Events

August 18, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

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 Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the Amon Carter’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 August 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.

08/18/2018 9:30am 08/18/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
August 18, 2018
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Themed Tour

Every third Saturday, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required.

08/18/2018 3:00pm 08/18/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
August 25, 2018
10:30am12:30pm

Crafting From the Collection

A mini-workshop and tour for adults

Get creative during this unique tour and hands-on demonstration. After the tour, participate in a crafting project followed by conversation and refreshments with fellow crafters.

Registration for this program opens July 1.

Eventbrite - Crafting from the Collection

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

08/25/2018 10:30am 08/25/2018 12:30pm Crafting From the Collection Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 6, 2018
5:00pm8:00pm

Educator Evening in the Cultural District

Educator Reception

FREE

The Amon Carter and other area institutions are celebrating teachers during this year’s Educator Evening in the Cultural District. See current exhibitions, network with other educators, enjoy great food, learn about educational programs, and receive free classroom resources. For more information, email education@cartermuseum.org.

09/06/2018 5:00pm 09/06/2018 8:00pm Educator Evening in the Cultural District Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 8, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Program for families with children on the autism spectrum

This is a free program for families with children who are 5 to 12 years old and on the autism spectrum. Families will have time to explore artworks in the galleries and get creative during a hands-on, art-making experience!

While the needs of individuals with autism are the focus of this program, it is also intended to be fun for parents, siblings (of all ages), and other relatives!

This program is offered on the second Saturday of every month. Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens September 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

09/08/2018 10:30am 09/08/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 13, 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.

09/13/2018 10:30am 09/13/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (12–24 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.

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

 Early Literacy

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.

09/15/2018 9:30am 09/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 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, instrument play, and singing. 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 toddler, and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens September 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.

09/15/2018 9:30am 09/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement

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 Sarah Newton as she leads an age-appropriate creative movement session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Creative movement is an inclusive movement experience that utilizes the body to express an emotion, explore an idea, or discover new movement potential. In this session, you will move with your baby, discovering the joy and possibilities of movement in relationship to the elements of art.

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

 Creative Movement

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.

09/15/2018 9:30am 09/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Artist Talk: In Our Own Words

Artist Lecture

Join artists Daniel Heyman and Lucy Ganje as they discuss the exhibition In Our Own Words: Native Impressions. They will reflect on the collaborative project of recording the portraits and words of present day members of North Dakota Indian nations.

09/15/2018 2:00pm 09/15/2018 3:00pm Artist Talk: In Our Own Words Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public