Amon Carter Museum
The Amon Carter Museum of American Art is an important art museum located in Fort Worth, Texas.
The museum, founded by Amon G. Carter and opened in 1961, is housed in a modern building, designed by American architect Philip Johnson, close to the Kimbell art museum and the Modern art museum, with which it forms an exceptional trio.
The Amon Carter collection is dedicated to American art from early 19th century onward and includes sculptures and paintings by artists such as Cole, Remington, Sargent, O’ Keeffe, Homer and Calder. The museum also possesses one of the largest collections of American photography, with masterpeces by Ansel Adams, Porter, Stieglitz and Warhol, just to name a few.
The Amon Carter museum also organizes temporary exhibitions, guided tours and learning activities for children and adults.
At the museum, a library, a shop and a café are available to the visitors.
The Modern is fully accessible to people with disabilities and also offers wheelchairs free-of-charge.
Photos: cover by Aidan Wakely-Mulroney; 1 by bhart; 2 by Shelley Bernstein; 3 by Kendrick Arnett