Posts Tagged ‘Amon Carter Museum of American Art’


Outsider art comes inside to the Amon Carter in Self-Taught Genius.
Kristian Lin
The last time I wrote up a show at the Amon Carter Museum, I wasn’t overly impressed and speculated that the lack of access to the museum during its remodeling might have been a factor. This might be a coincidence, but now th...

Laura Gilpin’s “Tying a Chongo” (1954) is one of thousands of rare photographic artifacts in the Amon Carter’s archives.

Extensive Archives

Beneath its gallery space, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art is preserving the legacy of several great American photographers.
Edward Brown @ejb0017
This past Tuesday morning was like any other at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. A few visitors were trickling in to see That Day, an exhibit of 27 black-and-white and color photographs by photojournalist Laura Wilson th...

This carved walrus-ivory harpoon counterweight from the Bering Sea is part of the Amon Carter’s Indigenous Beauty.

Going Native

Amon Carter Museum’s Indigenous Beauty leaves too much unexplained.
Kristian Lin
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is hard to get to right now because of the extensive remodeling that the venue is undergoing, which has shut down the parking lot. It makes sense that, for now, the museum isn’t taking i...

Hip Pocket Theatre’s Tree Pop brings the forest to life this week.

Night & Day

Kristian Lin
Wed 15 - You’ll get lots of air if you go to Pump It Up today. The company specializing in indoor inflatables and play areas is celebrating its 15th birthday, and it’s doing so with cake, kids’ activities, and goodie bags...

Samuel Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre,” at Amon Carter Museum.

Old Masters in Miniature

Fort Worth Weekly
Samuel F.B. Morse is known as the inventor of the telegraph and Morse code, but before he turned his attention to science, he was a renowned portrait painter. It’s this aspect of his career that demands attention when the Amo...

James Stewart - vertigo

The Amon Carter Screens “Vertigo”

It was never a secret that Alfred Hitchcock had a less than healthy fixation on many of the young, blond, beautiful actresses that he cast as his female leads. Nevertheless, Hitchcock’s reputation as a film professional has b...

Fantasy and color combine in painterly ways in Patrick Nagatani and Andree Tracey’s “Alamogordo Blues.”

In Living Color!

Amon Carter’s new exhibit isn’t comprehensive but still says a lot.
The new exhibit at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art contains all of its color in a black box. The entrance and exit to the galleries are darkened, resembling a camera obscura or dark chamber. These contraptions were used ...


“Rear Window” at the Amon Carter

For its “Sunset Cinema” screening 8pm Thur (July 11), the Amon Carter Museum has selected one of the best films ever to watch outside on a hot summer evening: Alfred Hitchcock’s tense, methodical 1954 thriller Rear Windo...

(flickr photo by Toni Rantanen)

Cool Photos Coming Up At The Amon Carter

Jeff Prince
A couple of contrasting photography exhibits are on the spring schedule at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. Big Pictures features works that are — you guessed it — big. The idea is to see how photos printed o...

Draw ’til Dusk at the Amon

Jimmy Fowler
If you have no artistic ability to speak of, the idea of sitting in a museum and sketching great art might sound pointless. But the act of drawing ––– concentrating the mind, eyes, and hand together –– forces you ...