Calendar: Student Programs

March 24, 2017
10:00am12:00pm

Homeschool Workshop

(Recommended for students ages 5–18)

The Art of Printmaking

During this hands-on workshop, homeschool students will look at and discuss selections from the Amon Carter’s collection of prints and other works on paper, learn about a variety of printmaking techniques, and hone these skills by creating their own block print to take home.

Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to complete registration. The program fee is $8 for children of members and $11 for children of nonmembers. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email .

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program.

Download registration form.

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April 21, 2017
10:00am12:00pm

Little Readers Book Club

Recommended for homeschool students ages 5–7

Mike Mulligan and More: A Virginia Lee Burton Treasury by Virginia Lee Burton

Friday, April 21, 10 a.m.–noon

Back by popular demand! Prior to their museum visit, students should read all four selections from Mike Mulligan and More: A Virginia Lee Burton Treasury. Little Readers will delight in these classic, heartwarming stories about friendship, change, and courage. At the Amon Carter, gallery teachers will help students connect the characters and illustrations to artworks from the museum’s collection using carefully crafted questioning strategies. Students will conclude the Little Readers Book Club by making their own art project to take home.

Parents: Use the link above to preview this book to make sure content, messages, and themes adhere to your curriculum. Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to complete registration. The program fee is $8 for children of members and $11 for children of nonmembers (books are not included). For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email .


Students will be divided into groups by age.** Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program.

Download registration form.

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April 21, 2017
10:00am12:00pm

Ready Readers Book Club

Recommended for homeschool students ages 8–11

The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall

Friday, April 21, 10 a.m.–noon

Prior to their museum visit, students should read The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall. Ready Readers will become acquainted with the Penderwick sisters and the rest of the humorous crew (including their protective dog, Hound). At the Amon Carter, gallery teachers will help students make connections between the characters, the lessons learned, the problems solved, and the museum’s collection. Students conclude the Ready Readers Book Club by making their own art project to take home.

Parents: Use the link above to preview this book to make sure content, messages, and themes adhere to your curriculum. Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to complete registration. The program fee is $8 for children of members and $11 for children of nonmembers (books are not included). For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email .

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program.

Download registration form.

Book Club Options
April 21, 2017
10:00am12:00pm

Eager Readers Book Club

Recommended for homeschool students ages 12 and up

Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool

Prior to their museum visit, students should read Navigating Early by Clare Vanderpool. Eager Readers will love getting to know Jack and Early and tagging along on their epic adventure. At the Amon Carter, gallery teachers will help students make connections between the characters, plot, and the museum’s collection. Students conclude the Eager Readers Book Club by making their own art project to take home.

Parents: Use the link above to preview this book to make sure content, messages, and themes adhere to your curriculum. Space is limited; preregistration and prepayment are required to complete registration. The program fee is $8 for children of members and $11 for children of nonmembers (books are not included). For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email .

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents are encouraged to drop off their students at the museum for this program.

Download registration form.

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