21 12, 2022

Congrats, New Docent Class!

2023-01-27T10:12:35-06:00December 21st, 2022|0 Comments

This Fall, the Sid Richardson Museum education staff embarked on an exciting adventure: a new class of docent volunteers!   New docents looking closely at a Charles Russell painting.   Each year, thousands of visitors to Fort Worth visit the Sid Richardson Museum. Docents, professionally trained volunteers who lead tours for adults and children, share their knowledge and enthusiasm for the artworks, providing a valuable service for our art museum. Based upon need, The Sid offers a docent training program in the interpretation of its collection of artworks by Frederic Remington, Charles Russell, and other western artists. Participating [...]

20 05, 2020

Blast From The Past

2021-08-11T18:19:08-05:00May 20th, 2020|0 Comments

As the museum looks towards how we can reopen in the near future, we thought this would be a great time to look back at where we've been. Let's take a stroll down memory lane. Fort Worth Star-Telegram article, January 23, 1981 Sid Richardson began collecting art in 1942, primarily through Newhouse Galleries in New York, the same art gallery from which Sid's good friend Amon Carter purchased many of his western paintings. During Sid’s life, these artworks lived in his home on San Jose island as well as his suite at the Fort Worth Club. In 1981, [...]