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Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 19, 2014

A film by Chantal Akerman/Courtesy Icarus Films

 

Saturday, July 19th at 3 pm

Admission free

Modern Auditorium

 

An encounter between two of the most remarkable women artists of the 20th century, ONE DAY PINA ASKED... is Chantal Akerman's look at the work of choreographer Pina Bausch and her Wuppertal, Germany-based dance company. "This film is more than a documentary on Pina Bausch," a narrator announces at the outset, "it is a journey through her world, through her unwavering quest for love."

In the Moment
Jul 23, 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
Jul 23, 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.

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 24, 2014

Thursday, July 24th & 

Friday, July 25th at 8 pm 

Grand Lobby

Admission free

 

Special guests Bill Evans Dance Company (NY) will perform “Saintly Passion” (1996), excerpts from “Bach Dances” (1976/1973), and the North Texas  premiere of “See You Around” (2013) - a humorous duet created by Claire Porter with Sabatino Verlezza for William (Bill) Evans and Don Halquist.  

 

Modern Dance Festival at the Modern
Jul 25, 2014

Thursday, July 24th & 

Friday, July 25th at 8 pm 

Grand Lobby

Admission free

 

Special guests Bill Evans Dance Company (NY) will perform “Saintly Passion” (1996), excerpts from “Bach Dances” (1976/1973), and the North Texas  premiere of “See You Around” (2013) - a humorous duet created by Claire Porter with Sabatino Verlezza for William (Bill) Evans and Don Halquist.  

 

First Fridays at the Modern
Aug 01, 2014

In the Modern Shop 5-8 pm, visit with and see demonstrations of the cane building process by Polymer Clay Fine Artist Deb Hart. Deb specializes in custom polymer clay jewelry design and polymer clay school designs.

For more information on her work, http://rengalsa.blogspot.com/.

Sundays with the Modern
Aug 02, 2014

Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on the Museum’s current exhibitions. Artists, art historians, critics, writers, and architects hold conversations and lead tours in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months.

Drawing from the Collection
Aug 03, 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

Aug 03, 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
Aug 03, 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.

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