Events

July 21, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

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 A. J. Bowman-Shelton, founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, as she leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the museum’s collection.

Learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one. By using colors, shapes, and sculptures, start a conversation and discover that communicating with babies is not as abstract as you may have thought!

Registration for this program opens July 1.

 Sign Language

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.

07/21/2018 9:30am 07/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 21, 2018
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Program for families with toddlers 12–24 months

Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon 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.

Registration for this program opens July 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.

07/21/2018 9:30am 07/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 21, 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 July 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.

07/21/2018 9:30am 07/21/2018 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Creative Movement Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 25, 2018
10:30am12:00pm

Storytime: Loud and Quiet

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 how to be loud and quiet 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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07/25/2018 10:30am 07/25/2018 12:00pm Storytime: Loud and Quiet 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.

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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
September 20, 2018
4:00pm8:00pm

Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Network and collaborate with your fellow American art enthusiasts at these events, every third Thursday of every other month (except where noted otherwise), 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the museum's Library to "help Wikipedia tell the story of American art." Attendees will be help facilitate the museum's mission to further knowledge on American art by either creating or editing articles on topics that relate to the museum's collections. However, editors have the freedom to write on any topic they wish.

Both novice and experienced editors are invited to join us. We'll have experienced Wikipedians to guide writers on Wikipedia editing policies and technical procedures. Attendees will work in the museum's Reading Room, which offers a collaborative and inspiring space for editing. Editors will also have ready access to the library's near-comprehensive collection of research resources on American art.

For more information, visit our Meetup page.

09/20/2018 4:00pm 09/20/2018 8:00pm Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
September 21, 2018
8:00am5:00pm

Members on the Road: Hamilton

Members on the Road

Hamilton, Texas

Travel to the heart of central Texas to visit the remarkable Ramsey Collection, which houses more than 500 Old Masters, American Masters, European and Modernist works in a recently renovated two-story limestone building facing the courthouse on the square. We will lunch in Hamilton and stop at the Red Wing Winery for a tasting before returning to Fort Worth.

Fee: $150 per person includes transportation, lunch, all fees and gratuities. 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.

09/21/2018 8:00am 09/21/2018 5:00pm Members on the Road: Hamilton Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 26, 2018
8:00am6:00pm

Members on the Road: Waco

Members on the Road

Step back in time into the houses, gardens, and grounds of three historic properties in Waco, the city on the Brazos River that calls itself the heart of Texas. Built by affluent merchants and pioneer planters, these homes present distinct styles that give a broad view of mid- to late nineteenth-century art and design. We will examine paintings, architecture, furniture, textiles, and costumes on privately led tours of each property. Lunch will be catered by Olive Branch Bakery & Café at the McCulloch House.

Fee: $150 per person includes transportation, lunch, all fees and gratuities.

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.

10/26/2018 8:00am 10/26/2018 6:00pm Members on the Road: Waco Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public