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Magnolia at the Modern
Nov 23, 2012

"Winner of a 2012 SXSW Film Festival audience award, Brooklyn Castle is an irresistibly uplifting doc..." Joe Leydon, Variety. Amidst financial crises and unprecedented public school budget cuts, Brooklyn Castle takes an intimate look at the challenges and triumphs facing members of a junior high school's champion chess team.
101 minutes

Oct 17, 2012

Perfume Genius is Mike Hadreas, a Seattle songwriter whose jarring 2010 debut album, Learning, was called "an album of rare, redemptive beauty...one of the most uniquely endearing and quietly forceful debut albums of recent years" by Drowned In Sound, and established him as one of the most singular songwriters today. The bulk of Learning sprung from a time of self-imposed isolation in his mother's suburban home following a period of

Sep 22, 2012 - Sep 22, 2012

Day in the District is a celebration of the rich and diverse cultural organizations in Fort Worth, with exciting, entertaining, and interactive programming and performances. The museums, in the Cultural District, offer free admission, and various performing arts organizations offer free performances in and around the museums. This festival is designed to invite local residents to enjoy the world-class cultural experiences offered in Fort Worth.

Sep 06, 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.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 21, 2012

The 2012 Modern Dance Festival at The Modern culminates in a beautiful showcase concert in the Grand Lobby, featuring a diverse sampling of American dance from the last 50 years. Special guests include internationally-renowned dance artist Bill Evans (New York), who will perform his own tap version of Gershwin’s “Three Preludes” in addition to a presentation of Daniel Nagrin’s 1958 solo “Blue Man.”

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 21, 2012

Special guest Bill Evans (New York) will reflect on his career and his choreography. Evans is an internationally-recognized choreographer, performer, teacher, analyst, adjudicator, writer, and visionary in the fields of modern dance, contemporary dance, and dance education. Recent honors include: Dance Teacher Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Utah College of Fine Arts Distinguished Dance Alumnus Award, Honorary Doctorate from Cornish College of the Arts, and the National High School Dance Festival’s Outstanding Service Award.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 20, 2012

The 2012 Modern Dance Festival at The Modern culminates in a beautiful showcase concert in the Grand Lobby, featuring a diverse sampling of American dance from the last 50 years. Special guests include internationally-renowned dance artist Bill Evans (New York), who will perform his own tap version of Gershwin’s “Three Preludes” in addition to a presentation of Daniel Nagrin’s 1958 solo “Blue Man.”

Art Camp
Jul 20, 2012

The Modern's unique programs for young artists emphasize learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful art activities inspired by the current exhibition. This introduces students to some of the complex and challenging concepts and practices behind modern and contemporary art. Distinguished area artists are invited to design and lead art activities based on the art in the galleries. Activities encompass everything from art making in the traditional sense to interdisciplinary exploration.

Art Camp
Jul 19, 2012

The Modern's unique programs for young artists emphasize learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful art activities inspired by the current exhibition. This introduces students to some of the complex and challenging concepts and practices behind modern and contemporary art. Distinguished area artists are invited to design and lead art activities based on the art in the galleries. Activities encompass everything from art making in the traditional sense to interdisciplinary exploration.

Art Camp
Jul 18, 2012

The Modern's unique programs for young artists emphasize learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful art activities inspired by the current exhibition. This introduces students to some of the complex and challenging concepts and practices behind modern and contemporary art. Distinguished area artists are invited to design and lead art activities based on the art in the galleries. Activities encompass everything from art making in the traditional sense to interdisciplinary exploration.

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