Party on the Porch

September 23, 2017

Party on the Porch returns to the Amon Carter with more sound, more food, and more Fort Worth! You’re invited to a night of American art, live music, and local food at the Amon Carter.

This FREE event features live music by hometown artists, kicking off at 6:30 p.m. with the self-styled “AmeriTonk” sound of the soulful country artist Summer Dean. She is followed by the Matt Tedder Trio, whose music blends classic rock, blues, and modern folk. Headlining the event is Green River Ordinance with their sound of country, rock, pop, and folk.

Local food trucks, lighting effects on the building from Inside Image Design, screenprinted T-shirts by Pan Ector, lawn games and a special area reserved for Amon Carter members are back by popular demand. Beer and wine will be available for purchase throughout the evening.

In addition to the food trucks, guests may choose to pre-order picnic dinners. from Central Market by calling 817.377.9307; baskets will be picked up at the event at Central Market’s onsite store.

Gallery and museum store hours have been extended until 9 p.m. Docents will be on hand giving tours, and artmaking will also be offered.

Free parking is available at the UNT Health Science Center lot and east garage on Clifton Street (immediately north of the museum). For helpful information about Party on the Porch parking and accessibility, call 817.989.5030 or email

The museum will close at 5 p.m. and reopen for Party on the Porch at 6 p.m. Please no pets or outside food or drink.

This event is made possible by our presenting sponsors Baylor Scott & White All Saints Medical Center – Fort Worth, Central Market, and Meador Auto Group; media sponsor: Fort Worth Weekly.

Party on the Porch FAQs.

09/23/2017 6:00pm 09/23/2017 10:00pm Party on the Porch Amon Carter Museum America/Chicago public