Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Itty-Bitty Art

Date/Time

November 21, 2020 to April 17, 2021
10:00 AM until 05:00 PM

This event occurs monthly,

Location

Online with Amon Carter Museum of American Art View map

Additional Information

Description

Museum fun can happen anywhere. Join the Amon Carter Museum virtually each month for Itty-Bitty Art, a free program for infants up to 24 months and their families. Download free resources designed to inspire enriching family experiences with art from an early age. Registration is required and opens at the beginning of each month.

For events that require art kits: Register to receive links to printables and to reserve supply kits for pick up. Limited supply kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Baby Book Guide: Saturday, November 21
Calling all bookworms: Download the Baby Book Guide (available on November 21) for tips, tricks, and suggestions for building a diverse, art-centered bookshelf perfect for cozy reading chairs and playroom explorations.

On the Lookout: Saturday, December 12
I spy with my eye ... The Carter is full of bold artworks just begging for some quality looking time. High-contrast images are helpful tools for visual development, reaching and grasping, building vocabulary skills, and more. Download a pack of printable Collection Contrast Cards and activity ideas (available on December 12) that are sure to catch your baby’s gaze.

Texture Testing! Saturday, January 16
Start a touchy-feely sensory exploration in your house! Play with textures inspired by the Carter’s bumpiest, roughest, smoothest artworks, perfect for sensory bins and tummy time.

Listen Up! Saturday, February 20
What’s that sound? Use your ears and make music inspired by the Carter’s noisiest artworks, perfect for playtime and naptime alike.

Fine Motor Fun: Saturday, March 20
Let’s get those little fingers moving! Practice pushing, pulling, sorting, and squishing with these baby-friendly games inspired by colorful works of art in the Carter’s collection.

Light and Space: Saturday, April 17
Fun is on the horizon! Search, reach, grasp, and play with light and space in this month’s baby games, inspired by diverse Carter artworks.