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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

This free museum offers a stunning survey of American art, from the first landscape painters of the 1830s to modern artists of the 20th century. The museum also houses founder Amon Carter's collection of works by the two greatest artists of the American West - Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The museum was designed by the Glass House creator Phillip Johnson, who also won the Pritzker Architecture Prize, adding to the list of outstanding architects who contributed to Fort Worth.

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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

Jan 18

Eliot Porter's Birds

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May. 10 2020

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Jan 18

Gabriel Dawe: Plexus no. 34

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Aug. 28 2021

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Jan 18

James Surls: Seven and Seven Flower

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jul. 31 2021

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Jan 18

Looking In: Photography from the Outside

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until May. 10 2020

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Jan 18

Puente Nuevo by Justin Favela

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Jun. 30 2020

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Jan 18

Tracing the Past: Scott and Stuart Gentling’s Birds of Texas

Recurring weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Mar. 08 2020

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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