Frequently Asked Questions

How can I get information about Museum events?
You can sign up for the Museum’s email newsletter and receive notice of exhibitions and other events of interest. Newsletter

How can I become involved in the Museum?
The Museum depends heavily on volunteers willing to donate their time, talents and skills to help us fulfill our mission.  You can sign up here , email us at , or contact the Museum at 817.275.4600 for more information.

Can I rent space at the Museum for events?
We welcome inquiries about renting our facilities for your special event, whether it is a wedding, party, banquet or business meeting. Contact the Museum at 817.275.4600 for more information. Facility Rental

Do you offer tours of the Museum and current exhibits?
For some exhibits, tours facilitated by a docent are available for a group of five or more persons by contacting the Museum at 817.275.4600 at least 24 hours in advance.  

Is the Museum handicapped accessible?
Parking and sidewalk ramps are available at both the Main Street and Gene Allen Park (side) entrances. Our elevator serves all levels of the Museum from the Rooftop Gallery to the lower level Ampitheater/Education Center. Additionally, restrooms located on the first floor are handicapped accessible. Those with special needs may make arrangements in advance by contacting the Museum at 817.275.4600.

What does the Museum offer for children?
The AMA is a family friendly museum. Children are always welcome, accompanied by an adult.

Each Spring, we host Youth Art Month in collaboration with the Arlington Independent School District’s (AISD’s) Youth Encounters Program.

The Museum also offers a Children’s Summer Art Camp.

I have a piece of art. Can the Musuem appraise it?
The AMA does not provide appraisal services. We suggest that you contact a local professional or visit the International Society of Appraiser’s web site:

Does the Museum buy pieces from private parties or artists?
Our focus is on presenting traveling exhibitions to North Texas, therefore, the AMA does not maintain a permanent collection, and as such, we do not purchase work from anyone.