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Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 12, 2014

A community celebration using found objects, instruments, and movements


Saturday, July 12th at 1 pm & 3 pm

Sunday, July 13th at 3 pm

Admission free

Grand Lobby

 

Fort Worth musician/composer Austin Patton is collaborating with members of the Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth company to create an interactive music/dance work which allows opportunities for community participation before and/or during the performances.  Drawing inspiration from a variety of artistic traditions rooted in the collection and assembly of objects and movements to create artistic works, the collaborators invite guests from near and far to contribute their own found objects or movements from now through the premiere of the work.   Combining elements of modern day technology-based “crowdsourcing” with elements of post-modern aesthetic traditions (e.g. found object, ready-mades, collage, combines, trash art, junk art, art brut), “Some Assembly Required” enables people with adventurous spirits from anywhere around the world to contribute to a community-based art project through social media connections.

Wonderful Wednesdays
Jul 09, 2014

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works on view at the Modern. Please visit the front desk to sign-up and receive your packet. Attendance is limited to forty participants.

Jul 06, 2014

THE AUGUST 3 TOUR HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

Docent-led tours in Spanish are offered at 2 pm on the first Sunday of each month, when gallery admission is free. These tours are open to the public and do not require prior arrangements.

Docents are also available to conduct private tours in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, and American Sign Language when reservations are made at least two weeks in advance.

Drawing from the Collection for Children
Jul 06, 2014

Two sessions of this free program for children are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises that relate to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited; early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.

Drawing from the Collection
Jul 06, 2014

Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.
First Sundays of the month, 2–3:30 pm

Jun 28, 2014

Join us on Saturday, June 28 and 12 pm for PianoTexas International Academy & Festival's Recital by Piano Teachers. Featured are piano teachers Kristi Baker, Ann DuHamel, Virginia Bigelow, Miho Fisher, May Phang, Tatyana Shrago and Maria Khavin. Admission is FREE. 

In the Moment
Jun 25, 2014

In the Moment at the Modern: A Program for People with Memory Loss
Fourth Wednesdays, 10 am and 2 pm

This special program is designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants experience works of art at the Modern through intimate conversations with docents and thoughtful projects designed by the Museum’s education staff. Two sessions are offered the fourth Wednesday of each month, with space for up 20 participants at both 10 am and 2 pm. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.

In the Moment
Jun 25, 2014

In the Moment at the Modern: A Program for People with Memory Loss
Fourth Wednesdays, 10 am and 2 pm

This special program is designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants experience works of art at the Modern through intimate conversations with docents and thoughtful projects designed by the Museum’s education staff. Two sessions are offered the fourth Wednesday of each month, with space for up 20 participants at both 10 am and 2 pm. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.

Jun 14, 2014

The Modern presents PianoTexas International Academy & Festival Young Artists Concert this Saturday, June 14th from 12 to 1 pm. Admission is FREE. 

Eric Tan (USA) - Bach Fantasy and Fugue in A minor
Yandi Chen (China) - Mozart 8 Variations in F major
Éva Szalai (Hungary) - Rimsky Korsakov Scheherazade
Mikhail Berestnev (Russia) - Debussy Estampes
Azariah Tan (Singapore) - Liszt Hungarian Rhapsody No. 12

Wonderful Wednesdays
Jun 11, 2014

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works on view at the Modern. Please visit the front desk to sign-up and receive your packet. Attendance is limited to forty participants.

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