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Gallery Program
Aug 05, 2012

Two program sessions are offered, one for ages five to eight and one for ages nine to 12. Each free session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the collection. Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils or purchase materials in The Modern Shop.

Attendance is limited. A sign-up sheet is located at the front desk; early arrival is encouraged.

Tour
Aug 05, 2012

Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on Lucian Freud: Portraits, with artists, curators, art historians, and writers holding conversations in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of the month.

Image: Lucian Freud, Man in a Chair, 1989. Copyright The Lucian Freud Archive.

Tour
Aug 04, 2012

A public tour focused specifically on Lucian Freud: Portraits is available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month throughout the exhibition.

This tour does not require prior arrangements and begins in the Museum lobby.

 

Image: Lucian Freud, Two Irishmen in W11, 1984-5

Tour
Aug 03, 2012

A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. The tour is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders. 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.

Cafe Modern
Aug 03, 2012

Performance by the Kevin Townson Trio
Special cocktail: The Sizzler

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.

A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. The tour is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.

Jul 31, 2012

Presented by the Fort Worth Guitar Guild.

Mitch Weverka, artistic director

Performers include: Zoran Anic (Serbia), Presti (United States), Marko Feri (Italy), and Robert Guthrie (United States)

For more information, call 817.721.8500

Gallery Program
Jul 25, 2012

This special program is designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants experience works on view through intimate conversation with docents and thoughtful projects designed by the Museum’s education staff. Two sessions, 10 am and 2 pm, are offered on select Wednesdays, with space available for 20 participants per session.

Gallery Program
Jul 25, 2012

This special program is designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants experience works on view through intimate conversation with docents and thoughtful projects designed by the Museum’s education staff. Two sessions, 10 am and 2 pm, are offered on select Wednesdays, with space available for 20 participants per session.

Jul 21, 2012

Special guest Bill Evans (New York) will reflect on his career and his choreography. Evans is an internationally-recognized choreographer, performer, teacher, analyst, adjudicator, writer, and visionary in the fields of modern dance, contemporary dance, and dance education. Recent honors include: Dance Teacher Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award, University of Utah College of Fine Arts Distinguished Dance Alumnus Award, Honorary Doctorate from Cornish College of the Arts, and the National High School Dance Festival’s Outstanding Service Award.

Studio Programs
Jul 20, 2012

The Modern's unique programs for young artists emphasize learning through direct observation of art and thoughtful art activities inspired by the current exhibition. This introduces students to some of the complex and challenging concepts and practices behind modern and contemporary art. Distinguished area artists are invited to design and lead art activities based on the art in the galleries. Activities encompass everything from art making in the traditional sense to interdisciplinary exploration.

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