November 15, 2017

Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (grades 5–12)

Distance Learning

Science, Visual Arts

“When I read that a Doomsday Vault–a modern-day ark for plants–had been built near the North Pole, I became determined to photograph it. Two years later, I crossed the threshold into the icy cavern containing a comprehensive catalogue of life.” – Dornith Doherty
Interact with photographer and University of North Texas professor, Dornith Doherty, to explore her intriguing photographs taken within seed vaults on four continents. View the delicate intricacies of plant-life on display in the exhibit, Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden and discuss the importance of conserving plant species. 

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

11/15/2017 9:00am 11/15/2017 10:00am Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden (grades 5–12) Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 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: The Mystery and Melancholy of Andrew Wyeth's Outdoors

11/15/2017 3:00pm 11/15/2017 4:00pm Americans Outdoors Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
November 15, 2017

Annual Circle Dinner

Annual reception and dinner for Circle Members

Celebrate with Amon Carter Trustees and Executive Director Andrew J. Walker at this annual reception and dinner honoring members of the Amon Carter Circle. Enjoy an entertaining evening known for some of the liveliest dinner conversation you will hear all year.

11/15/2017 7:00pm 11/15/2017 10:00pm Annual Circle Dinner Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public