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The Big Drawing Class
Feb 24, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

From the Vault
Mar 03, 2012

This class takes a close, behind-the-scenes look at selected works from the Modern's vault, includes a special vault tour, and concludes with a short studio project.

Space is limited; registration is required.

Drawing from the Collection
Mar 04, 2012

Join us and become acquainted with the Modern’s collection while developing drawing skills by looking and learning with local artists as they lead informal, basic drawing classes in the galleries. Open to adults at all skill levels. Bring a sketchbook and pencils or purchase materials from The Modern Shop.

Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the front desk.

Mar 08, 2012

The film will be followed by a moderated discussion with special guests.

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Program begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are FREE to the general public and will be distributed on a first come, first served basis beginning at 6:30 p.m. The auditorium seats 248.

For more information, follow Fort Worth Movies That Matter or call 817-392-7525.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Mar 13, 2012

Brooklyn-based artist Byron Kim is known for his monochrome paintings, born out of representation, that seemingly challenge their relationship to abstraction. Faye Hirsch describes his work in an interview with the artist for Art in America, “You see subtle variations of color within the fields.

Mar 24, 2012 - Mar 24, 2012

Join us for a special screening of Glenn Ligon's video The Death of Tom (2008), an abstractionist re-creation of the final scene in Edwin S. Porter's 1903 silent movie Uncle Tom's Cabin, with a soundtrack by experimental jazz musician, pianist, and composer Jason Moran; followed by two films selected by the artist, Paris is Burning (1990) and My Brother's Wedding (1983), with an introduction and enlightening commentary by the Modern's curator, Andrea Karnes.

Saturday, March 24, 11 am - 3 pm

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Mar 27, 2012

Andrea Fraser is an artist currently based in Los Angeles, California, where she is a professor at UCLA in the department of art. She also serves as visiting faculty for the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York. Fraser has used performance, video, and a range of other media to explore the motivations that drive artists, collectors, art dealers, corporate sponsors, museum trustees, and museum visitors from the pursuit of prestige to that of financial investment, to sexual fantasy and self-realization.

Mar 29, 2012

In William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale. Consistently recognized by strangers, the visitors question their very selves as the turmoil escalates. Director Dominic Cooke stages this furiously paced comedy in a contemporary world.

Mar 29, 2012

In William Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors, two sets of twins separated at birth collide in the same city without meeting for one crazy day, as multiple mistaken identities lead to confusion on a grand scale. Consistently recognized by strangers, the visitors question their very selves as the turmoil escalates. Director Dominic Cooke stages this furiously paced comedy in a contemporary world.

Drawing from the Collection
Apr 01, 2012

Join us and become acquainted with the Modern’s collection while developing drawing skills by looking and learning with local artists as they lead informal, basic drawing classes in the galleries. Open to adults at all skill levels. Bring a sketchbook and pencils or purchase materials from The Modern Shop.

Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the front desk.

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