Charley Crockett to Headline Amon Carter Museum’s 4th Annual Party on the Porch

As of last week, the Amon Carter Museum of American Art has announced a Free Outdoor Concert and Art Festival.  The event will take place on Saturday, September 29th.  It will feature Fort Worth's Cut Throat Finches (Fort Worth Weekly’s 2018 Band of the Year) and DJ Austin Patton, with Charley Crockett (named one of the “10 new country artists you need to know” by Rolling Stone) to provide prominent billing with a closer.

The museum will shut down at 5 p.m. It will reopen for Party on the Porch at 6 p.m.

Live music begins at 6:30 p.m.

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Other Outdoor Activities:

  • A picnic table display via youngster's from some of the museum's community parters. This includes the Girl Scouts of Texas Oklahoma Plains and three City of Fort Worth Community Centers.  These are Northside, R. D. Evans and Worth Heights
  • Lawn games
  • Participate via a community mural, as inspired by local artist Sarah Ayala
  • Get your own Fort-Worth-themed t-shirt, screenprinted on the spot by Pan Ector


There will be 12-local food-trucks and they will be serving a delightful variety of dining option for every palate.  You may purchase beer and wine at Central Market's on-site store.  They will also be vending an assortment of food and drinks.

Members of the Amon Carter will have access to a VIP area, which has free drinks and light bites.  This is provided by Righteous Foods for the duration of the evening.

Indoor Activities:
"Party with the Art" and explore the Amon Carter's collection with a galleries tour, make your own pieces, have your caricature made, curate your own gallery space, comment on a community wishing wall for future museum renovations and/or dress up for a selfie


Will Rogers Road will be shut off between Lancaster Avenue and Camp Bowie Boulevard from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the day's event.

Park for free at the UNT Health Science Center lot and the east garage on Clifton Street (just north of the museum).  There will also be designated drop-off and pick-up points for ride sharing on Gendry Street.

Please, no pets.  No outside food.  No outside beverages.

For further information, please call 817.989.5030 or email:  Updates will be provided by social media sites.

Presenting sponsor is the Meador Auto Group.  Other sponsors are Central Market and  Meta Alice Keith Bratten Foundation.

About the Amon Carter Museum of American Art:

Designed by renowned architect Philip Johnson (1906–2005), the Amon Carter opened in 1961 and houses a preeminent collection of American art including painting, photographs, sculpture and works on paper. The paintings collection spans early 19th-century expeditionary art to mid-20th-century Modernism and includes masterworks by artists such as Frederic Church, Stuart Davis, Arthur Dove, Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Georgia O’Keeffe and John Singer Sargent. The museum is one of the nation’s major repositories of American photography from the 19th century to the present and holds the archives of luminaries such as Laura Gilpin, Eliot Porter and Karl Struss. It is also home to nearly 400 works by Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell, the two greatest artists of the American West. Admission is free. Open: Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m.–8 p.m.; Sunday 12–5 p.m. Closed Mondays and major holidays. 

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