Events

April 29, 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.

04/29/2018 3:00pm 04/29/2018 4:00pm A New American Sculpture, 1914-1945: Lachaise, Laurent, Nadelman, and Zorach Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 4, 2018
9:00am10:00am

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

Distance Learning

Language Arts, History, 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.

05/04/2018 9:00am 05/04/2018 10:00am Art Work: Careers in an Art Museum–Meet the Director! (grades 6–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 10, 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.

05/10/2018 10:30am 05/10/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 10, 2018
4:00pm8:00pm

A Conversation with Ellen Carey, Gabriel Dawe, Dr. Karen Matsler

Circle
Patron and Sustainer members

The Physics of Color

Join physics master teacher Dr. Karen J. Matsler and the artists Ellen Carey and Gabriel Dawe as they explore optics, physics, light and color in human perception and in art. The presentation and panel discussion will be followed by a book signing with the artists.

05/10/2018 4:00pm 05/10/2018 8:00pm A Conversation with Ellen Carey, Gabriel Dawe, Dr. Karen Matsler Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 11, 2018
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis

For students 5–18 years

FREE

Students will learn about the life, artworks, and artistic processes of Stuart Davis (1892–1964), who experimented with abstraction, landscapes, and portraiture during his prolific career. Gallery teachers will introduce new ways to look at and appreciate Davis’s artworks and facilitate a Davis-inspired art project that students can take home.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers. Registration for this program opens April 15.

 All About Stuart Davis

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

05/11/2018 10:00am 05/11/2018 11:30am Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 11, 2018
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis

For students 5–18 years

FREE

Students will learn about the life, artworks, and artistic processes of Stuart Davis (1892–1964), who experimented with abstraction, landscapes, and portraiture during his prolific career. Gallery teachers will introduce new ways to look at and appreciate Davis’s artworks and facilitate a Davis-inspired art project that students can take home.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers. Registration for this program opens April 15.

 All About Stuart Davis

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

05/11/2018 2:00pm 05/11/2018 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 12, 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.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

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

05/12/2018 10:30am 05/12/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 12, 2018
11:00am4:00pm

Fierce Females, Gifted Girls, and Mighty Moms

Event Celebrating Women at the Amon Carter

Bring your favorite ladies to the museum for a day of fun!

11 a.m.
Explore the Spirit of Women in Art on a tour in the galleries.

1 p.m.
Join curator Maggie Adler to learn about the newly installed sculpture of the goddess Diana.

2 p.m.
Enjoy a special female-focused vocal performance by VOICES of Fort Worth.

Ongoing from 11 a.m.–4 p.m.
• Which female artist in the Amon Carter’s collection are you? Take a quiz to find out!

• Watch the screen-printing process in action and purchase an exclusively designed t-shirt from Trust Printshop.

• Discover three exhibitions by women artists on view in the galleries.

• Stop by the button-making station to get creative.

• Have a photo taken by a local photographer in a Rania Matar-inspired photo op.

• Hungry? Food trucks will be onsite for this special event.

05/12/2018 11:00am 05/12/2018 4:00pm Fierce Females, Gifted Girls, and Mighty Moms Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 12, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

VOICES of Fort Worth

Vocal performance in the museum's Atrium

Vocal ensemble VOICES of Fort Worth will provide an afternoon of musical selections inspired by the museum’s collection. This local group of vocalists will perform in the museum’s Atrium, offering the opportunity to spread their melodic harmonies throughout the galleries.

Founded in 2012, VOICES is a consort of highly skilled singers whose vocal blend and exceptional musicianship combine to create a unique presentation that spans every musical period from early Renaissance to contemporary music, including original compositions and arrangements by Artistic Director and founder, Dr. Jerome Bierschenk.

Please note that seating will be limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

05/12/2018 2:00pm 05/12/2018 3:00pm VOICES of Fort Worth Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 19, 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 museum’s collection.

Musical activities include singing, instrument play, creative movement, and dancing. 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.

Registration for this program opens May 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.

05/19/2018 9:30am 05/19/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public