Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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Fort Worth, TX 76107

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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 […]

Samuel F. B. Morse: Gallery of the Louvre

The exhibition of Gallery of the Louvre, a large-scale painting by Samuel F. B. Morse (1791–1872), who is best known as the scientist who developed […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lecture Series with Mark Thistlethwaite

TCU’s Dr. Mark Thistlethwaite delivers a series of lectures this fall that take as their theme the appearance, meaning, and importance of water (and water-related […]

Underground: Photographs by Kathy Sherman Suder

Images by Fort Worth-based Kathy Sherman Suder, who spent six years photographing people riding the subways of London, New York, and Tokyo. Curated by John Rohrbach, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Conserving The Caves: a lecture by Claire Barry

The Amon Carter presents Conserving The Caves, a free lecture. Claire Barry, director of conservation will discuss her work on Robert Seldon Duncanson’s painting The Caves […]

Color! American Photography Transformed

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art opens Color! American Photography Transformed, an examination of how color has changed the nature of photography. Color! includes […]

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 […]

John Rohrbach and Marie Cosindas in conversation

On Thursday, April 18th from 6 to 7 p.m. John Rohrbach, senior curator of photographs, will conduct a conversation with pioneering photographer Marie Cosindas. Reservations […]

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 […]

Big Pictures

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

Larry Sultan’s Homeland: American Story

In 2006, artist Larry Sultan (1946–2009) began a project called Homeland near where he lived in Marin County, California. Sultan’s internationally renowned career was built […]

John Marin: Modernism at Midcentury

The last 20 years of American modernist John Marin’s career, from 1933 until his death in 1953. With more than 60 paintings, this is the […]

American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White

The Amon Carter Museum offers new insight into the genre of documentary photography during the 1930s in the new exhibition American Modern: Abbott, Evans, Bourke-White. […]

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 […]

Freedom Now: Tamarind Lithography Workshop

"Freedom Now" is an exhibition of prints from the 1960s that brings the international call for social and political justice to the table. Fight the […]

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