Events

June 7, 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.

06/07/2018 2:00pm 06/07/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour 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.

 Reconstructing Amelia

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 8, 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.

06/08/2018 2:00pm 06/08/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 2018
10:00am12:00pm

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 PreK-3

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.

06/09/2018 10:00am 06/09/2018 12:00pm Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations 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.

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.

06/09/2018 10:30am 06/09/2018 12:00pm Sensory Saturdays Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 2018
1:00pm3:00pm

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 4-6

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.

06/09/2018 1:00pm 06/09/2018 3:00pm Introduction to Museum Resources for Youth-Serving Organizations Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 9, 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.

06/09/2018 2:00pm 06/09/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 10, 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.

06/10/2018 2:00pm 06/10/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour 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.

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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.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens May 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org to reserve your place and receive helpful instructions and parking information.

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).

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