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National Theatre Live
Oct 09, 2013

Presented by Amphibian Productions in partnership with the Modern

National Theatre Live is The National Theatre of Great Britain’s initiative to broadcast live performances from the National’s stages to cinemas worldwide. National Theatre Live performances are filmed live in high definition and broadcast via satellite to almost 400 cinemas around the world, live in Europe and some US cities, and time-delayed in countries further afield.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Oct 08, 2013

Andy Coolquitt, artist featured in the 2013 solo exhibition attainable excellence at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 06, 2013

Join film critic Christopher Kelly for the ninth edition of Modern Cinema, an annual, weekend-long film festival that showcases some of the year's most exciting new movies. In the past, Modern Cinema has offered local moviegoers their first opportunity to see such critically celebrated modern classics as Precious, The Queen, The Motorcycle Diaries, A Serious Man, and An Education. Look for the full list of this year’s titles in early September.

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 06, 2013

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for Best Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Blood Brotherfollows a rudderless young man named Rocky Braat who finds his life purpose when he travels to India and begins volunteering at an orphanage with HIV-afflicted children. Director Steve Hoover takes us a journey that is alternately harrowing and transcendent, heartbreaking and funny—and altogether unforgettable. With any justice, you’ll be hearing about this film again come Oscar night.

93 minutes

 

Oct 06, 2013

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
Oct 06, 2013

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
Oct 06, 2013

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.

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 06, 2013

Join film critic Christopher Kelly for the ninth edition of Modern Cinema, an annual, weekend-long film festival that showcases some of the year's most exciting new movies. In the past, Modern Cinema has offered local moviegoers their first opportunity to see such critically celebrated modern classics as Precious, The Queen, The Motorcycle Diaries, A Serious Man, and An Education. Look for the full list of this year’s titles in early September.

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 06, 2013

What happens when you combine the biting acidity of screenwriter Hanif Kureishi (My Beautiful Laundrette, Sammy and Rosie Get Laid) and the moonbeam romanticism of director Roger Michell (Persuasion, Notting Hill)? A sweet-and-sour masterpiece called Le Week-end, about a married couple (Jim Broadbent and Lindsay Duncan) who take a mishap-filled trip to Paris to celebrate their thirtieth anniversary.

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 05, 2013

Join film critic Christopher Kelly for the ninth edition of Modern Cinema, an annual, weekend-long film festival that showcases some of the year's most exciting new movies. In the past, Modern Cinema has offered local moviegoers their first opportunity to see such critically celebrated modern classics as Precious, The Queen, The Motorcycle Diaries, A Serious Man, and An Education. Look for the full list of this year’s titles in early September.

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