July 20, 2017

Permanent Collection Tour


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.

07/20/2017 2:00pm 07/20/2017 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 20, 2017

The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology

Special Exhibition Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided tour of The Polaroid Project. This exhibition surveys the history of the innovative photographic company Polaroid and its intersection with art, science, and technology during the second-half of the twentieth century. Featuring a wide-ranging group of artists, the exhibition showcases the diversity of works produced over several decades.

07/20/2017 3:00pm 07/20/2017 4:00pm The Polaroid Project: At the Intersection of Art and Technology Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 20, 2017

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.

07/20/2017 4:00pm 07/20/2017 8:00pm Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 20, 2017

Sunset Cinema: The Birds

Outdoor Film

Pack a picnic, grab some friends, and watch Alfred Hitchcock’s classic thriller The Birds (1963, PG-13) on the museum’s lawn. Come early to save your spot, eat at a food truck, or take a tour of the museum.

Lawn opens at 6 p.m.; themed tour begins at 7 p.m.; film begins at 8 p.m.

Lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome (lawn only). No glass bottles or pets please.

If you’d like to be updated on the status of this program (e.g., changes due to weather) via text message or email, please call 817.989.5013 or email

07/20/2017 6:00pm 07/20/2017 10:00pm Sunset Cinema: The Birds Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public