Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

(817) 738-1933

3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard

Fort Worth, TX 76107


Self-Taught Genius: Treasures from the American Folk Art Museum

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

October 10 - January 3, 2016

An exhibition of works from the American Folk Art Museum in New York City. Presenting about 100 pieces from the museum’s collection, this exhibition addresses ideas of education and the way some artists are self-taught.

Laura Wilson: That Day

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

September 5 - February 14, 2016

An exhibition of photographs by Laura Wilson that introduce her vision of the American West as a harsh landscape filled with tough, rugged individuals. Wilson is drawn to people who live in isolated communities and have an atypical lifestyle. Her photography exposes these unusual ways of living by giving them merit and putting them on view to a broader public.


David McCullough: The Greater Journey

A talk by acclaimed author David McCullough about his book The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris, held in conjunction with the Amon Carter’s exhibition Samuel...

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Audubon’s Beasts

A selection of hand-painted prints by famed scientist and artist John James Audubon (1785–1851)–some of his greatest depictions of North America’s four-legged animals in their...

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Photographer Terry Evans

Discover the Trinity River through the eyes of artist Terry Evans as she discusses her photographs in the exhibition Meet Me at the Trinity: Photographs...

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Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist

The first retrospective of Motley’s paintings in two decades. He is not very well-known, perhaps because his most important works don’t come to auction very...

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Sharon Core: lecture

Core will discuss her use of color photography in relation to still-life painting in conjunction with the exhibition Color! American Photography Transformed. Reservations are required. Call...

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Richard Misrach: Lecture

In conjunction with the exhibition Color!: American Photography Transformed, photographer Richard Misrach will discuss the shift in his career to color film, his changing use...

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John Albok's Neighborhood

John Albok (1894–1982) was a tailor by profession and an artist by passion. He emigrated from his native Hungary to New York City in 1921...

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Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey

Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey is an exhibition of nearly 50 artworks by Romare Bearden (1911-1988). The collages, watercolors and prints in the exhibition are based on Homer’s...

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Marie Cosindas: Instant Color

Cosindas tested a new instant color film for Polaroid before they marketed it. She took to the process and proved instrumental in revealing the artistic...

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Big Pictures

Big, bigger, and biggest photographs reveal a decades-long movement to make dramatic enlargements that sharply influence viewer interaction and interpretation.

American Moderns on Paper

American Moderns on Paper: Masterworks from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art includes some the finest works by leading avant-garde American artists of the early...

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