Events

April 28, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Artist Talk: Rania Matar

Artist lecture and book signing

Join artist Rania Matar as she discusses how, as a Lebanese-born American woman, she has dedicated her artistic practice to exploring both sides of her cultural background, cross-cultural experience, and personal narrative through photographing girls and women both in the United States, where she lives, and in the Middle East, where she is from. Focusing on both cultures is especially important to her because of the current political climate, where the “them vs. us” rhetoric is so prevalent. Throughout her work, and by making intimate portraits of girls and women, she seeks to focus on our essence, our physicality, and on the commonalities that make us human, to emphasize underlying similarities rather than apparent differences.

This program is made possible by a gift from the late Anne Burnett Tandy.

04/28/2018 10:30am 04/28/2018 12:00pm Artist Talk: Rania Matar Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
April 28, 2018
12:00pm2:00pm

Amon Carter Circle Photography Forum

Lunch with Rania Matar following her presentation in the auditorium.

04/28/2018 12:00pm 04/28/2018 2:00pm Amon Carter Circle Photography Forum Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 10, 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.

Support for Access Programs by the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

05/10/2018 10:30am 05/10/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 10, 2018
4:00pm8:00pm

A Conversation with Ellen Carey, Gabriel Dawe, Dr. Karen Matsler

Circle
Patron and Sustainer members

The Physics of Color

Join physics master teacher Dr. Karen J. Matsler and the artists Ellen Carey and Gabriel Dawe as they explore optics, physics, light and color in human perception and in art. The presentation and panel discussion will be followed by a book signing with the artists.

05/10/2018 4:00pm 05/10/2018 8:00pm A Conversation with Ellen Carey, Gabriel Dawe, Dr. Karen Matsler Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 11, 2018
10:00am11:30am

Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis

For students 5–18 years

FREE

Students will learn about the life, artworks, and artistic processes of Stuart Davis (1892–1964), who experimented with abstraction, landscapes, and portraiture during his prolific career. Gallery teachers will introduce new ways to look at and appreciate Davis’s artworks and facilitate a Davis-inspired art project that students can take home.

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

The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers. Registration for this program opens April 15.

 All About Stuart Davis

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

05/11/2018 10:00am 05/11/2018 11:30am Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 11, 2018
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis

For students 5–18 years

FREE

Students will learn about the life, artworks, and artistic processes of Stuart Davis (1892–1964), who experimented with abstraction, landscapes, and portraiture during his prolific career. Gallery teachers will introduce new ways to look at and appreciate Davis’s artworks and facilitate a Davis-inspired art project that students can take home.

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

The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers. Registration for this program opens April 15.

 All About Stuart Davis

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

05/11/2018 2:00pm 05/11/2018 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: All About Stuart Davis Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 12, 2018
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.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

Eventbrite - Sensory Saturdays

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

Support for Access Programs by the Carl B. and Florence E. King Foundation.

05/12/2018 10:30am 05/12/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 12, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

VOICES of Fort Worth

Vocal performance in the museum's Atrium

Vocal ensemble VOICES of Fort Worth will provide an afternoon of musical selections inspired by the museum’s collection. This local group of vocalists will perform in the museum’s Atrium, offering the opportunity to spread their melodic harmonies throughout the galleries.

Founded in 2012, VOICES is a consort of highly skilled singers whose vocal blend and exceptional musicianship combine to create a unique presentation that spans every musical period from early Renaissance to contemporary music, including original compositions and arrangements by Artistic Director and founder, Dr. Jerome Bierschenk.

Please note that seating will be limited and on a first-come, first-served basis.

05/12/2018 2:00pm 05/12/2018 3:00pm VOICES of Fort Worth Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 19, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

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 Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the museum’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 May 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.

05/19/2018 9:30am 05/19/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 19, 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.

Registration for this program opens May 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.

05/19/2018 9:30am 05/19/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public