Events

September 28, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

09/28/2018 2:00pm 09/28/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 29, 2018
6:00pm10:00pm

Party on the Porch

Party on the Porch

Party on the Porch returns for its fourth year to the Amon Carter with more sound, more food, and more Fort Worth!

This FREE event features live music, with local food trucks, lighting effects on the building, lawn games and a special area reserved for Amon Carter members. Beer and wine will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

We are proud to announce that headlining this year’s party is Charley Crockett!

Gallery and museum store hours have been extended until 9 p.m.

This event is made possible by:

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Sponsors: Central Market, Meta Alice Keith Bratten Foundation.

Stay tuned for more details!

09/29/2018 6:00pm 09/29/2018 10:00pm Party on the Porch Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 30, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

09/30/2018 2:00pm 09/30/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 3, 2018
10:00am12:00pm

Toddler Studio

Toddler Program

Drop-in for open studio time! Toddlers, ages 2–3 years, and their favorite grown-up are invited to learn about sculptures with museum educators outside on our front lawn. Participate in several sculpture-based activities, investigate new ideas, and play with sensory materials.

Dress for mess!

No reservations required. Come and go between 10 a.m.–noon.

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

10/03/2018 10:00am 10/03/2018 12:00pm Toddler Studio Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 6, 2018
10:00am12:00pm

Toddler Studio

Toddler Program

Drop-in for open studio time! Toddlers, ages 2–3 years, and their favorite grown-up are invited to learn about sculptures with museum educators outside on our front lawn. Participate in several sculpture-based activities, investigate new ideas, and play with sensory materials.

Dress for mess!

No reservations required. Come and go between 10 a.m.–noon.

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

10/06/2018 10:00am 10/06/2018 12:00pm Toddler Studio Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 11, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Painting on the Porch: Watercolor Workshop

A mini-workshop and tour for adults

Get inspired by Charles M. Russell’s watercolors and illustrated letters, and then create your own watercolor on the porch of the Amon Carter. Learn about Russell’s techniques and how to create your own western watercolor from local artist Teal Blake.

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

 Watercolor Workshop

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

10/11/2018 6:00pm 10/11/2018 8:00pm Painting on the Porch: Watercolor Workshop Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 19, 2018
1:30pm3:30pm

Art Cart

Free Interactive Activity

Find the Art Cart in the galleries and interact with the materials and tools artists use when making photographs, prints, and more.

10/19/2018 1:30pm 10/19/2018 3:30pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga

Young Toddler Program

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 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 Amon Carter’s collection.

Using artwork as inspiration, create a unique, playful, intimate, and joyful yoga practice. Enjoy deep breathing, simplistic yoga movement and postures, and plenty of time to relax and bond with your toddler.

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

Registration for this program opens October 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.

10/20/2018 9:30am 10/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Yoga Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 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 October 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.

10/20/2018 9:30am 10/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 20, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Infant Program

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 Amon Carter’s collection.

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

10/20/2018 9:30am 10/20/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public