Things to Do

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is located in the heart of Fort Worth’s celebrated Cultural District, an art and architecture destination for more than five million visitors each year. Visit and for complete information on everything there is to see and do in the city where the West begins. Below are links to other attractions in the Cultural District, which is two miles west of downtown.

Other Area Attractions

To help make the most of your visit to the Amon Carter, the museum offers a variety of programs, such as guided tours, gallery talks, Family Fundays, and reading groups, for all of its audiences. A number of ongoing activities are listed below, but be sure to view the museum’s calendar to find other special opportunities.

Explore Art from Home

Are you looking for ways to spend quality time with your children? Give these ideas a try!

Ask About Art Carts

These hands-on interactive art carts are in the galleries on selected weekday and weekend afternoons. Call the education department at 817.989.5030 to find out when they are in operation.

Visiting the Amon Carter with Children

This brochure provides quick and easy suggestions for bringing children to the museum.

Art Walking in the Cultural District

This self-guided tour of public art in Fort Worth’s Cultural District provides questions to encourage discussion on such themes as leadership, abstract sculpture, Fort Worth history, women, strength, and motion. See works by Deborah Butterfield, Henry Moore, Isamu Noguchi, Richard Serra, and others.