Fort Worth residents can look forward to some fun and free activities coming this fall to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Head to the Museum located at 3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard in Fort Worth, between September and December to enjoy their lecture series, crafting and the museum gift shop.
Lecture Series on Art History
The Art History lecture series is going to feature several topics covered over plenty of dates this fall. The lecture series will be discussing with the audience the importance of water, as well as its meaning, appearance and water-related issues in American art.
By discussing art, such as “Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs by Terry Evans,” lecturers will be able to further discuss these points. The lecture series will begin with Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite of TCU on September 3rd.
The lectures will be held from 3-4pm at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Here are some of the water topics and dates that will be covered this fall:
- September 17th – Settling Along Water
- September 24th – Reelections of the Beautiful and Picturesque
- October 1st – the Sublimity of Water
- October 15th – The Flow of Capital, Commerce, and Industry
- October 29th –Watery Disasters
- November 5th – Bodies of Water in Recreation
- November 19th- Art of Water Reclamation
- December 3rd –Sea-Change in Art-Abstraction
For those needing a unique gift or that would like to take home something symbolic from the museum, stop by the museum gift shop. You can also shop online for home décor, jewelry, toys and books.
Crafting from the Collection
For those that enjoy hands-on activities, try Crafting from the Collection. You’ll get to learn about making art. Megan Klein of Megan Klein Designs will be demonstrating and discussing artwork, specifically polymer clay bead making. You can enjoy refreshments while creating clay jewelry.
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art will be featuring some great educational fall activities this year and many of the activities are free. These are just a few of the things on the schedule for the fall.