Events

November 5, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

11/05/2017 3:00pm 11/05/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 7, 2017
3:00pm5:00pm

Academic Decathlon Art Training: The Art of Africa

Distance Learning training for students and coaches

$75 per team

During this live broadcast, review select artworks, architecture, and artifacts from the southern, eastern, central, and western regions of Africa. An Amon Carter educator provides an overview of important African art from the ancient period to the present, including the African diaspora; historical contexts in which to view the artworks; and explanations about how these objects had an impact on African culture, history, and art history.

For more information or to register call 817.989.5032 or email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org.

11/07/2017 3:00pm 11/07/2017 5:00pm Academic Decathlon Art Training: The Art of Africa Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 8, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Americans Outdoors

Weekly lecture series with TCU’s Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite

Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University

Explore artworks from the exhibitions Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper and consider the various ways and reasons why artists have depicted Americans in their urban, rural, and wilderness environments.

This free lecture series is offered every Wednesday at 3 p.m. from August 23 to November 29 except during the week of Thanksgiving.

This week's topic: Frederic Remington and the North Country

11/08/2017 3:00pm 11/08/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 2017
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.

11/09/2017 10:30am 11/09/2017 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection 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.

11/09/2017 2:00pm 11/09/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 9, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

11/09/2017 3:00pm 11/09/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 2017
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

For students 5–18 years

FREE

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

During this wildly interactive experience, students will explore the exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art to see how artists used their particular medium to celebrate recreational, commercial, personal, and sometimes vital ways humans have lived off the land. Gallery teachers will make connections between the role of the hunter, the sublime beauty and tragedies inherent in nature, and artists who captured these moments.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

11/10/2017 10:00am 11/10/2017 11:30am Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 2017
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons

For students 5–18 years

FREE

This tour is now full. Email education@cartermuseum.org to be placed on the waiting list.

During this wildly interactive experience, students will explore the exhibition Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art to see how artists used their particular medium to celebrate recreational, commercial, personal, and sometimes vital ways humans have lived off the land. Gallery teachers will make connections between the role of the hunter, the sublime beauty and tragedies inherent in nature, and artists who captured these moments.

This tour is limited to thirty students; preregistration is required. For more information or to register, call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Students will be divided into groups by age. Parents may drop off or stay with their students for this tour.

Download the registration form.

11/10/2017 2:00pm 11/10/2017 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Wild Spaces, Open Seasons Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 2017
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection 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.

11/10/2017 2:00pm 11/10/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 10, 2017
3:00pm4:00pm

Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art. This is the first major exhibition to explore the multifaceted meanings of such outdoor subjects in both painting and sculpture from the early nineteenth century to World War II. This exhibition encompasses a wide variety of portraits, landscapes, still lifes, and genre scenes, including iconic works by Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, and Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as well as key pictures by specialists in the category such as Charles Deas, Alfred Jacob Miller, William T. Ranney, and Arthur Fitzwilliam Tait. No reservations required.

11/10/2017 3:00pm 11/10/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public