Events

November 30, 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.

11/30/2017 2:00pm 11/30/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 30, 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.

11/30/2017 3:00pm 11/30/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 1, 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.

12/01/2017 9:00am 12/01/2017 10:00am Parson Weems’ Fable (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 1, 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.

12/01/2017 2:00pm 12/01/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 1, 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.

12/01/2017 3:00pm 12/01/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 2, 2017
10:00am12:00pm

Book SmART: Where the Sidewalk Ends

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Read Shel Silverstein’s classic Where the Sidewalk Ends prior to the workshop and then, while at the museum, discover innovative ways to connect the book’s quirky characters, silly poems, and whimsical sketches with artworks from the Amon Carter’s collection. Participants look at and discuss artworks from a variety of media, learn visual literacy strategies, and explore ways to infuse language arts curriculum with images that make poetry units come to life.

Participants will receive two CPE hours in: English/Language Arts: All Levels, Fine Arts—Art: All Levels, and Instructional Techniques: All Levels

Elementary school librarians and art, gifted and talented, language arts, and reading teachers from classroom and homeschool settings, as well as preservice teachers, are encouraged to attend, although others may benefit and are welcome to register.

Download the registration form.

12/02/2017 10:00am 12/02/2017 12:00pm Book SmART: Where the Sidewalk Ends Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 2, 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.

12/02/2017 2:00pm 12/02/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
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