Posts Tagged ‘museum’
Photo by Christopher Blay

An Art Pilgrimage

All roads led west and to a bittersweet farewell.
It’s been two weeks since I drove from Fort Worth to San Francisco. The trip, which also took two weeks, gave me a taste of the great American road trip, and it was an art pilgrimage of sorts. For all the times I’ve travele...


Old-School Museum

In Duncanville, this repository of early 20th-century technology is an artifact in itself.
Barbara Kevles
Rick Wilkins stood staring at the dozens of pieces of the Scopitone, a massively tall coin-operated musical video machine from the 1950s that he had dismantled to repair. To get to the circuit board and other failing components...


Arts-Centered Learning

Imagination Fort Worth is reinventing itself while keeping the focus on the kids.
Edward Brown @EJB0017
As long as there’s been public school, there have been fights about where art and music fit into it. “They’re valuable but not crucial,” say some folks. Others think learning how to read music or paint not only help cre...

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...

Albrecht Dürer’s “The Nativity” is on display at AMA.

Scenes from the Nativity

The Annunciation to the Shepherds, the Massacre of the Innocents, the Flight into Egypt, the Adoration of the Magi, the Madonna and Child –– these incidents from the story of Christ’s birth have all been commonplace subje...

Lee Albert Hill’s “Blue Stem”


Gallery 414
Gallery 414 opens a new show featuring artists who take traditional forms to abstract ends. Jacky Ajchareepon paints minimalist, stylized landscapes, while Peter Hiatt’s photographs reference the digital world, and Lee Albert...

Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ “Limpia”


Rose Marine Theater
Fort Worth native Michelle Cortez Gonzales’ artworks spring from a complicated relationship with the various religious faiths she was raised in. Her show of paintings at Rose Marine Theater remains up until the end of the mon...

Linda Guy’s “Seedpod”


Linda Guy is no longer a professor at TCU, but the Florida native is still showing her artwork here. The school’s show of her abstract paintings inspired by natural forms opened to the public last week, but its opening recept...


An Opus in Pianissimo

The Kimbell’s new pavilion is a subtle homage to the Kahn original.
The Kimbell Art Museum building, designed by legendary architect Louis I. Kahn and opened in 1972, is one of the finest examples of Modern architecture in the world. Quietly confident and commanding, the Kahn building, as it’...

Hangman’s House of Horrors is hanging it up .

Night & Day

WED ▪ 30 It’s the last hurrah for Hangman’s House of Horrors. After 25 years, the Fort Worth institution (which has always donated its profits to charity) is staging its last scare this week, as its founder moves on to sc...