Hours: Tues-Sat, 10am-5pm; Sundays, noon-5pm
What exactly is “American Art” you ask? Well, it’s everything from quaint nature scenes to pure abstraction, and the Amon Carter makes a heroic effort to hit all the high points.
Hours: Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm; Fri-Sat, 9am-8pm; Sundays, noon-5pm
If you enjoy scenes of the Old West (c’mon you’re in Texas, of course you do), then the Sid Richardson Museum is a must. Cowboys, (American) Indians, prairie landscape, and all combinations of them as depicted by two greats of American art, Frederic Remington and Charles M. Russell.
Hours: Mon-Wed, 9am-5pm; Thursdays, 9am-5pm; Fridays, 9am-5pm; Saturdays, 10am-5pm; Sundays, 1pm-5pm
Never thought you would hear the words "Irving" and "Art" in a sentence together? Neither did I until I discovered the Irving Arts Center. There are four galleries, a sculpture garden, and a variety of stage plays and musicals events (the events are not free).