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Sid Richardson Museum

Located in Fort Worth, the Sid Richardson Museum features a focused collection of paintings from the American Old West including works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell. The works, reflecting both the art and reality of the American West, are the legacy of the late oilman and philanthropist, Sid Williams Richardson.

Sid Richardson Museum Projects

2011 Dusty Days and Starry Nights iPad Project
2011 Dusty Days and Starry Nights iPad Project

            In 2010, the Sid Richardson Museum (SRM) launched a pilot program for video on the iPad.  This year, SRM intends to purchase an additional iPad to continue development and implementation of the handheld device for use as a gallery guide for select paintings. A lightweight digital camera will also […]


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Aspects of American Indian Plains Culture
Aspects of American Indian Plains Culture

The people of Native American bison culture are portrayed in several notable paintings in the Sid Richardson Museum collection. Works by Herbert M. Herget, illustrator for National Geographic Society during the 1930s –1940s, are featured in this presentation which focuses on the American Indian Plains Culture. Regalia worn by the American Plains Indians, their relationship […]


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Cultural Connections
Cultural Connections

The Sid Richardson Museum crafted an online resource highlighting three important cultural connections that are available when visiting the Sid Richardson Museum. This project, Cultural Connections: Essential to Experience, assists guests in planning a visit to the Sid Richardson Museum. It also describes important sites to visit in downtown Fort Worth, including the 150 Years […]


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Defining Character
Defining Character

  Defining Character invites elementary students to appreciate and interpret characters within a narrative story by investigating visual images. As the Sid Richardson Museum primarily contains realistic imagery, there are endless possibilities to encourage “defining character” through their collection. The project content provides still and video visual images, text, and audio. As a pre-visit resource, […]


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Dusty Days and Starry Nights of Cowboys and Cattle Barons

Based on artworks in the collection that reference the cattle industry, this piece includes content from the distance learning and teacher in-service training programs about the Edward Bohlin saddle, Dusty Days and Starry Nights: Cowboys and Cattle Barons from the Chisholm Trail to Thistle Hill. The Sid Richardson Museum created educational resources available to a […]


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Row House Rounds #27
Row House Rounds #27

For Row House Round #27, Project Row Houses addresses topics of race and class. In the face of ever-changing demographics, PRH selected artists able to create provocative, site-specific works within the Artist Project Houses. The goal was to spark a dialogue in and around the diverse Third Ward Village community. Featured artists include Chuy Benitez, […]


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Visitor Voices: Remarkable Art
Visitor Voices: Remarkable Art

Recognizing that “visitors tend to rehearse memories of their museum experiences when they discuss and relive their visits with others” (Anderson, Storksdieck, and Spock), the Sid Richardson Museum created a new kind of collections video. The video featured visitors from a diverse backgrounds who remarked in a conversational tone on a favorite artwork from the […]


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