Melanie Smith, artist featured in México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990
Docents are available to lead a public tour of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando, on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. This tour does not require prior arrangements and is free with the price of admission.
Showcase concert presented by the Texas Wesleyan University Music Department
The Texas Wesleyan University Music Department will present a showcase concert at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth on Saturday, November 2 at 2 pm. The concert will be a true 'sampler,' featuring student ensembles, student solo performers, and faculty solo performances. Admission is free. We invite you to discover the many facets of Texas Wesleyan's Music Department. Smaller. Smarter. For more information, please call 817.531.4992.
Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on special exhibitions, with artists, curators, art historians, and writers holding conversations in the galleries. This program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months. In conjunction with México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, these special gallery talks feature artists included in the exhibition.
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.
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
Yoshua Okón, artist featured in México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990
Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison, artists and pioneers of the eco-art movement
Newton and Helen Harrison, a collaborative team often referred to simply as “the Harrisons,” are among the leading pioneers of the eco-art movement. They have worked for almost 40 years with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners, and other artists to collectively initiate promising dialogue to uncover ideas and solutions which support biodiversity and community development.
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. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission and supplies are free.
Gustavo Artigas, artist featured in México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990
This lecture has been moved to 5:30 pm, to allow our guests to attend the Kimbell's Renzo Piano lecture at 7 pm. Tickets for the Gustavo Artigas Tuesday Evenings lecture will be available at the front desk beginning at 3:30 pm.