Explore Fort Worth Museums for FREE on Day In The District, September 24, 2011
She Is Dallas Info: Enjoy free admission to all of the museums listed below on September 24, 2011. Many of Fort Worth’s cultural organizations will also offer free performances in and around the museum. The T will provide complimentary transportation, making a continuous loop throughout the Cultural District from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Check out the MAP for information on the scheduled stops.
Participating Destinations include:
- Amon Carter Museum of American Art, 3501 Camp Bowie Blvd, 817-738-1933. The Amon Carter Museum of American Art continues in its mission to acquire and display the finest examples of American art and to enlighten minds through its programs, exhibitions, and publications ”the vision Mr. Carter first articulated some fifty years ago.
- Botanical Research Institute of Texas, 1700 University Drive, 817-332-4441. The Botanical Research Institute of Texas is an international scientific research and learning center focused on conservation and knowledge sharing. BRIT shares knowledge about the plant world to enhance life for people and all living things. With knowledge comes a sense of care and stewardship for our environment.
- Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, 817-871-7686 (Japanese Garden has a fee). The Fort Worth Botanic Garden, the oldest botanic garden in Texas, is a lush 109-acre tapestry of dappled shade and vibrant splashes of color. A peaceful haven nestled in the heart of Fort Worth's Cultural District, the Garden is home to over 2,500 species of native and exotic plants that flourish in its 23 specialty gardens.
- Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St., 817-738-1938. At the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, we celebrate our community's diversity through the arts and showcase the talents of regional artists. Our 77,000 square foot facility offers performance, exhibition spaces and event spaces for rent. Designed for adults and children alike, the Center offers a place for the celebration and creation of ideas including Dance, Theater, Studio art, Music, Opera, and Poetry.
- Fort Worth Museum of Science and History, 1600 Gendy St., 817-255-9300 (Omni Theater and Noble Planetarium will have an additional charge). 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.
- Kimbell Art Museum,3333 Camp Bowie Blvd., 817-332-8451. A small collection of less than 350 works, the Kimbell Art Museum hails with the quality of its works. The Museum's holdings range in period from antiquity to the 20th century, including European masterpieces from Fra Angelico and Caravaggio to CÃ©zanne and Matisse, and important collections of Egyptian, Near Eastern, Greek, and Roman antiquities, as well as Asian, Mesoamerican, and African arts.
- Log Cabin Village, 2100 Log Cabin Village Lane, 817-392-5881. The Log Cabin Village is a living history museum owned and operated by the City of Fort Worth. The Village is devoted to the preservation of Texas heritage and to educate the public through the collection, preservation and interpretation of artifacts. Log Cabin Village aspires to build connections to 19th century Texas by providing educational opportunities and sensory experiences that are engaging, accurate, and as authentic as possible.
- Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St., 817-738-9215. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and interpreting international developments in post “World War II art in all media and creating a welcoming environment for its public appreciation. The Modern promotes understanding and interest in art and artists through curatorial research and publications, and a variety of educational programs, including lectures, guided tours, classes, and workshops.
- National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame, 1720 Gendy St., 817-336-4475. 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.