Events

February 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Musical activities include creative movement, dancing, singing, and instrument play. Caregivers will learn to recognize early music behaviors such as singing and moving, as well as how to utilize music during daily rituals at home.

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

 Music

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

02/17/2018 9:30am 02/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Dr. James Thomas, early literacy consultant, who will demonstrate age-appropriate activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Infancy is the time to begin with an awareness of language and books. During this program you will learn songs, how to share books, sign language, and ways to exercise with your little one to encourage language development.

Please bring a blanket to use during this program.

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

 Early Literacy

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

02/17/2018 9:30am 02/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Program for families with infants 0–11 months

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with yoga instructor Miranda Davis as she leads an age-appropriate yoga session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, you will experience a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga session. Enjoy deep breathing, simple yoga movements and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your baby.

Participants do not need to have any prior yoga experience to participate in this class.

Please wear comfortable clothing and a baby carrier (front carrying) if you have one. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own.

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

 Yoga

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

02/17/2018 9:30am 02/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with A. J. Bowman-Shelton, founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, as she leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one. By using colors, paintings, and sculptures, start a conversation and discover that communicating with babies is not as abstract as you may have thought!

Please bring a small blanket for your baby and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

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

 Sign Language

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

Supported in part by The Junior League of Fort Worth, Inc.

02/17/2018 9:30am 02/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 17, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

Commanding Space: Women Sculptors of 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 of 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