Events

September 13, 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.

09/13/2018 10:30am 09/13/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 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.

This age 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 September 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.

09/15/2018 9:30am 09/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement

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 Sarah Newton as she leads an age-appropriate creative movement session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Creative movement is an inclusive movement experience that utilizes the body to express an emotion, explore an idea, or discover new movement potential. In this session, you will move with your baby, discovering the joy and possibilities of movement in relationship to the elements of art.

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

 Creative Movement

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.

09/15/2018 9:30am 09/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

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 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 toddler, and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens September 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.

09/15/2018 9:30am 09/15/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
10:00am2:00pm

Photobook Workshop Part II

Member program

In conjunction with the exhibition Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath, museum members are invited to attend a unique workshop that will introduce participants to the tradition of the photobook and give them an opportunity to make their own book. The program is divided into two sessions on two consecutive Saturdays and will feature presentations by Sam Duncan, Head of Library and Archives at the Amon Carter; Ting Huang, Associate Professor of Photography at Tarrant County College; and New York- and L.A.-based photobook artist Jordan Sullivan.

• Make a photobook under the guidance of experienced bookmakers.

Space is limited to 15 participants.
Fee: $150 for both sessions
To register or for more information contact Mary Lynn Sloane at 817.989.5063 or membership@cartermuseum.org.

09/15/2018 10:00am 09/15/2018 2:00pm Photobook Workshop Part II Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Artist Talk: In Our Own Words

Artist Lecture

Join artists Daniel Heyman and Lucy Ganje as they discuss the exhibition In Our Own Words: Native Impressions. They will reflect on the collaborative project of recording the portraits and words of present day members of North Dakota Indian nations.

09/15/2018 2:00pm 09/15/2018 3:00pm Artist Talk: In Our Own Words Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 15, 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.

09/15/2018 3:00pm 09/15/2018 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 20, 2018
4:00pm8:00pm

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Join other editors to help Wikipedia tell the story of Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Library Archives is co-hosting the Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon, where you can join other editors to help Wikipedia tell the story of Fort Worth culture and history. Both novice and experienced editors are invited to join us. We'll have experienced Wikipedians to guide writers on Wikipedia editing policies and technical procedures. Editors will also have ready access to the library's resources. Bring your own laptop (and power cable) if you have one.

If you have one hour or less, attend a training session and learn more about editing Wikipedia.
If you have 90 minutes, attend a training session and add citations to an article.
If you have two hours, attend a training session and add a well-cited paragraph to an article.
If you are spending 4 hours with us, consider drafting a new article.

Registration is required. Please click here to register.

For more information, visit our Meetup page.

#ACMwiki

09/20/2018 4:00pm 09/20/2018 8:00pm Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 20, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Book Club: First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies

Book discussion for adults

Prior to the program, read Kate Andersen Brower’s First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies (2017). 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 August 1.

 The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies

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

09/20/2018 6:00pm 09/20/2018 8:00pm Book Club: First Women: The Grace and Power of America’s Modern First Ladies Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 21, 2018
8:00am5:00pm

Members on the Road: Hamilton

Members on the Road

Hamilton, Texas

Travel to the heart of central Texas to visit the remarkable Ramsey Collection, which houses more than 500 Old Masters, American Masters, European and Modernist works in a recently renovated two-story limestone building facing the courthouse on the square. We will lunch in Hamilton and stop at the Red Wing Winery for a tasting before returning to Fort Worth.

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.

09/21/2018 8:00am 09/21/2018 5:00pm Members on the Road: Hamilton Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public