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 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.
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 Outer Circles
Cocktail: Sleigh Ride
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.
This program will focus on works in the special exhibition México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, which presents some of the most important artists working in Mexico today and features a variety of media, including painting, sculpture, video, photography, collage, and drawing. For Crossing the Border: A Closer Look, distinguished artists from North Texas visit and discuss work in the exhibition with the class, leading participants in specially designed studio projects using mixed and new media.
Wrap It Up at THE MODERN SHOP
Tuesday, December 3
Modern Members are invited for holiday shopping with special holiday gift wrap
Featuring complimentary cocktails, treats, and live music
Members will receive an EXTRA 10% discount on selected items!
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.
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.
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.