Events

February 16, 2019
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Dr. James Thomas, early literacy consultant, who will demonstrate age-appropriate activities inspired by the museum’s collection.

Infancy is the time to begin with an awareness of language and books. During this program you will learn songs, how to share books, sign language, and ways to exercise with your little one to encourage language development.

Please bring a blanket to use during this program.

Reservations required. Registration for this program opens February 1.

 Early Literacy

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

02/16/2019 9:30am 02/16/2019 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Early Literacy Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 16, 2019
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Young Toddler Program

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Carter for an art-filled experience! Engage with Lauren Davis, early childhood music teacher, 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 toddler, and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Reservations required. Registration for this program opens February 1.

 Music

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

02/16/2019 9:30am 02/16/2019 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 16, 2019
3:00pm3:30pm

Library and Archives Tour

Themed Tour

Every third Saturday, join the museum’s librarian or archivist on a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s research library and archives. The tour starts in the reading room and continues to book storage and then to archives and special collections. Along the way, learn about the history of the facility, its collections (over 150,000 items), and its various programs. No reservations required

02/16/2019 3:00pm 02/16/2019 3:30pm Library and Archives Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 19, 2019
2:30pm3:30pm

Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement

Infant Program

Bring your baby (up to 11 months) to the 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.

Reservations required. Registration for this program opens February 1.

 Creative Movement

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

02/19/2019 2:30pm 02/19/2019 3:30pm Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 19, 2019
2:30pm3:30pm

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Young Toddler Program

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

In this session, examine what types of play young toddlers 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 for play than typical toys.

Reservations required. Registration for this program opens February 1.

 Play

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

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Saturday of every month.

02/19/2019 2:30pm 02/19/2019 3:30pm Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 22, 2019
1:30pm3:30pm

Art Cart

Free Interactive Activity

Find the Art Cart in the galleries and interact with the materials and tools artists use when making photographs, prints, and more.

02/22/2019 1:30pm 02/22/2019 3:30pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 22, 2019
3:00pm4:00pm

Our Western Heritage

Themed Tour

Meet at the Information Desk to tour Amon G. Carter’s collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell paintings, sculpture, and works on paper. No reservations required.

02/22/2019 3:00pm 02/22/2019 4:00pm Our Western Heritage Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
February 22, 2019
6:00pm8:00pm

Members Preview Reception

Members are invited to come hear from our curatorial team about our vision for the future.

02/22/2019 6:00pm 02/22/2019 8:00pm Members Preview Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 1, 2019
8:00am6:00pm

Collectors Forum at the McNay Print Fair, San Antonio, Texas

Patron and Circle members are invited join us in San Antonio for the annual McNay Print Fair where dealers from around the country show and sell thousands of works of art on paper including drawings, prints, watercolors, and photographs. In addition, to the fair, we are invited to VIP preview reception at the McNay and a private tour of their Print Room. We will also visit Hare and Hound Press and several local galleries.

Tour price is $1300 per person based on double occupancy (single supplement is $300). This fee includes accommodation at Hotel Contessa, breakfast daily, lunch on Saturday, and two dinners; transportation by deluxe motor coach; gratuities for guides and bus drivers; all sightseeing and admission charges; and service charges and taxes. Travel to San Antonio is not included.

For more information, contact membership@cartermuseum.org.

03/01/2019 8:00am 03/01/2019 6:00pm Collectors Forum at the McNay Print Fair, San Antonio, Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
March 2, 2019
8:00am6:00pm

Collectors Forum at the McNay Print Fair, San Antonio, Texas

Patron and Circle members are invited join us in San Antonio for the annual McNay Print Fair where dealers from around the country show and sell thousands of works of art on paper including drawings, prints, watercolors, and photographs. In addition, to the fair, we are invited to VIP preview reception at the McNay and a private tour of their Print Room. We will also visit Hare and Hound Press and several local galleries.

Tour price is $1300 per person based on double occupancy (single supplement is $300). This fee includes accommodation at Hotel Contessa, breakfast daily, lunch on Saturday, and two dinners; transportation by deluxe motor coach; gratuities for guides and bus drivers; all sightseeing and admission charges; and service charges and taxes. Travel to San Antonio is not included.

For more information, contact membership@cartermuseum.org.

03/02/2019 8:00am 03/02/2019 6:00pm Collectors Forum at the McNay Print Fair, San Antonio, Texas Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public