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Meaghan Colvin
A&E Editor

-----Photo courtesy of the Kimbell Art Museum----- Caravaggio’s painting, “The Cardsharps” (1595), is part of the permanent collection of the Kimbell Art Museum in Fort Worth. The Kimbell Art Museum is one of nine Fort Worth museums offering free admission, performances and other activities to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24.

On Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., nine museums will offer free admission and free performances in and around their locations. Free transportation within the Cultural District will be provided by the Fort Worth Transportation Authority. Take a look and see if any, if not all, of these museums entice you:

Amon Carter Museum of American Art: This gallery holds a wide collection of American art, dating from the 1820s to the present time.

Botanical Research Institute of Texas: BRIT, an international scientific research and learning center, shares knowledge about the plant world to enhance our world.

Fort Worth Botanical Garden: The oldest botanical garden in Texas, this piece of paradise is a 109-acre living museum displaying over 2500 species of native and exotic plants. Just be aware, admission to the Japanese Gardens is an additional fee.

Fort Worth Community Arts Center: Immerse yourself in creativity by participating in a variety of arts at this museum including dance, theatre, studio art, music, poetry and opera.

Fort Worth Museum of Science and History: In addition to the Science and History Museum, make sure to check out the Omni Theatre and Noble Planetarium.

Kimbell Art Museum: Containing less than 350 works but utterly renowned, this museum of international art displays collections ranging from antiquities to 20th-century contemporary art.

Log Cabin Village: LCV educates and aspires to build connections to the 19th century Texas by providing sensory experiences that are engaging, accurate and as authentic as possible.

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth: This exhibition collects and presents post-World War II art in all media, one of the most leading collections of modern and contemporary art in the central United States.

National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame: Make Annie Oakley proud and visit the museum that dedicates itself to the preservation and sharing of the American cowgirl and her lifestyle.

Make Forth Worth your destination of choice this Saturday, and enjoy free admission to a variety of art and cultural exhibitions, activities and performances throughout the day.

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