Things to Do

Whether you want guidance or prefer to explore on your own, we can help you get the most out of your visit. Help focus your looking by joining a virtual tour, check out an Art Discovery Guide, or just wander in and see what you find! Explore these and other resources below.

Don’t forget to check the calendar to see what else might be happening on-site and online.

Not able to visit in person? Check out ways to experience the Carter from Home!

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Tours

Get extra insight into the collection or an exhibition with one of our virtual tours!

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As we continue to practice social distancing, the Carter’s in-person public and private tours are temporarily unavailable.

Art Discovery Guides

To be honest, you don’t need a special guide to navigate an art museum. But in case you’d like some direction, we’re here to help! Families and adults can grab these guides that lead you through an adventure in our galleries.

Pull up a guide on your smart device

Audio Stops

Hear more about artworks from artists, museum staff, community members, and others by dialing in or streaming on your smart device.

Library and Archives

There is always something exciting on view, from rare periodicals and original artist books to drawings and archival documents. Make an appointment or stop by during public hours to see what’s out!

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Head Outside

Our home is your home. The Carter has the best view of downtown Fort Worth, and we want you to enjoy it. Run, play, twirl, or lounge to your heart’s content—our grounds never close!

Explore Fort Worth’s Cultural District

The Cultural District is home to five internationally recognized museums, the beautiful Fort Worth Botanic Garden, distinctive local restaurants, shopping, and so much more!