Fort Worth Children’s Museum

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In 1945, two rooms at De Zavala Elementary School in the Fairmount neighborhood of Fort Worth welcomed the collections of the Fort Worth Children’s Museum. Although the museum had been established in 1939 by the local council of the League of Administrative Women in Education, these two classrooms were the institution’s very first home. Two… Read more »

Amon Carter Museum of Western Art

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In 1961, the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art opened its doors in Fort Worth, Texas. Plans for a museum were left in the will of Amon G. Carter, Sr., who passed away in 1955 after suffering several strokes. His acquisitions, including the work of Charles M. Russell and Frederic Remington, would become part of… Read more »

The Kimbell Art Museum

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You can’t visit DFW without visiting Fort Worth’s Kimbell Art Museum. The museum’s permanent collections are impressive and free to view, and the touring exhibits are exciting and rotated often. This isn’t just a museum for tourists, though. The artistic, the worldly, and the cultured of the Southwest Metroplex pay the Kimbell many a visit… Read more »