Amon Carter Museum of American Art Presents “Craftology” on April 8

Release date: 
March 14, 2017

FORT WORTH, Texas—The Amon Carter Museum of American Art invites the community to Craftology on Saturday, April 8, from 6–10 p.m. This free event for adults features crafts, drinks, art and music.

Craftology guests may choose from a variety of papers to create a journal or sketchbook throughout the evening. Specialty workshops by local artisans—air plant terrariums with Ephemera!, calligraphy with Lauren Essl from Blue Eye Brown Eye and silk marbling with Oil and Cotton—are first come, first served; supplies are free but limited.

Extended gallery hours will allow guests to visit their favorite artworks or join Amon Carter docents for special tours at 6:15, 7:15 and 8:15 p.m. The Avedon in Texas exhibition on the second floor will include a selfie station. Food trucks will be onsite, weather permitting; Cuppa Craft coffee from Coffee : Experience, beer, wine and Alchemy Pops will also be available for purchase.

Free parking is available in the Amon Carter’s Camp Bowie Boulevard lot and in the UNT Health Science Center’s Clifton Street surface lot or east garage. Cyclists can find the nearest Fort Worth Bcycle station located at 1400 Gendy Street near the museum’s Lancaster entrance. For more event details please visit the museum’s website, and follow @theamoncarter on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for Craftology updates.

The Amon Carter offers a renowned collection of American art housed in Philip Johnson’s masterpiece in the heart of Fort Worth’s Cultural District. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Thursdays until 8 p.m., and Sunday from 12–5 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays. Free admission.

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