Beat the Heat & Explore the Cultural District
The kids are back in school, but this school year looks different than normal. If you’re looking for something that the whole family can enjoy, supplement a field trip for a day discovering one of the Camp Bowie District’s museums.
Admission is free. The experience is priceless. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art explores the diversity and complexity of American creativity through their expansive collection and exciting exhibitions.
The Amon Carter Museum is currently featuring exhibits such as Acting Out: Cabinet Cards and the Making of Modern Photography as well as Texas Made Modern: The Art of Everett Spruce until November 1. Check out their website for more information on upcoming events.
Sunday: Noon–5 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Thursday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is a leader in collecting, showing, and interpreting art from the 1940s to the present. In addition to 53,000 square feet of soaring, light-filled gallery space and landscaped grounds with outdoor sculptures, the museum features a reflecting pond, theater, education center, gift shop, and café, creating a thriving hub for our community and beyond.
The Modern is currently featuring a Mark Bradford exhibition through January 10, 2021, focused on his monumental works of abstract paintings and collages centered around end papers. Coming November 6 is an exhibit exploring the works of contemporary artist Marina Adams. Check out their website for more information on upcoming events.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m.–8 p.m.
Saturday, Sunday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
$16: Adults (18+)
$12: Seniors (60+) and Active/Retired Military Personnel & First Responders with ID
$10: Students with ID
Free under 18
Founded to “encourage art in Fort Worth and Texas,” The Kimbell has pieces of “definitive excellence” and of “the highest possible aesthetic quality” from all over the world, and it is the perfect place to develop an extreme appreciation for the arts.
Today, you can enjoy the 350 piece collection including paintings, sculptures, ceramics and scrolls. The Kimbell will be featuring an exhibition of Queen Nefertari’s Egypt on November 15, 2020. Check out their website for more details.
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Friday: Noon-8 p.m.
Sunday: Noon-5 p.m.
Free for Kimbell members
$18 for adults
$16 for seniors and students
$14 for ages 6–11
Free for children under 6
*Visitors are encouraged to purchase exhibition tickets online; tickets may also be purchased on-site. Members may bypass the ticket line and show their member ID card to enter the special exhibition.
*Half price tickets on Tuesdays all day, Fridays after 5. Not available online; please purchase at the museum.
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame honors and celebrates women, past and present, whose lives exemplify the courage, resilience and independence that helped shape the West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.
Current exhibitions include the Kit Moncrief Galleries and It’s Never Just a Horse™ as well as the Hitting the Mark: Cowgirls and Wild West Shows Galleries. Check out their website for more information on upcoming exhibits.
Tuesday – Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday & Monday: Closed
First Responders – Free with paid admission
Adults – $10
Seniors (age 65+) & Military – $7
Children (age 4-12) – $4
Children age 3 and under – Free with paid admission
**Cowgirl Family Special (2 adults & up to 4 children age 4-12) $28**
Dedicated to lifelong learning and anchored by our rich collections, the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History engages our diverse community through creative, vibrant programs and exhibits interpreting science and the stories of Texas and the Southwest.
Select programs and galleries are open due to COVID-19. Click here for all the adventures to be had!
Thursday– Saturday: 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Sunday- Wednesday: Closed
Military/Veterans/First Responders: $7
Educators: one free ticket per ID
Children (0-5 years) : free
Ages 5+: $9