Events

May 9, 2019
6:00pm8:00pm

Collectors Forum Program and Reception

Amon Carters Collectors Forum View and Vote.

05/09/2019 6:00pm 05/09/2019 8:00pm Collectors Forum Program and Reception Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 10, 2019
2:00pm3:30pm

Homeschool Tour: Mix it up!—Collaged Creations

For students 5-18 years

Mix it up in the galleries with Amon Carter educators and explore the collection through collage. Meet Carter Community Artist Lauren Cross, learn about her inspirations and process, and create a collage work of your own. Pre-registration required. The Amon Carter will only accept registrations from primary caregivers.

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org

05/10/2019 2:00pm 05/10/2019 3:30pm Homeschool Tour: Mix it up!—Collaged Creations Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 17, 2019
1:30pm3:30pm

Art Cart

Free Interactive Activity

Find the Art Cart in the galleries and interact with the materials and tools artists use when making photographs, prints, and more.

05/17/2019 1:30pm 05/17/2019 3:30pm Art Cart Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 18, 2019
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists

Young Toddler Program

Artistic exploration can begin with the tiniest of hands. Bring your young toddler (ages 12–24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience! Little hands will start to make art as Lindsay Koss, early childhood teacher, leads an art-making session inspired by the museum’s collection.

This introduction to artistic mediums allows toddlers to discover action, colors, textures, and to express themselves. Crayons, foam sheets, markers, paper, stamps, texture boards, and watercolors are a few toddler-friendly supplies that stimulate creativity while developing fine motor skills and encouraging cognitive development. Making art combines a sensory and emotional experience that fosters a passion for creative thinking and imagination!

Attendees may get messy—please dress accordingly!

Registration for this program opens May 1.

 Little Artists

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

05/18/2019 9:30am 05/18/2019 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Little Artists Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 18, 2019
9:30am10:30am

Itty-Bitty Art: Music

Infant Program

Let’s make some music! Bring your infant (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience. Engage with Jennifer DeSantis, early childhood music specialist, as she leads a developmentally appropriate session that includes music-making activities inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

Musical activities include singing, instrument play, creative movement, and dancing. Caregivers will learn to recognize early music behaviors such as singing and moving, as well as how to utilize music during daily rituals at home.

Please bring a small blanket for your baby, and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

 Music

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

05/18/2019 9:30am 05/18/2019 10:30am Itty-Bitty Art: Music Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 18, 2019
1:00pm3:00pm

Classroom Connections: Art and Play in Pre-k

Educator Workshop

Discover ways to incorporate art and play into your Pre-k classroom during this special educator workshop at the Amon Carter. Carter Community Artist Dr. Lauren Cross, Green Space educator Beth Edwards, and museum educators will share activities, strategies, and lessons learned. Participants will receive CPE hours, lesson plans, and materials for the classroom.

FREE—This program is made possible with support from The Morris Foundation.

Space is limited; pre-registration is required.

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Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or education@cartermuseum.org.

05/18/2019 1:00pm 05/18/2019 3:00pm Classroom Connections: Art and Play in Pre-k Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 21, 2019
2:30pm3:30pm

Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language

Young Toddler Program

Communicating with babies doesn’t have to be abstract! Bring your young toddler (12-24 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience. Founder and facilitator of Baby Sign-and-Speak, A. J. Bowman-Shelton, leads an age-appropriate sign language session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

By using colors, shapes, and sculptures, learn fundamental signs and insights that will help facilitate a stronger bond between you and your little one.

Please bring a small blanket for your baby, and be sure to wear comfortable clothing.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

 Sign Language

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

05/21/2019 2:30pm 05/21/2019 3:30pm Itty-Bitty Art: Sign Language Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 21, 2019
2:30pm3:30pm

Itty-Bitty Art: Play

Infant Program

Play your way to new milestones in your baby’s first year! Bring your infant (up to 11 months) to the Amon Carter for an art-filled experience. Early childhood specialist, Audrey Rowland, leads an age-appropriate play session inspired by the Amon Carter’s collection.

In this session, discover what types of play infants enjoy, what types of materials extend play and curiosity, and the impact of play on brain development. You will also explore materials that are more valuable to play than the typical toys.

Registration for this program opens May 1.

 Play

Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

Itty-Bitty Art programs are offered on the third Tuesday and Saturday of every month.

05/21/2019 2:30pm 05/21/2019 3:30pm Itty-Bitty Art: Play Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
May 23, 2019
6:00pm8:00pm

Trivia Night

Put on your thinking cap for an evening of trivia inspired by the Carter’s collection. Bring a group (up to six people per team) or come alone, and enjoy snacks, beer, and prizes during this friendly competition. Questions cover a wide range of topics—no art history degree required!
Participants in this program must be at least 18 years of age.

Reservations are required. Registration for this program opens May 1.

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Questions? Call 817.989.5013 or email education@cartermuseum.org.

05/23/2019 6:00pm 05/23/2019 8:00pm Trivia Night Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public
June 4, 2019
8:00am6:00pm

Members on the Road

Discover the Brandywine Valley and Winterthur with the Amon Carter.
Sustainer, Patron and Circle members

Nestled in the rolling hills between Philadelphia and Wilmington, the Brandywine Valley is home to world-class museums, European-inspired estates, and magnificent gardens. We will visit some of the area’s most enchanting attractions, including the Delaware Art Museum, Brandywine River Museum, N. C. and Andrew Wyeth Homes and Studios, Winterthur Museum and Gardens, and Longwood Gardens.

Tour price is $2,100 per person based on double occupancy (single supplement is $300). This fee includes accommodation, breakfast and lunch daily, and three dinners; transportation by deluxe motor coach; gratuities for guides and bus drivers; all sightseeing and admission charges; and service charges and taxes. Travel to Philadelphia is not included. Space is limited to eighteen persons.

Full payment is due at the time of reservation. For more information or reservations, contact Mary Lynn Sloane at 817.989.5063 or marylynn.sloane@cartermuseum.org.

06/04/2019 8:00am 06/04/2019 6:00pm Members on the Road Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public