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Cultural District museums set opening dates

18 Jun 2020 9:17 PM | Stacy Hollingsworth (Administrator)

Museums in Fort Worth’s Cultural District are starting to reopen after closing in mid-March due to COVID-19 concerns. Here is opening information:

Amon Carter Museum. The Carter is set to reopen June 19, continuing with the mixed medium exhibition The Perilous Texas Adventures of Mark Dion and the internationally-celebrated photography exhibit Eliot Porter’s Birds. 

Kimbell Art Museum. On June 20, experience the reopening of the Kimbell Art Museum featuring an extension of Flesh and Blood: Italian Masterpieces from the Capodimonte Museum. During the reopening, visitors can view more than 30 masterpieces from the Kimbell’s African, Ancient American and Asian collections that have been installed in the Louis I. Kahn Building, alongside the museum’s European paintings and sculpture. 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The Modern will reopen July 1 with an extension of the esteemed exhibition Mark Bradford: End Papers. In addition, Red Groom’s Ruckus Rodeo will be on view through Aug. 16. The Modern has temporarily put a hold on in-person education programs and docent-led tours. Numbers of people per group on self-guided tours will also be limited. Magnolia at the Modern film series is aiming to return this summer, but will be determined at a later date. 

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History. The museum hasn’t announced a reopening date but is aiming for mid-July. In the meantime, check out the online interactive Discovery Lab for an exciting digital experience.

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame. The museum, the Alice Walton Cowgirl Park and The Shop at The Cowgirl are reopening June 24 with a special opening and gift for supporting members on June 23. The exhibition Laura Wilson: Looking West will remain open until August. 

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