Events

December 2, 2017
2:00pm4:00pm

Cookies with Santa

Join us for our annual, members only Cookies with Santa. Bring your children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews to celebrate the season with some holiday cheer! Enjoy cookies with Santa Claus, and listen to Mrs. Claus read the iconic “Twas the Night Before Christmas.” We end the festivities with a special holiday-related activity for all to enjoy. We look forward to celebrating a fun-filled afternoon of stories, activities, and milk and cookies with Santa!

12/02/2017 2:00pm 12/02/2017 4:00pm Cookies with Santa Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 2, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

12/02/2017 3:00pm 12/02/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 3, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

12/03/2017 2:00pm 12/03/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 3, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

12/03/2017 3:00pm 12/03/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 6, 2017
9:00am10:00am

Parson Weems’ Fable (grades 5–12)

Distance Learning

History, Social Studies, Visual Arts
$75

Dive deep into discussion and analysis of Grant Wood’s painting Parson Weems’ Fable (1939). Students will be introduced to the artist and supporting information to spark interest and connections to United States history. Working from their own observations, students will explore and contemplate the historical and artistic relevance of this significant work of art.

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

12/06/2017 9:00am 12/06/2017 10:00am Parson Weems’ Fable (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 7, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

12/07/2017 2:00pm 12/07/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 7, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

12/07/2017 3:00pm 12/07/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 8, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Technology and Art

For students 5–18 years

FREE

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

Artists have a long history of incorporating the newest technology into their artistic processes. During this interactive experience, students will see firsthand how nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists have used technology to enhance their artwork, influence those that followed them, and elevate the status of their particular medium. Gallery teachers will assist students in making their own technologically enhanced artwork.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

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

Download the registration form.

12/08/2017 10:00am 12/08/2017 11:30am Homeschool Tour: Technology and Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 8, 2017
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Technology and Art

For students 5–18 years

FREE

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

Artists have a long history of incorporating the newest technology into their artistic processes. During this interactive experience, students will see firsthand how nineteenth- and twentieth-century artists have used technology to enhance their artwork, influence those that followed them, and elevate the status of their particular medium. Gallery teachers will assist students in making their own technologically enhanced artwork.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

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

Download the registration form.

12/08/2017 2:00pm 12/08/2017 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Technology and Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 8, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

12/08/2017 2:00pm 12/08/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public