Posts Tagged ‘museums’
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...


Best Of Culture 2014

Solo Dance Performance (Female) Critic’s choice: Carolyn Judson Judson continues to blossom into one of Texas Ballet Theater’s leading ballerinas, giving memorable opening-night performances as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet an...


The Campbells: Contemporary Classics

The first 40 years have been good for their gallery, the artists, and Fort Worth.
Some folks do a good job of promoting Fort Worth by putting on tall boots and a big hat. Others do it in boardrooms and legislative chambers, in front of grand pianos, or on sports fields. For 40 years, Bill and Pam Campbell ha...

George Takei talks about his colorful life and career at UNT, Monday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 22 If you go into National Theatre Live’s broadcast of Medea expecting a play about a large black man in drag as an old woman, you’re in for quite a nasty shock. Helen McCrory stars in the production of Euripides’...

Edgar Degas’ “Dance Class” is part of the Kimbell’s Faces of Impressionism exhibit. See Sunday.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 15 Verdi’s original opera version of Macbeth had the Scottish usurper sing a final aria after being mortally wounded by Macduff, but eventually the composer decided that that was too silly and returned to Shakespeare...

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibit catches on at Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

Night & Day

WED ▪ 8 The Dallas VideoFest kicks off today with a screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lodger, a 1926 film based on the story of Jack the Ripper. Later on the festival will show This Is Spinal Tap, Charles Burnett’s mast...

“Jolly Flatboatmen in Port” is part of the Amon Carter’s Navigating the West: George Caleb Bingham and the River.

Show Me

One of the first internationally recognized artists to come from the American Midwest, George Caleb Bingham moved to Missouri at an early age, taught himself to paint, and by 1830, at the tender age of 19, was executing commiss...

On Display

If you want to see everything our city has to offer culturally, there isn’t a better value than Day in the District. For one day, Fort Worth’s most venerable historical, artistic, and scientific institutions open their door...

David Vest’s “Black Bike”


Gallery 414
Art and cycling enthusiasts alike will want to head to Gallery 414’s current show. Inspired by the Guggenheim’s famous motorcycle show from 1998, Art of the Gearhead showcases bicycles built by artists seeking to balance be...

Charles Bird King’s Tah-Col-O-Quoit is part of AMA’s Imprinting the West, part of Gallery Night.

The Art of the Night

The calendar says it’s still summer, but Fall Gallery Night is upon us anyway to herald the coming of autumn, inundating us with art and challenging us to make a complete meal out of amuse bouches. The biggest opening this we...