July 19, 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.

07/19/2018 2:00pm 07/19/2018 3:00pm Permanent Collection Tour Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 19, 2018

Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath

Explore the current special exhibition

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.

07/19/2018 3:00pm 07/19/2018 4:00pm Multitude, Solitude: The Photographs of Dave Heath Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
July 19, 2018

Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Educator Edition



Looking for an innovative student-led project to invigorate your classroom? Learn to edit and create Wikipedia articles and bring these new skills back to your school. Whether you’re teaching researching skills, grammar editing, or technology applications, the possibilities are endless. Local Wikipedian Dave Greenlee will train participants, and then educators will have the opportunity to brainstorm project-based learning lessons that incorporate Wikipedia editing.

Participants will receive three CPE hours in: English/Language Arts: Middle or High School, Social Studies: Middle or High School, Fine Arts—Art: Middle or High School, or Career & Technical Education: Middle or High School.

Bring a laptop and power cord. Snacks provided.

 Educator Edition

07/19/2018 5:00pm 07/19/2018 8:00pm Wikipedia Edit-a-thon: Educator Edition Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public