Events

June 6, 2018
8:00am5:00pm

Amon Carter Circle

Circle Members on the Road

Discover Boston

As one of the nation’s oldest cities, Boston has a rich cultural scene and is home to exceptional museums and outstanding private collections. The Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, and the Harvard Art Museums have all recently undergone state-of-the-art renovations. The city is also a hub of American history with venerable landmarks and lively street life. Let Executive Director Andrew J. Walker be your guide for all the best that Boston has to offer with behind-the-scenes museum tours and visits to private collections and galleries.

This trip is for Amon Carter Circle members only; space is limited.

June 9, 201806/06/2018 8:00am 06/09/2018 5:00pm Amon Carter Circle Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public

June 6, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Big and Small

Stories and artmaking for families with children 8 and under

Storytime is upside down and inside out at the Amon Carter as we explore opposites this summer! This week, visitors will focus on all things big and small when they bring their family to hear stories, look at artworks, and create their own works of art! Snacks will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held after each program; those chosen will be contacted via phone or email.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 6 through July 25 (except on July 4), from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

This program is best for families with children ages eight and under and their adult companions. If you work for a summer school or day care, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.

06/06/2018 10:30am 06/06/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Big and Small Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 7, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Book Club: Reconstructing Amelia

Book discussion for adults

Prior to the program, read Kimberly McCreight’s Reconstructing Amelia: A Novel (2013). During the program, readers and museum educators gather in the galleries and discuss the book’s connection with the special exhibition In Her Image: Photographs by Rania Matar. Refreshments will be provided after the discussion.

The first twenty registrants receive a free copy of the book.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

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

06/07/2018 6:00pm 06/07/2018 8:00pm Book Club: Reconstructing Amelia Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 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 June 1.

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

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

06/09/2018 10:30am 06/09/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 13, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Hot and Cold

Stories and artmaking for families with children 8 and under

Storytime is upside down and inside out at the Amon Carter as we explore opposites this summer! This week, visitors will focus on all things hot and cold when they bring their family to hear stories, look at artworks, and create their own works of art! Snacks will be provided.

During each Storytime, adults can register their participating children to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held after each program; those chosen will be contacted via phone or email.

Storytime is held every Wednesday, June 6 through July 25 (except on July 4), from 10:30 a.m. to noon.

This program is best for families with children ages eight and under and their adult companions. If you work for a summer school or day care, we offer a customized experience for your students on a different day. Please call 817.989.5036 or email schooltours@cartermuseum.org for more information.

The museum is unable to validate paid parking at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information.

Helpful guidelines for your visit.

06/13/2018 10:30am 06/13/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Hot and Cold Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 13, 2018
2:00pm3:00pm

Close Encounters

Program for people with low or no vision

Designed for people of all ages with low or no vision and their guests, participants utilize tactile tools and conversation to connect with artworks in the museum’s collection.

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.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

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

Tools for this program are generously funded by the Alcon Foundation.

See the Close Encounters program in action in this NBC5 news story.

06/13/2018 2:00pm 06/13/2018 3:00pm Close Encounters Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 14, 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.

06/14/2018 10:30am 06/14/2018 11:30am Sharing the Past Through Art Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 15, 2018
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

06/15/2018 6:00pm 06/15/2018 8:00pm Members Preview Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 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 creative movement, dancing, instrument play, and singing. 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 June 1.

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.

06/16/2018 9:30am 06/16/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 16, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (12 to 24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Audrey Rowland, early childhood specialist, as she leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the museum’s collection.

In this session, examine what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and the impact of play on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens June 1.

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.

06/16/2018 9:30am 06/16/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public