Calendar: Public Programs

August 4, 2015
3:00pm4:00pm

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance to tour this comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian art, including fine examples of basketry, pottery, sculpture, ivories, kachina dolls, regalia, and pictographic arts from tribes across the North American continent.

August 5, 2015
3:00pm4:00pm

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance to tour this comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian art, including fine examples of basketry, pottery, sculpture, ivories, kachina dolls, regalia, and pictographic arts from tribes across the North American continent.

August 6, 2015
1:00pm2:00pm

Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention

Special Exhibition Tour

Gather in the exhibition space to experience a guided interactive tour of Samuel F. B. Morse’s iconic painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833) along with a selection of works from the museum’s own collection that, like Morse’s painting, feature museum and gallery spaces as their subject matter. Though Morse is most widely known as a scientist and inventor, he was a leading artist of his time. Filled with his careful and personal selection of the Louvre’s finest works, all of which he painstakingly reproduced in miniature, the painting is a signal work of transatlantic exchange intended to connect American audiences with great European artworks.

August 6, 2015
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

August 6, 2015
3:00pm4:00pm

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance to tour this comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian art, including fine examples of basketry, pottery, sculpture, ivories, kachina dolls, regalia, and pictographic arts from tribes across the North American continent.

August 7, 2015
1:00pm2:00pm

Samuel F. B. Morse's Gallery of the Louvre and the Art of Invention

Special Exhibition Tour

Gather in the exhibition space to experience a guided interactive tour of Samuel F. B. Morse’s iconic painting Gallery of the Louvre (1831–1833) along with a selection of works from the museum’s own collection that, like Morse’s painting, feature museum and gallery spaces as their subject matter. Though Morse is most widely known as a scientist and inventor, he was a leading artist of his time. Filled with his careful and personal selection of the Louvre’s finest works, all of which he painstakingly reproduced in miniature, the painting is a signal work of transatlantic exchange intended to connect American audiences with great European artworks.

August 7, 2015
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

August 7, 2015
3:00pm4:00pm

Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance to tour this comprehensive and diverse collection of American Indian art, including fine examples of basketry, pottery, sculpture, ivories, kachina dolls, regalia, and pictographic arts from tribes across the North American continent.

August 8, 2015
10:30am11:30am

Spanning the Continent: The Diker Collection of American Indian Art

Lecture

Gaylord Torrence, Fred and Virginia Merrill Senior Curator of American Indian Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Although the names of many of the finest American Indian artists from before 1900 are unknown, their creative visions are revealed in the works currently on view in the exhibition Indigenous Beauty: Masterworks of American Indian Art from the Diker Collection. Curator Gaylord Torrence will discuss the aesthetic traditions and formal, technical, and thematic concerns that guided, challenged, and inspired these artists.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens July 1. Call 817.989.5030 or email visitors@cartermuseum.org to register.

This program on American art, culture, and society is made possible by a generous gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

August 8, 2015
11:00am12:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

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.

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