October 11, 2017

The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12)

Distance Learning

Language Arts, History, Visual Arts

Creep into the Library and Archives at the Amon Carter to view illustrated texts, including Mary Shelly’s Frankenstein and works by Edgar Allan Poe. Uncover chilling nineteenth-century cultural norms while lurking though spirit photographs, “sleeping beauties,” and eerie artifacts while hearing stories from Amon Carter Archivist and historian Jon Frembling.

Registration is required. Email or call 817.989.5032 for more information.

10/11/2017 9:00am 10/11/2017 10:00am The Eerie and Unusual (grades 6–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 11, 2017

Close Encounters

Program for people with low or no vision

Designed for people of all ages with low or no vision and their guests, participants utilize tactile tools and conversation to connect with artworks in the museum’s collection.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens September 1. Call 817.989.5013 or email to reserve your place and receive helpful instructions and parking information.

There is a designated barrier-free entrance near accessible parking for vehicles displaying the appropriate disability permits on Lancaster Avenue (the museum’s south side).

Tools for this program are generously funded by the Alcon Foundation.

See the Close Encounters program in action in this NBC5 news story.

10/11/2017 2:00pm 10/11/2017 3:00pm Close Encounters Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
October 11, 2017

Americans Outdoors

Weekly lecture series with TCU’s Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite

Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite, Kay and Velma Kimbell Chair of Art History, Texas Christian University

Explore artworks from the exhibitions Wild Spaces, Open Seasons: Hunting and Fishing in American Art and Caught on Paper and consider the various ways and reasons why artists have depicted Americans in their urban, rural, and wilderness environments.

This free lecture series is offered every Wednesday at 3 p.m. from August 23 to November 29 except during the week of Thanksgiving.

This week's topic: "Wild Spaces, Open Seasons," the Exhibition

10/11/2017 3:00pm 10/11/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public