New exhibitions opening at the Carter in August

BEFORE INSTAGRAM

Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography

Opens Tuesday,
August 18, 2020

Don’t miss the first-ever in-depth examination of the phenomenon that made photography modern—the cabinet card! 

Members see it first with members-only preview days Friday, August 14–Sunday, August 16.

FOR TEXAS ART LOVERS

Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce

Opens Tuesday,
August 18, 2020

  Experience the Texas landscape like you’ve never seen it before through the work of celebrated Texas painter Everett Spruce (1908–2002).

Members see it first with members-only preview days Friday, August 14–Sunday, August 16.

ART AT HOME Virtual Happy Hour with Carter Community Artists 
Thursdays in August
5:30–6:30 p.m.
Grab a drink or snack and watch from your home for a happy hour chat with a side of creativity featuring one of our Carter Community Artists and a Carter staff member!

Every week will feature a different activity. Visit our website for the materials lists and learn more about your happy hour hosts!
CHEERS TO YOU
Thursday, September 3, 2020
6 p.m.
Join us on Zoom for three short talks and learn about the history of cabinet cards, America’s main format for photographic portraiture at the end of the 19th century. Hear from the Carter’s Senior Curator of Photographs John RohrbachDr. Erin Pauwels from Temple University, and Dr. Britt Salvesen from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, who will give three, 20-minute talks on the topic. Q&A to follow.
MEET US ON ZOOM

Amon Carter Museum of American Art
3501 Camp Bowie Boulevard
Fort Worth, TX 76107-2631

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