Events

February 24, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

American Art Comes of Age

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk to view and discuss the art of the Gilded Age, including works by Winslow Homer, John Singer Sargent, and Childe Hassam. No reservations required.

02/24/2018 11:00am 02/24/2018 12:00pm American Art Comes of Age Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 28, 2018
9:00am10:00am

Evolution of Georgia O'Keeffe (grades 4-12)

Distance Learning

Language Arts, History, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts

$75

Explore the art of Georgia O’Keeffe. Hear stories about her life, inspirations, and set-backs, as well as the unexpected rise to fame of this beloved American artist.

This program may be made available on another date by request.

Registration is required. Email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5032 for more information.

02/28/2018 9:00am 02/28/2018 10:00am Evolution of Georgia O'Keeffe (grades 4-12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 1, 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.

03/01/2018 2:00pm 03/01/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 1, 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.

03/01/2018 3:00pm 03/01/2018 4:00pm A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 1, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Book Club: The Unredeemed Captive

Book discussion for adults

Prior to the program, read John Demos’s The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America (1994). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with artworks on view. Refreshments will be provided after the discussion.

The first twenty registrants receive a free copy of the book. Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens February 1.

 The Unredeemed Captive

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

03/01/2018 6:00pm 03/01/2018 8:00pm Book Club: The Unredeemed Captive Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 2, 2018
9:00am10:00am

Art Work: Careers in an Art Museum–Meet the Director! (grades 6–12)

Distance Learning

History, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, Visual Arts

FREE

Travel behind the scenes to learn about Andrew Walker’s journey to becoming the Executive Director at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Registration is required. Email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5032 for more information.

03/02/2018 9:00am 03/02/2018 10:00am Art Work: Careers in an Art Museum–Meet the Director! (grades 6–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 2, 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.

03/02/2018 2:00pm 03/02/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 2, 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.

03/02/2018 3:00pm 03/02/2018 4:00pm A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 3, 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.

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

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