June 30, 2018

Art and the Military

Themed Tour

For centuries American artists have depicted military people and subjects in their work. Civilian artists have portrayed military themes, while military artists have depicted both military and civilian subjects. Learn about connections between paintings and sculpture in the museum’s collection and the military throughout American history. This tour includes rarely seen items from the archives. Meet at the Information Desk. No reservations required.

06/30/2018 11:00am 06/30/2018 12:00pm Art and the Military Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 30, 2018

Permanent Collection Tour

Explore the Amon Carter's collection

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.

06/30/2018 2:00pm 06/30/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 30, 2018

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Themed Tour

Meet at the special exhibition entrance for a guided of Dave Heath’s powerful photographs of loss and hope conjure feelings of alienation and a desire for human connection. Multitude, Solitude highlights the photographer’s black-and-white pictures of the 1950s and 1960s, an intense period of self-discovery and innovation for the artist. During these pivotal years, Heath developed groundbreaking approaches to narrative and image sequence, producing exquisite individual prints; handmade book maquettes; his poetic masterwork, A Dialogue with Solitude; and multimedia slide presentations. His sensitive explorations of loss, pain, love and hope reveal Heath to be one of the most original photographers of those decades.

06/30/2018 3:00pm 06/30/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public