Events

February 17, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in Texas

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a guided tour of Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of Texas. Texas-based artists Celia Eberle, Kana Harada, Sharon Kopriva, Sherry Owens, and Linda Ridgway take the traditions of sculpture in new directions for the twenty-first century. Allusions to nature and human figures connect the diverse themes present in their work, which range from evocations of history and metaphor to explorations of memory, myth, and ritual.

02/17/2018 11:00am 02/17/2018 12:00pm Commanding Space: Women Sculptors in Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
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 American Impressionists Mary Cassatt 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
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 8, 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.

03/08/2018 10:30am 03/08/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 9, 2018
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: American Sculpture

For students 5–18 years

FREE

During this exciting 3D experience, students will explore innovations in sculpture from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. Using the exhibition A New American Sculpture and objects from the Amon Carter’s collection, gallery teachers will demonstrate how artists have shared techniques over time, pushed the boundaries of the medium to achieve new sculptural feats, and used the human form to bridge ancient ideas and modern-day techniques.

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 February 15.

 American Sculpture

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

03/09/2018 10:00am 03/09/2018 11:30am Homeschool Tour: American Sculpture Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 9, 2018
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: American Sculpture

For students 5–18 years

FREE

During this exciting 3D experience, students will explore innovations in sculpture from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth centuries. Using the exhibition A New American Sculpture and objects from the Amon Carter’s collection, gallery teachers will demonstrate how artists have shared techniques over time, pushed the boundaries of the medium to achieve new sculptural feats, and used the human form to bridge ancient ideas and modern-day techniques.

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 February 15.

 American Sculpture

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

03/09/2018 2:00pm 03/09/2018 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: American Sculpture Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 10, 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 March 1.

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

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

03/10/2018 10:30am 03/10/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 13, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

Spring Break at the Amon Carter

Artmaking and more for families with children 10–16 years

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum!

Enjoy art projects, creativity challenges, gallery games, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

03/13/2018 1:00pm 03/13/2018 3:00pm Spring Break at the Amon Carter Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 14, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

Spring Break at the Amon Carter

Artmaking and more for families with children 10–16 years

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum!

Enjoy art projects, creativity challenges, gallery games, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

03/14/2018 1:00pm 03/14/2018 3:00pm Spring Break at the Amon Carter Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 15, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

Spring Break at the Amon Carter

Artmaking and more for families with children 10–16 years

Staying in town for spring break? Round up your friends and spend the afternoon at the museum!

Enjoy art projects, creativity challenges, gallery games, and more throughout the afternoon. Be prepared to create, compete, and consider American art in a new way!

This program is best for ages 10 to 16 (and up). Visitors under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

03/15/2018 1:00pm 03/15/2018 3:00pm Spring Break at the Amon Carter Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public