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Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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Can’t visit us? We’ll visit you–virtually!
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art offers a variety of interdisciplinary, interactive distance learning programs that bring the museum to your classroom. Focusing on Amon Carter’s collection, a museum educator engages teacher and student audiences in discussions and activities exploring art, culture, history, language arts, science, and more. Curriculum-based programs align with state and national standards. Most programs offered may be modified according to grade level and curricular specifications. 

All connections for distance learning programs with the Amon Carter are made through Zoom, an easy-to-use, web-based platform.

What you need to connect:
-Reliable Internet connection
-A webcam so we can see your class
-A microphone so we can hear your questions and comments
-Speakers so you can hear us
-The ability to project your computer screen to your classroom (preferred)

A test call will be scheduled upon registration.

 

Programs by Amon Carter Museum of American Art

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Art of the American West

Analyze the ways that artists have interpreted the western United States since the nineteenth century. Topics include archetypal figures in the...

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How to Make an Artist

Discover American artists such as Georgia O’Keeffe, Frederic Remington, and Thomas Moran by looking at and discussing their artworks and reading...

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Stories in American Art

Using artwork as a starting point, students practice character development, sequence of events, settings, point of view, expository writing, poetry...

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Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith

Experience the lifestyle of a cowboy through the photographs of Texas-born Erwin E. Smith, and paintings and sculpture by western artists Frederic...

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Picturing History through American Art

Examine works of art from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries that reflect events from U.S. history. Connections are made to broad historical...

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Artists Exploring

Think critically to uncover ways that artists can act as explorers, considering those who first explored and documented the United States and those...

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Encountering Texas (Free in December!)

View and discuss the work of artists, including James Gilchrist Benton, Edward Everett, and Sarah Ann Lillie Hardinge, who joined the vast...

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STEM to STEAM

Explore how artists use Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematic concepts and processes by analyzing carefully chosen artworks.

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Color Theory

Discover how artists have experimented with color in a diverse range of twentieth-century media.

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Parson Weems' Fable

Dive deep into discussion and analysis of Grant Wood’s painting Parson Weems’ Fable (1939). Students will be introduced to the artist and...

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Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (With special guest Park Ranger)

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy during this exciting program! Texas Parks and Wildlife park ranger and cowboy expert David Owens...

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Through the Lens of Erwin E. Smith (With special guest Historian)

Students can experience the lifestyle of a cowboy by exploring photographs by Erwin E. Smith and paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and...

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More About This Provider

Type of Organization

Arts/Cultural/Museum

Contact

Danielle Davis   samm@norsoft.net
3501 Camp Bowie Blvd.
Fort Worth TX 76107
8179895032
United States

http://www.cartermuseum.org/teaching/distance-learning

Primary Disciplines

The programs of Amon Carter Museum of American Art cover:

Social Studies/History
Fine Arts
Career Education
Language Arts/English
Mathematics
Sciences
Literacy
Writing
Reading
Problem Solving
Gifted & Talented

Awards, Quotes, Testimonials

“We thoroughly enjoyed the program!! Thanks so much for ‘showing us around!’ We appreciate you taking the time to work with us and loved all the information! Several of these kids do not get to go to museums, so it was great to be able to bring it to them! Thanks again for what you do!”
—5th grade teacher from Texas

“I was pleasantly surprised about the STEM to STEAM program. I loved how you seamlessly went from showing artwork to talking about science and math concepts. You had a wonderful rapport with the kids as well.” 
—3rd grade teacher from New Jersey

“The distance learning program we scheduled with the Amon Carter helped my students’ observational skills as well as their ability to discuss what they see.”
—4th grade teacher from Missouri