Events

July 26, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

07/26/2018 3:00pm 07/26/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 27, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

07/27/2018 2:00pm 07/27/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 27, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

07/27/2018 3:00pm 07/27/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 28, 2018
11:00am12:00pm

In Our Own Words and The Theatrical Wild West

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk for a tour featuring two related special exhibitions. In Our Own Words features a portfolio of vibrantly colored printed portraits by living artists Daniel Heyman (b. 1963) and Lucy Ganje (b. 1949), portraying present-day members of North Dakota Indian nations. The Theatrical Wild West explores how the genre of western entertainments impacted American visual culture, from popular posters and calendars, to fine art drawings, paintings, and sculpture. No reservations required.

07/28/2018 11:00am 07/28/2018 12:00pm In Our Own Words and The Theatrical Wild West Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 28, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

07/28/2018 2:00pm 07/28/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 28, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

07/28/2018 3:00pm 07/28/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 29, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

07/29/2018 2:00pm 07/29/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 29, 2018
3:00pm4:00pm

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

07/29/2018 3:00pm 07/29/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
August 8, 2018
8:00am8:00am

Members on the Road: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art

Members on the Road

August 8–10, 2018

Join your friends from the Amon Carter as we travel to Bentonville, Arkansas, to see the exhibition The Beyond: Georgia O’Keeffe and Contemporary Art at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Building on Crystal Bridge’s own collection of significant works by Georgia O’Keeffe, the museum has brought together more than three dozen of the artist’s most important works as the centerpiece of this unique exhibition including the Amon Carter’s Patio Door and Series 1—No. 1. The trip includes a private guided tour of the museum’s superb collection of American art and an opportunity to enjoy the grounds and outdoor trails. On the way back to Fort Worth we will visit the Gilcrease Museum in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Tour price is $1,099 per person based on double occupancy (single supplement is $200). This fee includes accommodation based on double occupancy, portage, breakfast daily, three lunches, and one dinner; transportation by deluxe motor coach; gratuities for guides and bus drivers; all sightseeing and admission charges; and service charges and taxes.

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.

08/08/2018 8:00am 08/08/2018 8:00am Members on the Road: Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
August 9, 2018
5:00pm7:00pm

Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations

Free teacher workshop

FREE

Saturday, June 9, 10–12 p.m. (Grades pre-K–3)
Saturday, June 9, 1–3 p.m. (Grades 4–6)
Thursday, August 9, 5–7 p.m. (Grades 7–8)

Are you looking for new and innovative ways to excite and engage students in out-of-school programing? The Amon Carter invites you to attend a workshop designed for organizations serving youth, grades pre-K–8.

During these workshops:

• gain strategies for stimulating creativity and fostering critical thinking;
• focus on age-appropriate approaches to looking at and teaching from art;
• experience gallery activities and discussions;
• learn about educator and student programs available; and
• receive resources and take-aways related to the museum’s collection.

Space is limited. Registration is required.

Eventbrite - Introduction to Museum Resources for Organizations serving Grades 7-8

Email education@cartermuseum.org or call 817.989.5013 for more information.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Arts Council of Fort Worth.

08/09/2018 5:00pm 08/09/2018 7:00pm Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public