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Special Event: Children, For the Family, General
Big Blue Blocks by Imagination Playground™
Now through September 2nd - Big Blue Blocks by Imagination Playground™ is an exhibit for open ended, creative play where kids build a new world every day. Using soft blocks of different sizes and shapes, you can make objects like tractors, animals, and rob...
American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 9am-5pm
Art: Museum, Family/Child (Books), Children
Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog
Adventures with Clifford The Big Red Dog™ transports visitors to the world of Clifford, Emily Elizabeth and all of the residents of Birdwell Island. Explore many locations from Birdwell Island including: Birdwell Island Ferry, Emily Elizabeth's Backyard Th...
Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum
Hidden Treasures: Celebrating 75 Years
It’s an exhibit unlike any other filled with iconic artifacts from a teaching collection which has inspired generations. From period rooms showcasing life in a bygone era to Texas History artifacts to a spectacular array of ceremonial masks from around th...
Fort Worth Museum of Science & History
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/28/17 - Fri 9/1/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: History/Science, Museum, For the Family
When the Earth Shakes
Hold on tight! Get ready for earthquakes and tsunamis! Jump on the Quake Karaoke platform and match an earthquake seismogram! Build your structure, set it on a “beach,” and launch a wave in the 16-ft Tsunami Tank! Then replay the impact in slow-mo and im...
American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-5pm
Tue 8/29/17 - Sat 9/2/17 at 9am-5pm
Special Event: Expo/Trade Show
27th Annual Fall Fort Worth - Texas Home & Garden Show
Give your home and garden a fresh face this fall! Head over to the 27th Annual Fall Fort Worth – Texas Home & Garden Show at Will Rogers Memorial Center and explore the latest indoor and outdoor trends and solutions with hundreds of companies from across t...
Will Rogers Memorial Center
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 2pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 10am
Sun 8/20/17 at 11am
Art: Museum, Painting
Abstract Texas: Midcentury Modern Painting
This exhibition presents the work of some of Texas’s most significant contributors to mid-twentieth century modernism—Jack Boynton, Ben L. Culwell, Seymour Fogel, Michael Frary, George Grammer, Robert O. Preusser, and Donald Weismann. Although geographical...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Drawings/Works on Paper, Social Event
Adult Coloring Club
Join us for our weekly adult coloring club. Bring your coloring books and supplies, settle into one of our workspaces with other coloring fanatics. You just pay our regular open studio rates and come relax for an hour before the kids get out of school or a...
Wonderfully Made Craft Studio
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 1pm-2pm
Fri 8/25/17 at 1pm-2pm
Fri 9/1/17 at 1pm-2pm
Fri 9/8/17 at 1pm-2pm
Art: Gallery, Art Show
Ben Willis: CANDY MAN | CANDY CASTLE
August 2 – Sept 9 (Opening Reception: Saturday, Aug 5, 6:00pm-9:00pm) Phoenix-based artist Ben Willis is curating an interactive exhibition inspired by the childhood-favorite game Candy Land. CANDY MAN & CANDY CASTLE will showcase highly-acclaimed national...
Fort Works Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 11am-5pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 11am-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 at 11am-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 at 11am-5pm
Wed 8/23/17 at 11am-5pm
Art: Museum
Darryl Lauster: Trace
For his sculptural installation Trace, Texas-based artist Darryl Lauster (b. 1969) created ten fragmentary Carrara marble tablets and carved phrases in them using a font reminiscent of monuments. The blocks of stone seemingly speak essential truths—such as...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Dornith Doherty: Archiving Eden
Over the last nine years, North Texas photographer Dornith Doherty has traveled the globe to construct a visual meditation on the planet’s botanical diversity by showcasing the work of international seed banks and sharing the pure aesthetic pleasure of see...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Doug Aitken: Electric Earth
Doug Aitken: Electric Earth is the first survey to comprehensively examine Aitken’s experimentations across mediums and disciplines, and it is organized as a full collaboration and dialogue with the artist and his studio. From his early multichannel video ...
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 8/19/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankenthaler
Although widely known for her iconic “soak-stain” canvases, Helen Frankenthaler (1928–2011) was an equally inventive printmaker who took risks in a medium not frequently explored by abstract expressionists. Fluid Expressions: The Prints of Helen Frankentha...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Music: Alternative
Henry the Archer at Main at South Side
Alternative rockers, Henry the Archer, are playing at Main at South Side in Fort Worth. Don’t miss out on this awesome show.
Main at South Side
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 9pm-2am
Art: Museum
Highlights From the Permanent Collection
The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Mini...
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 10am-8pm
Sat 8/19/17 - Sun 8/20/17 at 10am-5pm
Art: Museum
Hugh the Hunter
A fitting companion and contradiction to the celebratory exhibitions Wild Spaces, Open Seasons and Caught on Paper, the film Hugh the Hunter engages with contemporary issues of race, class, and the practice of hunting.
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
Music: Alternative, Dance Club, Rock
Incognito
This Texas-based band plays alternative and classic rock as well as dance hits.
Eagles Nest Sports Grill
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17
Art: Gallery, Museum
Legacy
Legacy depicts the clash of cultures of the 19th century American West. The legacy of conflicts among cowboys, soldiers, explorers and Indigenous Americans during westward expansion continues to impact America today. The exhibition also celebrates Sid Rich...
Sid Richardson Museum
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 9am-8pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Mon 8/21/17 - Thu 8/24/17 at 9am-5pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 9am-8pm
Sun 8/27/17 at 12pm-5pm
Music: Americana/Roots, Live Music in Bar/Club, Rock
Leopold & His Fiction
Led by singer, songwriter and guitarist Daniel James, the Austin, Texas, band plays music that fuses elements of blues, folk-rock, garage rock, and roots music into a style that feels at once rough and cohesive.
Shipping & Receiving Bar
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 9pm
Comedy: Stand Up Comedy
Matthew Broussard
Hyena's Comedy Nightclub
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 at 8:30pm and 10:30pm
Sat 8/19/17 at 8pm and 10:30pm
Art: Museum
Nature/Culture
We often think of nature as that which stands beyond humanity and culture as that which reflects people’s achievements. But rarely is the matter so simple. This exhibition explores different facets of the dichotomy. Besides reflecting on how nature counter...
Amon Carter Museum of American Art
Fort Worth, TX

Fri 8/18/17 - Sat 8/19/17 at 10am-5pm
Sun 8/20/17 at 12pm-5pm
Tue 8/22/17 - Wed 8/23/17 at 10am-5pm
Thu 8/24/17 at 10am-8pm
Fri 8/25/17 - Sat 8/26/17 at 10am-5pm
    

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