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Magnolia at the Modern
Sep 22, 2012

“Marjane Satrapi’s live-action follow-up to Persepolis set in 1950s Iran blends humor and poetry with delightful artistry.” Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter. A world famous musician loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument.

PG-13 for some drug content, violent images, sensuality, and smoking; 93 minutes; French, with English subtitles

Sep 22, 2012 - Sep 22, 2012

Day in the District is a celebration of the rich and diverse cultural organizations in Fort Worth, with exciting, entertaining, and interactive programming and performances. The museums, in the Cultural District, offer free admission, and various performing arts organizations offer free performances in and around the museums. This festival is designed to invite local residents to enjoy the world-class cultural experiences offered in Fort Worth.

Magnolia at the Modern
Sep 21, 2012

“Marjane Satrapi’s live-action follow-up to Persepolis set in 1950s Iran blends humor and poetry with delightful artistry.” Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter. A world famous musician loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument.

PG-13 for some drug content, violent images, sensuality, and smoking; 93 minutes; French, with English subtitles

Magnolia at the Modern
Sep 21, 2012

“Marjane Satrapi’s live-action follow-up to Persepolis set in 1950s Iran blends humor and poetry with delightful artistry.” Deborah Young, Hollywood Reporter. A world famous musician loses the will to live after his wife breaks his beloved violin during an argument.

PG-13 for some drug content, violent images, sensuality, and smoking; 93 minutes; French, with English subtitles

Sep 20, 2012

The Fort Worth Contemporary Music Fund invites you to hear Fort Worth's first Modern Music Festival. Experience the rich legacy of the art music of the Americas performed by Fort Worth's finest musicians. This concert includes solo and chamber music works by American composers Jake Heggie, Martin Blessinger,Timothy Brown and others from both North and South America. Hear beautiful art songs in their original Spanish language and exotic Tango music from Argentina. Performers include Eduardo Rojas, Corrie Donovan and Helen Blackburn.

The Muse
Sep 20, 2012

The Muse is an intensive painting course for adults focusing on the work of Lucian Freud. What does it mean to have a muse? What is the muse's role in the history of painting? A local artist guides this class in exploring figure painting as it relates to the work in Lucian Freud: Portraits.

Sep 20, 2012

Participating institutions in the Cultural District open their doors to area educators for this special annual event. Teachers are invited to join Museum staff and volunteers to inaugurate the 2012-2013 school year; they can then walk from one Cultural District institution to the next to learn about programs available for educators and students, participate in gallery tours, gather complimentary resources, and enjoy refreshments.

Wonderful Wednesdays
Sep 19, 2012

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the Museum's education department. Both the tour and project focus on a few works in the Modern's collection or special exhibition. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the front desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.

For more information, please send a message to childrensprograms@themodern.org.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Sep 18, 2012

An internationally recognized photographer, Nicholas Nixon has helped shape the dialogue of photographic discourse for over four decades. His work gained broad attention when it was included in one of the most influential exhibitions of the 1970s, New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-Altered Landscape at the George Eastman House in 1975. His first solo museum exhibition in 1976 was curated by John Szarkowski at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

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Magnolia at the Modern
Sep 16, 2012

Rachel Weisz and Jude Law star in Fernando Meirelles’s dramatic thriller that weaves together multiple stories, linking characters from different cities and countries in a vivid, suspenseful, and deeply moving tale of love in the twenty-first century.

R for sexuality, nudity, and language; 110 minutes

The Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50, $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to the show.

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