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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Feb 25, 2014

February 25 – Michael Petry presents “Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition” in conjunction with the publication of his new book by the same title. Dr. Michael Petry was born in Texas, but has lived in London since 1981. With a PhD in Arts from Middlesex University, Petry has diligently investigated art from various angles as an artist, author, co-founder of the Museum of Installation in London, and Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), London.

In the Moment
Feb 26, 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
Feb 26, 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.

Mar 01, 2014

CANCELLED

Sounds Modern takes a “Walk on the Wild Side” to celebrate the work of David Bates. Bates is a passionate outdoorsman and fisherman, and much of his work has been inspired by nature. Sounds Modern presents recent music that reflects the natural world and its effects on our awareness of sound. The program will feature Eleven Echoes of Autumn by American master George Crumb. Admission is free.

Drawing from the Collection
Mar 02, 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

Drawing from the Collection for Children
Mar 02, 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.

Mar 02, 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.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Mar 04, 2014

March 4 – HOMECOMING! Committee is an assembly of artists and creatives who seek to develop collaborative projects in conjunction with their individual artistic production, establishing initiatives and venues in which all manner of creative individuals can operate as co-collaborators. This relational aesthetics-like program has proven successful. The group’s first endeavor, Launch Party in 2011, set into motion what has been a flourishing exhibition and event schedule.

Movies That Matter
Mar 06, 2014

The Story of Human Rights — NR, 2013, 10 mintues. The Story of Human Rights is a drama of persistent struggle and steady advance, often against heavy odds. And with human rights comes peace and the means to freedom. It is important to understand the subject of human rights within its historical framework, a tradition that stretches back more than 2,500 years. This striking new short film defines, simply and concisely, the history of one of the world’s most misunderstood subjects: human rights. If you’re human, this film is about you.

Spring Break Wonders
Mar 10, 2014

The Museum will be FREE and open to the public from 10 am to 5 pm for SPRING BREAK MONDAY.

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