CANCELLED November 4—Fionn Meade is Senior Curator of Cross-Disciplinary Platforms at the Walker Art Center where he is also Acting Head of the Visual Arts Department.
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.
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 six 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.
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.
Course 1- Flash-Seared Escolar with Chilled Fall Vegetables and a Brown Butter Sauce
La Crema Chardonnay Sonoma Coast
Course 2- Modern Fruits de Mer
Petite Assortment of the Best from the Sea
La Crema Chardonnay Russian River Valley
Course 3- Miso-Roasted Sea Bass
La Crema Pinot Noir Los Carneros
Course 4- Cioppino
San Francisco Fisherman’s Stew with Sourdough Bread
La Crema Pinot Noir Russian River Valley
October 28—Kenny Scharf, an artist featured in Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, rose to prominence in the 1980s East Village art scene and was one of the first artists to inject elements of street culture into the mainstream of contemporary art.
Modern Contemporaries @ Modern ’til Midnight
Saturday, October 25
Let’s meet on the Modern Contemporaries VIP Terrace for Modern ’til Midnight. You’ll enjoy free admission, drink tickets, and a private area to listen to live music under the stars!