FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 1, 2015
Fort Worth, TX
Dustin Van Orne
Media Relations Coordinator
817.840.2151

Fort Worth Cultural District Museums and Community Arts Center

Host Day in the District

 

September 26, 2015, from 10 am to 5 pm

 

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Fort Worth's Cultural District is home to many acclaimed museums and cherished community organizations. These institutions are happy to announce the tenth annual Day in the District, a celebration of the rich and diverse cultural offerings in Fort Worth, with exciting, entertaining, and interactive programming and performances.

 

The museums will offer FREE admission, and Fort Worth performing arts organizations, coordinated by the Arts Council, will offer FREE performances in and around the district (schedule to be announced). Outdoor performances and events will entice visitors out among the landscaped grounds. Visitors can park their cars and enjoy events and venues all day, as the district is pedestrian friendly, with a free bus circulator.

 

Two additional institutions will participate this year, the Sid Richardson Museum and The Art Galleries at TCU. Located near the Cultural District, a trip to these institutions on Day in the District will be an added bonus.

 

This festival is designed to invite local residents to enjoy the world-class cultural experiences offered in Fort Worth. It also provides an opportunity for those who are not aware of the various organizations in our community to discover something wonderful and new. Come spend a Day in the District and see Fort Worth's cultural treasures!


Underwriting support provided by Wells Fargo, BNSF, and the Cultural District Alliance.

The Day in the District shuttle is sponsored by Health-e-Care.

Fort Worth Bike Sharing will offer a discount code on bike rentals.

Free parking and water provided by UNTHSC. Website design by Iron Egg.

Media support provided by Star-Telegram, NBC 5, and Fort Worth Child.

 

Exhibitions on view:

 

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Laura Wilson: That Day

Tales from the American West: The Trevor Rees-Jones Collection

Texas Folk Art

Following Day in the District, the Amon Carter will be celebrating the completion of its façade renovation project. Join the museum from 5 to 10 pm for an indoor/outdoor evening of food, music, and fun!

 

Cattle Raisers Museum

Located within the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Historic Fort Worth: Preservation is the Art of the City

Texas Pottery and Sculpture Guild Sale and Exhibit

Weavers' Guild Exhibit

Nick Kirk - with Mike Moffatt and friends

Charles Field, Landscapes of the Southwest, and Beyond

Drawing Narrative by Christopher Troutman 

 

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Bugs, Butterflies, and Birds

Fort Worth Children's Museum

DinoLabs & DinoDig

Energy Blast

9/11 Tribute Exhibit

 

Kimbell Art Museum

The Kimbell's collections range in period from antiquity to the 20th century and include European masterpieces by artists such as Michelangelo, Caravaggio, and Monet.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

 

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame

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 American West, and fosters an appreciation of the ideals and spirit of self-reliance they inspire.

 

Sid Richardson Museum

Remington & Russell, Retold

 

The Art Galleries at TCU

Fort Worth Contemporary Arts: Drawings by Sandra Vásquez de la Horra

Moudy Gallery: Biannual Faculty Exhibition

 

Contact information for individual institutions:

Amon Carter Museum of American Art

Tracy Greene

817.989.5067

 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Larinda Smith

817.871.7966

 

Fort Worth Community Arts Center

Katie Cooke

817.298.3026

 

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History

Rebecca Rodriguez

817.255.9411

 

Kimbell Art Museum

Jessica Brandrup
817.332.8451 ext. 241

 

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Dustin Van Orne

817.840.2151

 

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame
Sherry Flow

817.509.8981

 

Sid Richardson Museum

Leslie Thompson

817.332.6554

 

The Art Galleries at TCU

Sara-Jayne Parsons

817.257.2707

 

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