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Hours of Operation

Admission to the Museum is always free

Museum Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 5PM
Friday – Saturday: 9AM – 8PM
Sunday: 12PM – 5PM

Closed Easter, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Day.

Closed at 4PM on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.

Museum Store Hours
Monday – Thursday: 9AM – 6PM
Friday – Saturday: 9AM – 8PM
Sunday: 12PM – 5PM

Location

Perfectly Located in Fort Worth

309 Main St
Fort Worth, TX 76102

The Sid Richardson Art Museum is located in the heart of downtown Fort Worth, in Historic Sundance Square. The Museum is close to the best of Fort Worth’s restaurant and entertainment offerings and is within walking distance of the Fort Worth Convention Center, Bass Performance Hall, and the Sundance Square Plaza.

Parking

Bring your parking ticket for free validation.

Validated parking is available in all of the Sundance Square parking garages.

Sundance Garage I is located at 201 Commerce, immediately north of 2nd Street. Sundance Garage II is located in the 400 block of Calhoun Street.

Free weekday valet parking is available on the west side of Main Street at 3rd Street.  Please bring your claim ticket to the Museum for validation.

Tours

The Museum offers docent-guided tours of our collection of Western art every Tuesday and Saturday at 2:00. Our regularly scheduled tours are FREE and open to the general public without reservations.

In addition, docent-guided tours, including school tours, can be scheduled for your group of 10 to 50 people. All guided tours are approximately one hour. The Sid Richardson Art Museum also houses a studio classroom where tour groups (kindergarten – 12th grade) can experience hands-on activities aligned with docent-guided tours.

Requests for a Guided Tour must be placed at least three weeks in advance so that a tour can be tailored for your group.

Would you like to take a tour?

For additional information regarding any of our tour options:

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Programs

Educational and fun events for children and adults

The Museum offers a variety of events that are designed to enhance the experience and understanding of our patrons.

Adult Programs

The Museum has a variety of programs and events from lectures and in-depth engagements with the collection to movies and hands-on activities. All of our adult programs are designed to enhance and enrich the Museum experience for adults.

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Kids & Families

The Museum offers special Family Programs and events to engage and entertain the entire family. From tours that can be enriched by hands-on studio activities to Spring Break and Summer Camp programs, there is something going on year-round.

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Teen Programs

Teen’s Workshops are specially designed to engage young people aged 14-17 who are interested in art history and art making. They include spending time with the collection and exhibits, as well as hands-on activities in our studio classroom such as drawing, painting, and printmaking.

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Educators

The Museum has gathered and developed a variety of educator resources to support schools in their art education. Books, web resources, and interdisciplinary lessons that reference curriculum standards and primary source materials enhance every learning experience.

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Additional Information

Museum Policies

The following policies are in place to protect the artwork and ensure that everyone has an enjoyable visit:

  • To help us preserve the collection we ask you not to touch the works of art. Please keep about two feet distance from the works of art.
  • Photography is encouraged! Please remember to turn off your flash when taking pictures in the galleries. Tripods and selfie sticks are not allowed. Don’t forget to share your photo on Facebook or Instagram @sidrichardsonmuseum.
  • We ask that all children be supervised by an adult.
  • Strollers are welcome, however they must be operated by an adult.
  • Trained service animals are welcome in the Museum (as defined by the ADA), however all other pets are not permitted at any time.
  • Smoking is not permitted in the Museum.
  • Weapons are not permitted in the Museum.
  • Museum visitors are required to wear shirts and shoes

FAQ

Can I use images from the Museum in my book, article, movie, product etc.?2019-12-18T18:33:44-06:00

Reproduction Rights are available for scholarly and commercial projects.

Are the paintings originals?2020-01-08T16:17:18-06:00

The paintings on exhibition in the Gallery are all originals. The prints for sale in the Museum Store are high-quality reproductions. The Cowboys Coming to Town for Christmas print is an original, numbered, limited edition print that was pulled from the wood block used to illustrate the engraving of Frederic Remington’s Cowboys Coming to Town for Christmas.

How much is admission?2019-12-18T18:32:01-06:00

Admission to the Museum is always free.

Is parking available?2019-12-18T18:31:38-06:00

Validated parking is available in all of the Sundance Square parking garages. Sundance Garage I is located at 201 Commerce, immediately north of 2nd Street. Sundance Garage II is located in the 400 block of Calhoun Street. Free weekday valet parking is available on the west side of Main Street at 3rd Street. Please bring your claim ticket to the Museum for validation.

Are there tours available?2019-12-18T18:31:05-06:00

The Museum offers a variety of free public tours.

Can you tell me about a work of art that I own or what it is worth?2019-12-18T18:30:04-06:00

The Museum does not perform identifications, authentications, or appraisals. You can find a certified appraiser at www.appraisers.org or www.isa-appraisers.org.

Can I take a photograph or record video in the gallery?2020-02-21T09:54:00-06:00

Photography is permitted for personal use only. Please remember to turn off the flash. Monopods, tripods, selfie sticks, and video recording are not permitted in the gallery. Reproduction Rights are available for scholarly and commercial projects. Prints, posters, and postcards of Museum paintings are available in the Museum Store.

Information Desk

Staff in the Museum store is available to assist guests with information, directions, and museum store purchases.

First Aid

In case of an accident or emergency, please contact a security officer.

Food and Packages

Food and beverages, packages, umbrellas, backpacks, and briefcases must be left at the security  desk.

Restrooms

Restrooms and drinking fountains are located in group entry hallway.

Wheelchair

The Museum is wheelchair accessible and one is available for use. Please ask security.