Events

March 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Lauren Davis early childhood music teacher, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Musical activities include creative movement, dancing, singing, and instrument play. Caregivers will learn to recognize early music behaviors such as singing and moving, as well as how to utilize music during daily rituals at home.

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

 Music

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

03/17/2018 9:30am 03/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the museum’s collection.

In this session, examine what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and the impact of play on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

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

 Play

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

03/17/2018 9:30am 03/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 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 museum’s collection.

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

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

 Sign Language

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

03/17/2018 9:30am 03/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Brandi Cline, licensed massage therapist, as she leads an infant massage session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Discover the health benefits of infant massage while learning how to teach your baby to relax. Learn to safely and effectively apply massage techniques to your child.

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

 Infant Massage

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

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

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

03/17/2018 9:30am 03/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Infant Massage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 20, 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 threettt 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.

03/20/2018 3:00pm 03/20/2018 4:30pm Tea and Tours Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 27, 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.

03/27/2018 3:00pm 03/27/2018 4:30pm Tea and Tours Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 29, 2018
6:00pm7:00pm

Artist Talk: James Surls

Artist Lecture

In conjunction with the special exhibitions A New American Sculpture, 1914—1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach and Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas, James Surls will provide a public lecture in the Amon Carter’s auditorium. As a part of the Amon Carter’s ongoing exploration of the relationship between historic and contemporary art, Surls will speak about his work, how he started as a sculptor, and the process and materials he uses while displaying images of his work and process.

03/29/2018 6:00pm 03/29/2018 7:00pm Artist Talk: James Surls 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 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