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Amon Carter Museum

Amon Carter Museum

3501 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions

(817) 738-1933


A moment captured in time leaves the viewer free to fill in the story. Let your imagination roam as you view the art attractions at the Amon Carter Museum, where you'll find 30,000 prints by 400 photographers. Significant works in other media by Georgia O'Keeffe, John Singer Sargent and Alexander Calder are also on display.

The Amon Carter Museum of American Art was opened in 1961. A self-made man by the name of Amon G. Carter had expressed his desire to build a public institution to house his art collection. Although he never saw the museum come to be, Carter's will provided for the establishment of the expanding institution.

The museum's first director, Mitchell A. Wilder, had a broad vision in mind while building the Carter Museum's art collection. Wilder wanted to expand the museum's collection to feature paintings, sculptures, works on paper, photographs and books that would tell the story of the "successive frontiers" of American history through various styles and subjects.

Today, the museum houses approximately 700 works of art by artists like Alexander Calder, Thomas Cole, Stuart Davis, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Georgia O'Keeffe, John Singer Sargent, Charles Demuth, Martin Johnson Heade and Alfred Stieglitz. The museum is also home to one of the most extensive photography collections, featuring more than 30,000 prints by 400 photographers. Some of the photographers featured are by Laura Gilpin, Eliot Porter and Karl Struss. The museum also boasts a 160-seat auditorium, a library with 40,000 volumes and the only one between the two coasts to have the 7,500 microform reels of the Archive of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts

Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts

1440 N Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76164   Directions

(817) 624-8333


See what the fuss is about at the Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts, an award-winning endeavor that explores Latino arts and culture. The entertainment complex includes outdoor plaza and art gallery, which are used for performances and receptions.

Artes de la Rosa Cultural Center for the Arts is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the art and culture of the Latino community and its history. The theater has become an award winning establishment due to its children's programming and its critically acclaimed performances.

Some of the awards and accolades include the 2003 Fort Worth Weekly "Best Of" award for Best Arts Experience for Kids, the 2007 Fort Worth Weekly "Best Performing Arts Organization" award, the theater was designated an American Masterpiece by the Texas Commission for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts in 2008 and from 2005 to 2008 the theater was honored at the Kennedy Center Awards for its stand-out ethnic specific performing arts focus.

The Rose Marine Theater offers an intimate setting for the audience and is capable of seating 254 people. An outdoor plaza and art gallery reside near the theater, utilized for performances and receptions.

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Bass Performance Hall

Bass Performance Hall

4th and Calhoun St
Fort Worth, TX 76102   Directions

(817) 212-4325


Join the cultural movement with the rest of the city at the Bass Performance Hall, the center of Fort Worth's arts and entertainment district. The Hall is home to notable ensembles like the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater and Fort Worth Opera.

The Bass Performance Hall serves as a permanent home to the major arts of Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, Texas Ballet Theater, Fort Worth Opera and the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition and Cliburn Concerts all perform at Bass Hall. The performance hall also welcomes other acts to contribute to the cultural education of its audiences. The 2,056-seat hall was a privately funded endeavor and is now considered the crown jewel of Fort Worth's cultural district, the third largest cultural district in the nation.

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Casa Mañana Theatre

Casa Mañana Theatre

3101 W Lancaster Ave
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions

(817) 332-2272


If you love Broadway musicals and renditions of favorite stories and fairy tales, the Casa Mañana Theatre delivers. The playhouse is known for well-known productions like "Hairspray" and "The Wizard of Oz."

The Casa Manana Theatre is located in the Fort Worth Cultural District. The theater produces Broadway plays like "Hairspray" and "Evita." In 1962, the theater began a program for children called the Children's Playhouse. Over 150,000 children a year see performances like "Snow White and the Seven Dwarves," "Brer Rabbit" and "The Wizard of Oz."

Casa Manana established a theater school shortly after the Children's Playhouse began. The Casa Manana Theatre School holds acting, musical theater, dance and voice lessons for children four and older. The school is now one of the largest of its kind in the nation.

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Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

1300 Gendy St
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions

(817) 738-1938


Celebrate the arts at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, the epicenter of the artistic community in Fort Worth. Here, you'll find a sampling of expressions in dance, music, theater, opera and the studio arts

The 77,000 square foot Fort Worth Community Arts Center showcases artists in the fields of dance, theater, studio art, music, opera and poetry. The center's endeavor is to make its exhibitions, performances, workshops, classrooms and office spaces more accessible to regional artists and arts organizations. The works of contemporary, visual and performing artists are featured for the celebration of ideas and creativity, and the benefit of the audiences.

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Jubilee Theatre

Jubilee Theatre

506 Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76102   Directions

(817) 338-4411


Discover theatrical entertainment through the lens of the African-American experience at the Jubilee Theatre. Superior educational programs and community outreach efforts make the Jubilee a leader in the artistic community.

The Jubilee Theater produces musicals and plays with universal meanings that reflect the African-American experience. Since opening in 1981, the theater has doubled its budget, increased its body of work, and has a growing audience. Jubilee performs works like "Travelin' Shoes" and "The Tempest" for over 15,000 people annually. The theater started an educational program that has reached over 38,000 students in the Fort Worth Independent School District. Through its work and community outreach, the Jubilee Theater has become an artistic community leader.

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Kimbell Art Museum

Kimbell Art Museum

3333 Camp Bowie Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions

(817) 332-8451


Take a stroll through a building that is considered by many to be one of the most outstanding architectural accomplishments of modern times. The Kimbell Art Museum is a work of art itself, presenting just 350 art pieces by art-world heavyweights like Picasso, Caravaggio, Rembrandt and Monet.

The Kimbell Art Museum houses a small, 350-piece collection of European, Asian and Pre-Columbian art works. Some of the works featured are by artists like Picasso, Caravaggio, Rembrandt and Monet. Assyrian, Greek and Roman antiquities from the classical period are also on display at the museum. The library at the museum holds over 42,000 volumes for student and historian research.

The museum has a full schedule of programs for the public to gain appreciation for its collection. Special exhibitions include symposia from guest speakers; lectures by professional staff, regional artists and guest scholars; films on art; a book club; summer camps for kids and family festivals and gallery guides. Workshops are offered for people of all ages to expand their knowledge and enjoyment of art.

The Kimbell Art Museum designed by Louis Kahn is considered to be one of the most outstanding architectural accomplishments of modern times. The design of vaulted ceilings and slit-like skylights allows natural light to illuminate the museum and showcase the beauty of the building. The museum's landscaping adds to the beauty of the epic structure with a pool-lined yard and a grove of Yaopon holly trees inhabiting the courtyard. This combination of design and landscaping has earned the Kimbell Art Museum many awards and critical acclaim.

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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

3200 Darnell St
Fort Worth, TX 76107   Directions

(817) 738-9215


Basque in the natural light and modern art at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. Works by Anselm Kiefer, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Gerhard Richter, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol are rotated periodically to showcase the 2,600-piece collection.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth houses a variety of post-World War II art and is considered one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary art in the central United States. The permanent collections includes pieces by Anselm Kiefer, Robert Motherwell, Pablo Picasso, Jackson Pollock, Gerhard Richter, Susan Rothenberg, Richard Serra, Andres Serrano, Cindy Sherman and Andy Warhol. The museum often rotates exhibits in order to eventually feature all of its 2,600 objects. The building was designed specifically to utilize natural light in the 53,000 square feet of gallery space.

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Pantagleize Theatre Company

Pantagleize Theatre Company

4621 Cooper St
Arlington, TX 76017   Directions

(817) 718-4339


Gain a world-wide perspective on the performance arts with the Pantagleize Theatre Company. Besides U.S. productions, the theater stages plays from France, Poland, Holland, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, Ireland and Romania.

The Pantagleize Theatre Group brings rare plays of international significance to Fort Worth. The theater has produced plays from France, Poland, Holland, Mexico, Norway, South Africa, Ireland, Romania and the United States. Since its beginning in 2002, Pantagleize has receive grants from organizations like the Arts Council of Fort Worth and Tarrant County, the City of Fort Worth and the Amon G. Carter Foundation. The Pantagleize Theatre Company encourages personal and artistic growth to both its performers and audiences through its culturally diverse body of work.

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Sid Richardson Museum

Sid Richardson Museum

309 Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76102   Directions

(817) 332-6554


View the works of the "titans of Western art," Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell at the Sid Richardson Museum. The works featured showcase the reality of the American West.

Stage West Theatre

Stage West Theatre

821 W Vickery Blvd
Fort Worth, TX 76104   Directions

(817) 784-9378


Depart from the ordinary at the Stage West Theatre, a renown regional theater company that produces a variety of entertainment each year, including works by Shakespeare, Broadway plays, musicals, original plays and world premiers.

Stage West is a professional theater company that strives to cultivate the artistic development of actors, directors, designers, playwrights and to present a wide range of shows to broaden the theatrical experience of patrons.

Stage West has produced 198 shows including 180 plays, 18 musicals, works by Shakespeare, Broadway plays, musicals, original plays and world premiers. The theater has become a respected institution among American regional theaters.

The theater is part of the non-profit Allied Theatre Group. Stage West seats up to 150 guests, has a lobby, a dining area and a popular dinner service.

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