The schedule for the Amon Carter’s free Art in the Dark community event on Thursday, August 7 has been announced and the evening is going to be such fun. Please join us and share the details below. Follow us on social media and tag your posts about the program #ACMartinthedark.
Art Making for All Ages
Need some sparkle? Design your own costume jewelry!
Feeling dapper? Decorate a boater hat!
Explore the special exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist with a fun art search. Pick up a question sheet (both adult and family versions are available), complete the search, and claim your prize!
Curly’s Frozen Custard
Take a break from the festivities, and cool off with a cup of Curly’s Frozen Custard.
Grab a bite to eat from local food trucks*, and enjoy on the museum’s plaza. *Food available for purchase.
Paper Moon Photo Op
Sit on the moon and have your photo taken in this turn-of-the-century-inspired photo op.
Jazz Age Costume Contest
Wear your finest Jazz-era clothing to the event, and you could win a prize!
Registration for 12 years and under: 5:30–6:15 p.m.; winner announced at 6:30 p.m.
Registration for 13 years and up: 5:30–8:30 p.m.; winner announced at 9 p.m.
Must be present to win.
Family Music Making with Donna Hopson
Sessions begin at 5:45 and 6:30 p.m.
Make some music during this fun and interactive activity created especially for families! This program is best for families with children ages 4–10.
Dancing with Mark and Susan O’Brien
Lessons begin at 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.
Put on your dancing shoes and try the steps to Jazz Age favorites like the Charleston and Lindy Hop!
Music with Panther Jazz
7–7:45 p.m. and 8:15–9 p.m.
Feel the rhythm with local group Panther Jazz as they play hits from the Jazz Age and beyond.
Watch classic cartoon shorts and Vaudeville acts from the 1920s and 30s.
Walt Disney’s: Jazz Fool (1929); Musicland (1935); Woodland Café (1937)
Vaudeville Acts: Shaw and Lee in Going Places (1930); Edgar Bergen in The Office Scandal (1931)
Take a tour of the special exhibition Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist.
Speakeasy hosted by The Usual
Must be 21 years or older.
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