Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
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
Join INDULGE Magazine's Fashion & Beauty Editor, Jenny B. Davis, as she hosts an exclusive screening of the French fashion documentary Dior and I at the Modern.
This film provides a privileged, behind-the-scenes look at the creation of Raf Simons's first haute couture collection as the new artistic director of the Christian Dior Fashion House.
6:30 pm VIP reception
7 pm Doors open to general admission
7:30 pm Screening
October 6– “The Public Object: On Sculpture and Thingness in Public Space”
What makes an object a sculpture? What makes a thing recognizable as art? How does the public realm shape these questions differently than the white cube?
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.
Please note: The tour scheduled for August 2 has been cancelled.
Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
Two sessions of this free program 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 in relation to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on special exhibitions, 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 selected months.