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Dec 05, 2015

Pierre Dulaine, four-time ballroom dancing world champion, is fulfilling a life-long dream when he takes his program, Dancing Classrooms, back to his city of birth, Jaffa. For generations, Jaffa has been a city divided by two communities that continue to grow increasingly apart. Over a ten-week period, Pierre teaches Jewish and Palestinian Israeli children to dance and compete together. The film explores the complex stories of three children, all of whom who are forced to confront issues of identity, segregation, and racial prejudice as they dance with their enemy.

Tour
Dec 05, 2015

Tours led by Museum-trained docents provide a unique experience based on close viewing and conversation. All tours are free for Modern members and free to the public with admission to the galleries. Public tours focused specifically on current special exhibitions are available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month.

Dec 05, 2015

Hoping to inspire a new generation of activists, entertainer Harry Belafonte allows director Susanne Rostock intimate access to his life to document his many decades as a performer and as a tireless advocate for human rights around the world. NR, 2011, 103 minutes.

Catch three movies about the struggle for human rights at the Human Rights Day Film Festival, Dec. 5, 2015, presented by the Fort Worth Human Relations Commission.For more information visit http://fortworthtexas.gov/moviesthatmatter/movie/

Dec 05, 2015

Contemplating the possibility of ensuring that every child receives basic human rights, filmmaker Turk Pipkin travels to 20 countries seeking insight from Nobel Laureates Desmond Tutu, Muhammad Yunus, Steve Chu and many others. This compelling documentary also features comments from Queen Rania of Jordan and musician Willie Nelson, along with music by Ben Harper, Bob Dylan, Jack Johnson, Cat Stevens and more. NR, 2009, 83 minutes.

Tour
Dec 05, 2015

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.

Studio Programs
Dec 05, 2015

December 5, 10 -12:00 pm – Visiting the Work of Joyce Pensato

This program for children between the ages of 9 and 12 takes a closer look at the contemporary art in this season’s FOCUS exhibitions. Each class spends time in the galleries looking and talking about the work before proceeding to the studio for an art activity and further discussion. Sign up early; space is limited. 

$20 per class; $15 for members (Scholarships are available.) Please call 817.840.2121 for more information.

Dec 04, 2015
December 4   
Tango Night! Featuring music for dancing by Glovertango Duo 
Stay after First Friday for music by the Austin Piazzolla Quintet in the auditorium at 8 pm.  
Tour
Dec 04, 2015

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.

Cafe Modern
Dec 04, 2015
December 4   
Tango Night! Featuring music for dancing by Glovertango Duo 
Performance by TangoAmor, Nasrin Barmaki and Hassan Parsa. Experience the sensuality and subtlety of this most expressive dance form.
 
Studio Programs
Dec 04, 2015

 

The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:

Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making

SELECTED FRIDAY EVENINGS, 5–8 pm

OCTOBER 9, 16, 23, 30

NOVEMBER 6, 13

DECEMBER 4, 11

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