June 2009 Public Programs at the Amon Carter

May 28, 2009 · Filed Under Events and News 

Adult Programs 

  • Join the conversation on June 6 as seasoned Fort Worth Star-Telegram columnist Bob Ray Sanders interviews Harmon and Harriet Kelley about their esteemed collection of African-American art. www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#node-20195
  • On June 11 Sharing the Past Through Art, a free tour program for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers, explores the special exhibition The Harmon and Harriet Kelley Collection of African-American Art: Works on Paper.  www.cartermuseum.org/calendar/accessible-programs
  • Explore in three dimensions during the gallery talk Sculpting Space on June 18, and discover how four modern sculptures from the museum’s permanent collection engage space differently. www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#node-20243
  • Attention new parents! Bring your little one and enjoy adult conversation during the New Parents Tour on June 26.  www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#node-20197

 Family Programs

  • Storytime at the Carter returns Wednesdays June 10 through July 29 at 10:30 a.m. Captivating stories and artworks are accompanied by hands-on activities that both parents and young children can enjoy. Storytime at the Carter is made possible by the Junior League of Fort Worth and Target.
  • Expect the Unexpected on June 10 when the pigs in Olivia and Not a Stick teach us to look at the Carter’s collection in new ways.  www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#node-20186
  • Go Out on a Limb on June 17 when you’ll hear tree tales in The Giving Tree and A Grand Old Tree and join the discussion about the trees represented in the Carter’s collection.  www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#node-20187
  • Children will love hearing how a creative young girl in Lily Brown’s Paintings and an adventurous dog in Art Dog use the power of painting to transform their worlds during Color Your World on June 24.  www.cartermuseum.org/calendar#node-20188

 Vote for the Carter!

  • The Amon Carter Museum has been nominated as “Best Art Museum” in the WFAA-List. Please help them useum take home the title by casting your vote online today! Click the link below to vote and learn more about the contest. If you have any questions, please contact Tracy Greene, public information officer, at tracy.greene@cartermuseum.org or 817.989.5067. WFAA Voting ends July 2.


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