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Amon Carter Museum (Current Exhibits)

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Tracing the Past: Scott and Stuart Gentling's Birds of Texas | Through March 8

See history in a new way through watercolors of birds! Fort Worth artists Scott and Stuart Gentling paid tribute to their artistic predecessors such as John James Audubon and Alexander Wilson in their watercolors, carefully reinventing historical poses and compositions of birds before inserting them in backdrops of unique Texas landscapes.

Eliot Porter's Birds | Through May 10

Eliot Porter (1901–1990) set the model for today’s nature photography. While he is internationally celebrated for his colorful renderings of the natural world, Eliot Porter’s Birds highlights his equal, career-long focus on photographing birds. More than thirty photographs and archival objects are presented alongside excerpts from the artist’s extensive writings about his activities, giving visitors an opportunity to feel a direct connection with the artist.

Looking In: Photograph from the Outside | through May 10

Looking In: Photography from the Outside examines the way artists have photographed groups they are not part of. It takes an in-depth look at series by six important twentieth-century artists who navigated their role as “outsider” differently, raising complicated questions about perception, representation, and power.

Puente Nuevo by Justin Favela | through June 30

Commissioned for the reopening of the Carter, Puente Nuevo is an immersive experience of large-scale artwork made from the materials used to construct piñatas. Contemporary artist Justin Favela draws on his own Mexican and Guatemalan heritage to reinterpret artwork from the past in exciting installations. His work bridges past and present and creates connections across cultures, bringing dynamic color, energy, and fun to your Carter experience.

The Carter Collection | ongoing

The Carter houses one of the great collections of American art, from historical landscapes captured on canvas to city streets seen through the lens of a camera. Anchored by iconic masterworks from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, the collection includes a range of artists, mediums, and styles, providing countless ways to explore and understand American creativity.

MUSEUM HOURS:

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.
Closed Mondays and major holidays, including New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, and Christmas.