The Amon Carter Museum has one of the largest permanent collections of American Art. The artwork consists of pieces from the 1830s to the late 20th Century from great American artists such as Alexander Calder, Thomas Cole, Thomas Eakins, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Alfred Stieglitz. There is also a permanent exhibit of Amon Carter's personal collection of Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, who are considered to be the best artists of the American West. With more than 30,000 prints, the museum has one of the finest photography collections in the US.
3200 Darnell Street Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 738 9215
Often referred to as the state's oldest art museum, this facility has been in existence since 1892. The Modern Art Museum now houses more than 2800 sculptures, paintings, prints, photographs and other artworks created since World War II. The collection includes pieces by luminaries such as Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse and Andy Warhol. Tours are open to the public every Saturday afternoon. The gift shop offers books, magazines, posters and other artistic memorabilia as well as educational toys. The museum hosts various art classes for patrons of all ages throughout the year.
Architect Louis I. Kahn won an award from the American Institute of Architects for this building's striking design. He has used a series of arched glass ceilings to let in natural light and enhance the presentation of the many important pieces in the museum collection. Artworks come from all over the world and range from ancient times to present day, with maestros such as Renoir, Picasso, Rubens and Rembrandt represented. Those desiring more exotic artworks will enjoy the Asian, African and Mediterranean collections. The Buffet Restaurant is open daily, offering different kinds of light fare depending on the time of day. Museum tours take place Wednesdays at 2p and Sundays at 3p.
1501 Montgomery Street Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 255 9300
This delightful collection of tactile displays encourages learning for children and adults alike. A ferocious dinosaur offers greetings in the front walkway; attractive and enticing exhibits branch out in all directions. There are nine permanent galleries with themes ranging from Texas history to computers to fossils. Two of these include dino dig and kidSpace, specifically designed for younger children. One of the most popular attractions is the Omni Theater, an IMAX theater that shows 70mm films on a huge screen. The noble planetarium presents programs on astrology. Features and show times vary.
2100 Log Cabin Village Lane Ft. Worth, TX 76109 +1 817 926 5881
Located in a very woodsy section of Trinity Park, this 19th-century grouping of log cabins is a true delight. The seven fully restored cabins originated in the 1850s. Volunteers who run the operation are adept at giving demonstrations of everyday activities from days gone by including corn grinding, candle dipping, spinning and weaving. Special programs such as pioneer pastimes are often held, showing children how people lived in pioneer times with examples of art, crafts and other displays. Check the website for admission prices and more.
3550 West 7th Street At Monticello Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 732 6663
This gallery showcases exquisite gifts and fine art for those with the most discriminating taste. Original art, exquisite handcrafted jewelry and unique, artistic gift items, are presented in a pleasing atmosphere. Eclectic styles range from contemporary to representational and feature both local and nationally recognized artists. Located in the Fort Worth Cultural Arts District, the Edmund Craig Gallery is in a league by itself. If a shopper is unable to visit during scheduled hours of operation, the store may be opened by appointment.
A variety of artists are displayed in this quaint gallery located in the Fort Worth Cultural District. Pieces on hand represent an eclectic range of individual styles, media and subjects in William Campbell contemporary art. There is an intentional emphasis on cultural diversity and individual expression. Even the most discriminating art collector will be sure to find something that catches his or her eye.
3300 West Lancaster Avenue Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 392 7469
Built in 1936, the Will Rogers Memorial Center attracts more than 2 million visitors each year. This 85 acre network of buildings plays host to auctions, entertainment and sporting events, etc. The Coliseum, which holds 8,000 people, hosts the Southwestern exposition and livestock show and Rodeo as well as other sporting and equestrian events. Broadway productions and concerts take place in the Will Rogers Auditorium, which seats 2,856. Banquet facilities are available. The Will Rogers Equestrian Center is one of the top livestock facilities in the world, with more than 1,000 stalls.
1501 Montgomery Street Fort Worth Museum Of Science and History Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 255 9300
Located inside the Museum of Science and History, this domed theater is a tribute to the past, present and the future technological history. With a capacity for 390 people, the theater features 72 speakers unloading 18,600 watts off sound. It is best to arrive at least a half-hour before the presentation time, as no late seating is allowed.
Fragrant and serene, Fort Worth's Botanical Gardens offer more than 2,100 acres of trails and garden exhibits in one of the oldest and largest natural settings in North Texas. An extensive greenhouse area, housed in the garden's conservatory, showcases tropical plants and exotic birds in colorful settings. The Japanese Garden, a popular attraction among visitors, is tranquil and perfect for relaxation or contemplation. Special events abound throughout the year, such as the annual spring butterflies in the garden, with more than 6,000 butterflies adding color to the already magnificent setting.
Architect Louis I. Kahn won an award from the American
Institute of Architects for this building's striking design. He has used a series of arched glass ceilings to let in natural light and enhance the presentation of the many ...
Towering angels watch over this magnificent Sundance Square concert hall
which was modeled after New York City's Carnegie Hall. Great care was given to assure that this space provides the best possible acoustics. Bass Performance Hall opened in 1998 ...
Housed within the Will Rogers Memorial Center, the Amon G.
Carter Jr. Exhibits Hall is a multi purpose venue. Opened in 1984, it generally serves as the vendor market during the annual Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. It has ...