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The Amon Carter Museum was established through the generosity of Amon G. Carter Sr. (1879â1955) to house his collection of paintings and sculpture by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell; to collect, preserve, and exhibit the finest examples of American art; and to serve an educational role through exhibitions, publications, and programs devoted to the study of American art.Â The Amon Carter Museum continues in its mission to acquire and display the finest examples of American art and to enlighten minds through its programs, exhibitions, and publications.
The Amon Carter Museum designed its first smart phone audio tour utilizing the Apple iPod Touch, a project that advanced the use of emerging technology in arts education by offering interactive and engaging new ways for visitors to make meaningful connections between their own lives and works of art.Â This project allows museum educators and […]
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art used the 2011 MIDEA minigrant award towards the funding of an iPod Touch audio tour narrated by Will Barnet and Assistant Curator of Paintings and Sculpture Shirley Reece-Hughes. This tour helps visitors gain a greater understanding of and connect more fully to the museum’s special exhibition Will […]
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art developed a brief video on the museumâs student tour program. Created in direct response to teacher feedback, this video featured educators from a variety of grade levels and disciplines sharing their successful strategies for preparing students for a museum fieldtrip and extending the museum experience once back in […]
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art’s Teaching Resource Center (TRC) is a unique feature of its ongoing education program. The TRC is a collection of books for adults and children, posters, teaching kits, digital resources, and audio-visual materials related to American art, history, culture, literature, and scientific development. […]