Storytime Begins June 11 at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Release date: 
March 17, 2014

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art invites families with young children to participate in this summer’s free Storytime series, held every Wednesday, June 11 through July 30, from 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Storytime uses cherished children’s books to make connections with artworks, and this summer’s series features verbs. Weekly themes include: June 11—Walk This Way; June 18—See and Be Seen; June 25—Play All Day; July 2—Sleep Tight (wear your PJs!); July 9—Sing Me a Song; July 16—Eat Up; July 23—Talk the Talk; July 30—Create a Stir.

“We are excited to see our youngest visitors swing into action during this Storytime all about verbs,” says Jessica Kennedy, public programs manager. “Bring your little ones every Wednesday for stories and fun art projects.”

During each Storytime, participating children will be registered to win that week’s featured books. A drawing will be held at the end of each program; those chosen need not be present to win.

Reservations are not necessary, but parents are encouraged to call 817.989.5030 or email for helpful information and parking tips. The Storytime program is best for families with children ages 8 and under and their adult companions. The Amon Carter offers a customized experience for summer school and daycare groups on different days. Please call 817.989.5036 or email for more information. The Amon Carter is not able to validate paid parking for Storytime at the Will Rogers Memorial Center. Parking information may be found online at Support for this program is provided in part by Galderma Laboratories.

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers outstanding exhibitions and public programs for adults and children and is open Tuesday–Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursday until 8 p.m. and Sunday from 12–5 p.m. Admission is always free. More information at