Celebrate Mother's Day with an artful day at the Modern. Our regular brunch menu, as well as a few specials from Chef Dena, will be served in Café Modern's glass dining room and patio. Plus, check out our artist on view, David Bates, whose exhibt will come to a close this Sunday, May 11th.
The officers of the Director's Council request the pleasure of your company for a
CELEBRATION & AUCTION
Celebrating ten years of the FOCUS Series and benefitting Future Acquisitions and Programming for the Director's Council FOCUS Exhibition Series
Saturday, May 10, 2014; 6:30 pm
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Grand Lobby
Silent Auction begins at 6:30 pm
Live Auction begins at 8:30 pm; Live Auctioneer provided by Heritage Auctions
DJ, Paul Andrews
Cocktail Buffet / Cocktail Attire
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
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.
A public tour focused specifically on current special exhibitions is available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month. This tour does not require prior arrangements and begins in the Museum lobby.
Docents are available to lead tours of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando. Group tours can accommodate 10 to 60 people and last approximately one hour; these tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of the requested date. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am.
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.
Featuring Tom Reynolds Trio
Cocktail: Spring Fling
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night.