This program for children, held on the first Sunday of each month, includes two sessions in order to assure positive interactions and viewing experiences. One session is for ages five to eight and the other is for ages nine to 12. Each free session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s collection. Each child under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils, or purchase supplies in the Modern Shop.
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
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 in the Modern’s collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the front desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.
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The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth proudly present An Evening of American Chamber Music on Thursday, May 9, 2013 featuring the works of three FWSO Composers-In-Residence: Gabriela Lena Frank, Kevin Puts, and Behzad Ranjabaran.
Sounds Modern, directed by new music guru Elizabeth McNutt, presents "At Home with the Modern" in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Modern Art Museum building. The concert program reflects the curatorial sensibility of the Modern's current exhibition, tracing common threads through works of both modern masters (including Elliott Carter, one of our most beloved composers, who passed away last November) and younger innovators, and reveling in the discovery of new acquisitions in our repertoire. Admission is free.
Premiering to rave reviews at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, THE KINGS OF SUMMER is a unique coming-of-age comedy about three teenage friends – Joe (Nick Robinson), Patrick (Gabriel Basso) and the eccentric and unpredictable Biaggio (Moises Arias) - who, in the ultimate act of independence, decide to spend their summer building a house in the woods and living off the land.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth offers free admission and special tours and gallery docents in celebration of the Association of Art Museum Director's Art Museum Day.
A docent leads a public tour of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando. This tour does not require prior arrangements and is free.