Kick off 2024 with Second Thursdays at the Carter! Second Thursdays is a FREE monthly event at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art (the Carter) where visitors can connect with art through cocktails, conversations, and creativity right in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District. Just like the art on the Carter’s walls, these events are always changing, so each visit offers something new. This season, enjoy exclusive artist talks, tours, live music, art making, and more. Mark your calendar so you don’t miss out on anything!
Second Thursdays at the Carter
every second Thursday of the month
5-8 p.m., FREE
Thursday, January 11
Second Thursdays at the Carter: Prairies & Preservation
Celebrate Trespassers: James Prosek and the Texas Prairie, on view through May 12, 2024. Sip on a botanical-inspired cocktail, create your own watercolor sketches with Carter Community Artist Colleen Borsh, and join us for an exclusive live recording of the Mountain & Prairie podcast. During this recording, podcast host Ed Roberson will join artist and naturalist James Prosek in conversation about his visits to grassland habitats across the state of Texas and his artworks on view in the exhibition.
Thursday, February 8
Second Thursdays at the Carter: Drink & Draw
Listen to some tunes, grab a cocktail, and put pencil to paper during an evening themed around drawing works of art in our collection. Hear from Carter curators Maggie Adler and Shirley Reece-Hughes as they talk about works by Laura Gilpin, James Surls, and Elie Nadelman, and learn how to create your own drawings of these artworks with Carter Community Artist Stuart Hausmann.
Thursday, March 14
Second Thursdays at the Carter: Intricate & Immersive
Find inspiration in Leonardo Drew’s immersive installation at the Carter, contribute to a community artwork, and join us for an exclusive artist talk with Leonardo Drew. Carter curator Shirley Reece-Hughes will join Drew in conversation about his creative process, sources of inspiration, and his recent imaginative installation at the Carter, Number 235T.