Events

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
November 11, 2017
10:30am12:00pm

Sensory Saturdays

Program for families with children on the autism spectrum

This is a free program for families with children who are 5 to 12 years old and on the autism spectrum. Families will have time to explore artworks in the galleries and get creative during a hands-on, art-making experience!

While the needs of individuals with autism are the focus of this program, it is also intended to be fun for parents, siblings (of all ages), and other relatives!

This program is offered on the second Saturday of every month. Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens November 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

11/11/2017 10:30am 11/11/2017 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 11, 2017
11:00am12:00pm

Art and the Military

Themed Tour

For centuries American artists have depicted military people and subjects in their work. Civilian artists have portrayed military themes, while military artists have depicted both military and civilian subjects. Learn about connections between paintings and sculpture in the museum’s collection and the military throughout American history. This tour includes rarely seen items from the archives. Meet at the Information Desk. No reservations required.

11/11/2017 11:00am 11/11/2017 12:00pm Art and the Military Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 11, 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.

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

11/11/2017 3:00pm 11/11/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 12, 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.

11/12/2017 2:00pm 11/12/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 12, 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.

11/12/2017 3:00pm 11/12/2017 4:00pm Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 2017
9:00am10:00am

Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (grades 5–12)

Distance Learning

Science, Visual Arts
$75

“When I read that a Doomsday Vault–a modern-day ark for plants–had been built near the North Pole, I became determined to photograph it. Two years later, I crossed the threshold into the icy cavern containing a comprehensive catalogue of life.” – Dornith Doherty
Interact with photographer and University of North Texas professor, Dornith Doherty, to explore her intriguing photographs taken within seed vaults on four continents. View the delicate intricacies of plant-life on display in the exhibit, Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden and discuss the importance of conserving plant species. 

Registration is required. Email distancelearning@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5032 for more information.

11/15/2017 9:00am 11/15/2017 10:00am Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 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: The Mystery and Melancholy of Andrew Wyeth's Outdoors

11/15/2017 3:00pm 11/15/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public