Events

October 20, 2018
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Themed Tour

Every third Saturday, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required.

10/20/2018 3:00pm 10/20/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 26, 2018
8:00am6:00pm

Members on the Road: Waco

Members on the Road

Step back in time into the houses, gardens, and grounds of three historic properties in Waco, the city on the Brazos River that calls itself the heart of Texas. Built by affluent merchants and pioneer planters, these homes present distinct styles that give a broad view of mid- to late nineteenth-century art and design. We will examine paintings, architecture, furniture, textiles, and costumes on privately led tours of each property. Lunch will be catered by Olive Branch Bakery & Café at the McCulloch House.

Fee: $150 per person includes transportation, lunch, all fees and gratuities.

Space is limited. Full payment is due at the time of reservation. For further details or reservations, contact Mary Lynn Sloane at 817.989.5063 or marylynn.sloane@cartermuseum.org.

10/26/2018 8:00am 10/26/2018 6:00pm Members on the Road: Waco Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 8, 2018
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 October 1.

Eventbrite - Trivia Night

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

11/08/2018 6:00pm 11/08/2018 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists

Young Toddler Program

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Lindsay Koss, early childhood teacher, as she leads an art-making session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Artistic exploration can begin with the tiniest of hands. The introduction of artistic mediums allows toddlers to discover action, colors, textures, and to express themselves. Crayons, foam sheets, markers, paper, stamps, texture boards and watercolors are a few toddler friendly supplies that stimulate creativity while developing fine motor skills and encourages cognitive development. Making art combines a sensory and emotional experience that fosters a passion for creative thinking and imagination!

Attendees may get messy—please dress accordingly!

Registration for this program opens November 1.

 Little Artists

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

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

11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 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, shapes, 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.

Registration for this program opens November 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.

11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 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.

Registration for this program opens November 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.

11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Young Toddler Program

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Lauren Davis, early childhood music teacher, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Musical activities include creative movement, dancing, instrument play, and singing. 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.

Registration for this program opens November 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.

11/17/2018 9:30am 11/17/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 17, 2018
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Themed Tour

Every third Saturday, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required.

11/17/2018 3:00pm 11/17/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 15, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Movement

Young Toddler Program

Bring your young toddler (12 to 24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Taleisha Jones, an instructor at The Little Gym with a background in psychology and child development, as she leads an age-appropriate session that includes movement activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

This program’s curriculum is designed to help build the skills needed as children become mobile. It will focus on strengthening your child’s core to help with balance and stabilization and promoting inner ear development. While your child discovers new colors, movements, and sounds with fascination and joy, you’ll discover new smile muscles you never knew you had!

Children should be dressed in comfortable clothing (dresses are not ideal) for this program. Also, please bring a burp cloth or a blanket.

Registration for this program opens December 1.

 Movement

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

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

12/15/2018 9:30am 12/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
December 15, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

In this session, examine what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and the impact of play on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens December 1.

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

 Play

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

12/15/2018 9:30am 12/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public