900 per person includes four night’s hotel, most meals, and all fees and gratuities.

Transportation to New Mexico NOT included.

April 8, 201804/04/2018 8:00am 04/08/2018 5:00pm Members on the Road Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public

April 5, 2018
5:30pm6:15pm

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga Session for Adults in the Atrium

Join Miranda Davis, owner and instructor at PerfectFit Yoga, as she leads a yoga session inspired by the exhibition A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach. This class will focus on motifs found throughout the exhibition, including beauty, grace, and fluidity and will encourage the exploration of movement in a way that embodies power and freedom. The session will use a Vinyasa style of yoga encompassing breath work, poses for strength and stamina, as well as flexibility and meditative practices.

All levels of practice are welcome.

Please bring a mat and wear proper clothing for movement.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1.

04/05/2018 5:30pm 04/05/2018 6:15pm Yoga in the Galleries Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 10, 2018
7:00am7:45am

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga Session for Adults in the Main Gallery

Join Miranda Davis, owner and instructor at PerfectFit Yoga, as she leads a yoga session inspired by the exhibition A New American Sculpture, 1914–1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach. This class will focus on motifs found throughout the exhibition, including beauty, grace, and fluidity and will encourage the exploration of movement in a way that embodies power and freedom. The session will use a Vinyasa style of yoga encompassing breath work, poses for strength and stamina, as well as flexibility and meditative practices.

All levels of practice are welcome.

Please bring a mat and wear proper clothing for movement.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1.

04/10/2018 7:00am 04/10/2018 7:45am Yoga in the Galleries Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 11, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Close Encounters

Program for people with low or no vision

Designed for people of all ages with low or no vision and their guests, participants utilize tactile tools and conversation to connect with artworks in the museum’s collection.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens March 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to reserve your place and receive helpful instructions and parking information.

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).

Support for Access Programs by the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

Tools for this program are generously funded by the Alcon Foundation.

See the Close Encounters program in action in this NBC5 news story.

04/11/2018 2:00pm 04/11/2018 3:00pm Close Encounters Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 12, 2018
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.

Support for Access Programs by the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

04/12/2018 10:30am 04/12/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public