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Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

One of the most signature art museums in America can be found at Fort Worth where for 60 years, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art has provided excellence to visitors through programs, exhibitions and published works, all in honor of American art.

Its orginal patron Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879–1955) wanted to publicy share his collection of Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington artworks (sculpture and painting) with the overall idea to collect and preserve art for future generations. The educational impact of the Amon Carter Museum is nothing short of groundbreaking.

Check out their public programs, namely Permanent Collection tours; there is always something going on and anyone can be part of it. Renovation is currently ongoing as the museum expands into a fresher look.

Edward and Brett Weston are a father-son team (Edward died 1958, Brett died 1993) of ace photographers whose brilliant work is on exclusive display at Amon Carter. Scientist and artist John James Audubon (1785–1851) has left us some superb natural masterpieces and you will find them (enjoy Audubon’s Beasts) right here in Fort Worth.

Modernity is part of the museum’s natural progressive flow. A fine example of this is Benito Huerta’s work. The local artist is an accomplished name with several public art commissions on his roster of achievements.

Photographs, paper works, illustrated books, sculpture, artist-specific accomplishments and more await history lovers, tourists and patriotic Americans to come visit the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.

Visitors are certain to adore the online store selling art reproductions, books, home decor items, jewelry, stationery, accessories, apparel and more, in keeping with the artistic theme.

The Museum offers distance-learning opportunities and cross-curricular activities for students looking to learn more. Educators are always available to bring American art to classrooms; they are flexible enough to diversify their content to suit different grades.

Check out the extensive library and appreciate the wealth of free-information and knowledge it has to offer; you also have Wi-Fi inside.

Few places can compare to the Amon Carter Museum of American Art.