February 18 – Stefan Kalmár, Executive Director/Curator, and Richard Birkett, Curator of Artists Space, a nonprofit art gallery and arts organization founded in New York by arts administrator Trudie Grace and critic Irving Sandler in 1972, share their insights into the history and current life of this alternative space that continues to set the bar.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and Café Modern announce a Valentine’s Day Dinner on Friday, February 14. The evening will feature cocktails and music in the Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm, and dinner in the Café. Start dinner early and finish the evening with our featured film, A Man and A Woman, at 8:30 pm in the auditorium.
This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works on view at the Modern. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission and supplies are free.
February 11 – This special Tuesday Evenings presentation features artist David Bates in conversation with Tyler Green for a live-audience taping of an episode of the Modern Art Notes Podcast.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, present a joint exhibition of the work of artist David Bates on view February 9 through May 11, 2014. The exhibition is a retrospective of Bates’s work installed in both locations with an emphasis on painting in Fort Worth and sculpture and works on paper in Dallas. This is the first collaboration between the two museums. The exhibition is organized by Dr. Marla Price, director of the Modern, and Jeremy Strick, director of the Nasher.
Members’ Preview Party at the Modern
Saturday, February 8
(Associate-level members and above)
To receive an invitation to these events, upgrade your membership today! Call 817.840.2173 or visit www.themodern.org/join-and-support/become-member.
For information and to purchase tickets, call 817.877.3003 or visit www.chambermusicfw.org .
Members’ Preview Tours at the Modern
Saturday, February 8
Featuring Kevin Townson
Cocktail: Cupid’s Kiss
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.