60th Birthday Bash Schedule

Schedule of Events

September 25, 2021, 4–10 p.m.
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Come & Go Activities

Carter Photo Album
4–8 p.m.
Snap a picture and add it to our Museum photo album. Plus, keep a photo for yourself! Led by Carter Community Artists Christopher Blay and Diane Durant.

Camera Obscura Sketching
4–8 p.m.
Use old-school pinhole cameras and a camera obscura to inspire your own interpretation of the Fort Worth skyline. Led by Carter Community Artists Kalee Appleton and Blake Weld.

Giant Birthday Card
4–8 p.m.
Help us decorate an enormous birthday card and write a wish, birthday message, or share your favorite memory of the Museum. Led by Carter Community Artists Sarah Ayala and Kasey Short.

4–8 p.m.
Experiment with different types of photography lenses and physical filters with your phone. Take a picture and share it online using #CarterArt. Led by Carter Community Artists Michelle Cortez Gonzales and Raul Rodriguez.

Party Pop-Ups
4–8 p.m.
Make your own 3D, pop-up sculpture using a variety of materials. Led by Carter Community Artists Brenda Ciardiello and Lingchia Tsai.

Library Open House
4–8 p.m.
Join us for a tour of the Library and Archives and explore rarely seen treasures.

Museum Shop Sale
4–9:30 p.m.
Check out the awesome sale happening in the Museum Shop today only!

60th Birthday Art Discovery Guide
4–10 p.m.
You can’t come to the Museum without exploring the galleries! Take a decades-themed tour and learn all about some of our favorite works we’ve collected over the years.

VIP Carter Member Section
4–10 p.m.
Enjoy special members-only access to an exclusive VIP area. Become a Carter member today at the VIP entrance or the Information Desk in the Museum.

Ask a Carter Expert
5–7 p.m.
Have a question about some of the artworks on view? Our docents will be hanging out in the galleries to answer questions and share fun stories about our collection.

Food Trucks & Vendors
6–10 p.m.
Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks and enjoy a picnic on the Museum lawn. Food and drinks available for purchase.

6:30 p.m.

DJ Ronnie Heart
6:30–7:30 p.m.
Dance along to the sweet tunes of Fort Worth’s DJ Ronnie Heart.

8 p.m.

Shakey Graves
8–9:30 p.m.
Kick back, relax, and listen to the Americana music by Austin musician Shakey Graves. Additional seating and a screen streaming the concert are available on the lower lawn.

9:30 p.m.

9:30 p.m.
Wish the Carter a happy 60th with the biggest birthday candles we could find!

Presenting Sponsor: Meador Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram. Generously supported by Luther King Capital Management, The Projects Group, William E. Scott Foundation, and the Board of Trustees and the Ambassador Council of the Carter.