The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails in the museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends and enjoy diverse live performances, unique cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm (regular gallery admission applies). Gallery admission is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders during First Fridays at the Modern.
June 30 – The Dance of Reality, 2013
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s film The Dance of Reality, 2013, was recommended by recent Tuesday Evenings lecturer Sina Najafi, editor-in-chief of Cabinet magazine and the editorial director of Cabinet Books, who presented a special project based on the work of Gordon Matta-Clark.
June 25, 3-5 pm
Using essays from “The Anxiety of Photography” exhibition and catalogue as springboards for an ongoing discussion on photography both in and out of art, participants should read three texts by Matthew Thompson, Anne Ellegood, and Jenelle Porter considering how anxiety and desire relate to the fulfillment of photography.
“The Object Lost and Found,” Matthew Thompson
“The Photographic Paradox,” Anne Ellegood
“Why Red Cabbage?,” Jenelle Porter
June 23 – Exhibition, 2013
The film Exhibition, 2013, was enthusiastically recommended by artist Janet Zweig, who delivered a Tuesday Evenings at the Modern lecture in spring 2015.
In this special program designed for people with hearing loss, participants experience works of art at the Modern through intimate conversation with specially-trained docents and student-ASL interpreters. Offered the fourth Tuesday of each month, with limited space for participants at 10 am, each program lasts 90 minutes and includes a gallery activity. Please make reservations at least a week in advance by calling 817.840.2118. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.
Fourth Tuesdays, 10 am
YOUNG ARTISTS RECITAL
Ádám Balogh – Hungary, 17
(2013 Grand Winner, Piano Talents International Piano Competition, Italy)
-----Chopin: Etude in C major, Op. 10 No. 1
-----Scriabin: Etude in D-flat major, Op. 8 No. 10
Ruixue Zhang – China, 21
(2015 National Winner, Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Piano Competition, USA)
----- Schubert: Klavierstücke No. 2 in E-flat major, D 946
Reservations necessary, seating is limited. Beginning Tuesday, June 2, please call or visit the museum's admission desk during operating hours, 817.738.9215.
TEACHERS & AMATEURS RECITAL
Joel Goodman – USA, Cell Biologist (Texas)
----- Chopin: Ballade No. 3 in A-flat major, Op. 47
Hyekyung Lee – Korea, Private Piano Teacher (Michigan)
----- Chopin: Sonata No. 3 in B minor, Op. 58, 1st Movement
Gerrit Pronske – USA, Attorney (Texas)
----- Chopin: Nocturne in D-flat major, Op. 27 No. 2
Changxin Guan – China, Associate Professor of Piano (Beijing)
----- Chopin: Ballade No. 4 in F minor, Op. 52
This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a story and short gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works in the Modern’s collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.