Art is all around us. You can even view it on your phone. Check out the many ways Fort Worth cultural institutions are sharing the beauty of their collections online.
Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center
The North Side cultural center recently released a visual tour of the show "Endangered Americas" with insights by artist Stormie Parker. These beautiful ceramic works depict animals with humanistic expressions to allow the viewer to empathize with their natural struggle as species facing extinction. Check it out here. There's also a short virtual tour of Brenda Ciardiello's watercolor show OUTSIDER at ADLR's Annex Gallery.
Sid Richardson Museum
The Sid Rich is sharing a daily dose of art on social media by showcasing a piece of art, followed by a detailed explanation of the piece. Take this time to really get to know the stories behind the masterpieces of Charles Russell and Fredric Remington.
Take your mind into another time 💆♂️⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The Unknown Explorers is a study in sunlight and shadow - perfectly relevant in these uncertain times.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rather than riding into darkness, a party of explorers emerges from the shadows into dazzling sunlight. The glare of the sun, so harsh that it temporarily blinds the mountain men, effectively conveys the emotion of riding into the unknown.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ A world of unseen perils is opening up before them. From the alert posture of Remington's "unknown explorers," one can conclude that locating the next waterhole will be the least of their worries.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Frederic Remington | The Unknown Explorers | 1908 | Oil on canvas
Kimbell Art Museum
National Cowgirl Museum & Hall of Fame
Take a virtual tour of the Museum as well as of the exhibit Laura Wilson: Looking West, which includes imagery of the exhibit, scenes from the opening night celebration, and a chat with Wilson talk about her work. The Museum is also hosting "Cowgirl Museum Story Time" where books about cowgirls and Honorees are read. Tune in to every Monday, Wednesday and Friday on YouTube. All of the online resources can be found at cowgirl.net/education/resources.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is getting creative with a new video series, "Cooped Up With Carter". Follow them on social media (@theamoncarter) for videos featuring insights and activities inspired by works in our collection that you can do from home. In addition, vault footage of Ruth Carter Stevenson reflecting on works from the collection has been released. View it here.
Fort Worth Museum of Science and History
The Fort Worth Museum of Science and History is offering virtual engagements through a new program, Discovery Lab Online. State standards-based content will be presented daily via the Museum's YouTube Channel: including, hands-on art and science, artifact-based science and history, and live animal demonstrations.
Modern Art Museum
Highlights from the permanent collection and tidbits about various art pieces are being shared on social media daily. Follow @themodernfw for more!
Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame
The small museum is tucked inside the Livestock Exchange Building in the Fort Worth Stockyards, displaying artifacts and memorabilia from the former meatpacking plants, Livestock Commissions and even a light bulb that has burned for more than 100 years. Check out their Facebook page for updates.