Events

September 22, 2017
9:00am10:00am

Color Theory (grades 2–5)

Distance Learning

Visual Arts
$75

Discover how artists have experimented with color in a diverse range of twentieth-century media, including the museum’s recent acquisition The Fisherman by George Bellows and the site-specific installation Plexus no.34 by Gabriel Dawe, and more.

Request a program by emailing distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or calling 817.989.5032.

09/22/2017 9:00am 09/22/2017 10:00am Color Theory (grades 2–5) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 22, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

09/22/2017 2:00pm 09/22/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 23, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

The Intersection of Nature and Culture

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk to view and discuss two photography exhibitions Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden and Nature/Culture. No reservations required.

09/23/2017 11:00am 09/23/2017 12:00pm The Intersection of Nature and Culture Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 23, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

09/23/2017 2:00pm 09/23/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 23, 2017
6:00pm10:00pm

Party on the Porch

Party on the Porch returns to the Amon Carter with more sound, more food, and more Fort Worth! You’re invited to a night of American art, live music, and local food at the Amon Carter.

This FREE event features live music by hometown artists, kicking off at 6:30 p.m. with the self-styled “AmeriTonk” sound of the soulful country artist Summer Dean. She is followed by the Matt Tedder Trio, whose music blends classic rock, blues, and modern folk. Headlining the event is Green River Ordinance with their sound of country, rock, pop, and folk.

Local food trucks, lighting effects on the building from Inside Image Design, screenprinted T-shirts by Pan Ector, lawn games and a special area reserved for Amon Carter members are back by popular demand. Beer and wine will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

In addition to the food trucks, guests may choose to pre-order picnic dinners. from Central Market by calling 817.377.9307; baskets will be picked up at the event at Central Market’s onsite store.

Gallery and museum store hours have been extended until 9 p.m. Docents will be on hand giving tours, and artmaking will also be offered.

Free parking is available at the UNT Health Science Center lot and east garage on Clifton Street (immediately north of the museum). For helpful information about Party on the Porch parking and accessibility, call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org.

The museum will close at 5 p.m. and reopen for Party on the Porch at 6 p.m. Please no pets or outside food or drink.

This event is made possible by our presenting sponsors Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth, Central Market, and Meador Auto Group; media sponsor: Fort Worth Weekly.

Party on the Porch FAQs.

09/23/2017 6:00pm 09/23/2017 10:00pm Party on the Porch Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 24, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

09/24/2017 2:00pm 09/24/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 27, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Lecture Series

Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University

Explore artworks in the Amon Carter’s collection and consider the various ways and reasons why artists have depicted Americans in their urban, rural, and wilderness environments.

This free lecture series is offered every Wednesday at 3 p.m. from August 23 to November 29 except during the week of Thanksgiving.

This week's topic: "The Picturesque Tourist" in the American Outdoors

09/27/2017 3:00pm 09/27/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 28, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

09/28/2017 2:00pm 09/28/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 28, 2017
6:00pm8:00pm

Trivia Night

Adult Program

Put on your thinking cap for a casual evening of trivia inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection. Bring a group (up to six people per team) or come alone, and enjoy snacks, drinks, and prizes during this friendly competition. Questions cover a wide range of topics—no art history degree required!

Participants in this program must be at least 18 years of age.

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

Eventbrite - Trivia Night

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

09/28/2017 6:00pm 09/28/2017 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 29, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

09/29/2017 2:00pm 09/29/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public