3400 Burnett Tandy Drive Will Rogers Memorial Center Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 392 7469
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 a large exhibition space and also includes the old Round Up Inn, which is used as a dining space. The Texas Room within it serves as a banquet hall seating up to 10,000 guests. On days other than the Show, the Hall may be used for flea markets, cloth or paper exhibitions.
3401 West Lancaster Avenue Will Rogers Memorial Center Ft. Worth, TX 76107 +1 817 392 7469
The Will Rogers Memorial Center houses The Will Rogers Coliseum which is a great place to catch up on some good old rodeo action and re-live the days of the old west. The Coliseum has permanent seating facilities for 6000 people. Some of the world's most famous and heart-stopping rodeo contests take place here during the Southwestern Exposition and Life-stock Show. The Coliseum hosts other sporting events too.
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.
3735 Country Club Circle Ft. Worth, TX 76109 +1 817 927 4200
The Colonial Country Club was designed by Martin Leonard in 1936. Initially this private country club only provided year-round golf on one of the most premier golf courses in the world. Slowly and steadily it expanded and today, it offers premier facilities for everything from swimming to tennis and fitness. Apart from an excellent lounge and dining area exclusively for the club members, it also features excellent facilities for holding wedding receptions and the likes. Catering services are available too.
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 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. The artwork comes from all over the world, with maestros such as Renoir, Picasso, Rubens and Rembrandt represented. Those desiring more exotic artwork 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. Admission to the permanent collections is free.
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 kid space, 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.
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.
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