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Amon Carter Museum of American Art

  • 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107-2631
  • Region: Cultural District
  • Phone: 817-738-1933

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson (1906-2005), the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, sculpture, and works on paper; it has been a Fort Worth institution since 1961. The collection spans early nineteenth-century expeditionary art to mid-twentieth century modernism and includes masterworks by artists such as Frederic Church, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keeffe, and John Singer Sargent. The museum is one of the nation's major repositories of American photography and holds the archives of luminaries such as Nell Dorr, Laura Gilpin, Eliot Porter, and Karl Struss.

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    Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art houses a permanent collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century painting, sculpture, and works on paper, and is one of the nation's major repositories of American photography. It is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, the two greatest artists of the American West.

    Visitors can enjoy free family-friendly programming throughout the year such as Family Fundays, Storytime, Family Fun Week, and more. For adults, lectures, workshops, and films are also free and provide a wonderful way to connect with American art. Check their website for a schedule of events. Beyond the art and architecture, guests can shop and snack at the Museum Store + Café, which offers art-inspired products along with coffee, tea, bottled beverages, and locally baked goods

Oct 22

Gordon Parks: The New Tide, Early Work 1940–1950

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Dec. 22 2019

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Oct 22

Seeing in Detail: Scott and Stuart Gentling’s Birds of Texas

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Nov. 24 2019

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Oct 22

Set in Motion: Camille Utterback and Art That Moves

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Nov. 24 2019

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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