Day in the District Set for September 29

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Tracy Greene
Public Information Officer
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Jessica Poole
Public Information Coordinator
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Release date: 
September 13, 2007

The museums of the Fort Worth Cultural District are proud to announce the second annual Day in the District on September 29, 2007, from 10 a.m. to 5p.m. Day in the District is a celebration of the varied artistic and cultural organizations in Fort Worth. Museums will offer free admission, and many of Fort Worth’s cultural organizations will offer free performances in and around the museums. This family friendly event is designed to encourage local residents to experience the rich cultural opportunities that Fort Worth has to offer in the Cultural District.

On the same day, the Carter presents Family Fun Day in conjunction with Day in the District, with hands-on art activities and refreshments available from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The performance schedule at the Carter features the Fort Worth Classical Guitar Society (in the auditorium at noon) and Ballet Folklorico Azteca (at 2 p.m. outdoors on the plaza).

Admission to all of the museums is free on this day.

Participating Museums and Their Exhibitions:

Amon Carter Museum

Chimneys and Towers: Charles Demuth’s Late Paintings of Lancaster
Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

The Gentlings: A Retrospective, the Art of Stuart & Scott Gentling
Preservation Is the Art of the City

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

“Seeing” in ExploraZone on display at the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Kimbell Art Museum

Permanent Collection

Log Cabin Village

Harvest Homecoming

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Sculptures by Ron Mueck
Declaring Space: Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, Lucio Fontana, Yves Klein

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

Permanent Collection, plus “Seeing” in ExploraZone from the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Performances and Demonstrations

Amphibian Productions
Arts Fifth Avenue
Butterfly Connection
Casa Mañana
Celtic Crossroads
Centro Cultural de las Americas
Contemporary Dance / Fort Worth
Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
Fort Worth Opera
Fort Worth Public Art
Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra
Fort Worth Zoo
Hip Pocket Theatre
Kids Who Care
Latin Arts Association
Stage West
Taps ”˜n’ Tunes
Tarrant Area Guild of Storytellers
Texas Boys Choir
Texas Camerata
Van Cliburn Foundation, Inc.
Youth Orchestra of Greater Fort Worth