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May 05, 2013

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.

Drawing from the Collection for Children
May 05, 2013

This program for children, held on the first Sunday of each month, includes two sessions in order to assure positive interactions and viewing experiences. One session is for ages five to eight and the other is for ages nine to 12. Each free session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s collection. Each child under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils, or purchase supplies in the Modern Shop.

Drawing from the Collection
May 05, 2013

Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.
First Sundays of the month, 2–3:30 pm

Magnolia at the Modern
May 05, 2013

“A great big French-Canadian hug of a movie—a farce with heart.” Roger Moore, Movie Nation. Starbuck stars Patrick Huard as a 42-year-old lovable screw-up who finally decides to take control of his life. A habitual sperm donor in his youth, he discovers that he’s the biological father of 533 children, 142 of whom are trying to force the fertility clinic to reveal the true identity of the prolific donor code-named Starbuck.
109 minutes; R for sexual content, language, and some drug material; French with English subtitles

Magnolia at the Modern
May 05, 2013

“A great big French-Canadian hug of a movie—a farce with heart.” Roger Moore, Movie Nation. Starbuck stars Patrick Huard as a 42-year-old lovable screw-up who finally decides to take control of his life. A habitual sperm donor in his youth, he discovers that he’s the biological father of 533 children, 142 of whom are trying to force the fertility clinic to reveal the true identity of the prolific donor code-named Starbuck.
109 minutes; R for sexual content, language, and some drug material; French with English subtitles

Wonderful Wednesdays
May 08, 2013

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 in the Modern’s collection. 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.

May 09, 2013

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth proudly present An Evening of American Chamber Music on Thursday, May 9, 2013 featuring the works of three FWSO Composers-In-Residence: Gabriela Lena Frank, Kevin Puts, and Behzad Ranjabaran.

Cafe Modern
May 10, 2013

Featuring music on the patio with David Quintana:  Guitarra Flamenca.

Enjoy live music, creating a relaxing ambiance on the patio at Café Modern from 5 to 8 pm. Musicians will be featured beginning April 26 through the end of May, weather permitting. On Friday evenings, seating is available for dinner from 5 to 8:30 pm. For reservations at Cafe Modern.

Magnolia at the Modern
May 10, 2013

“Spanish writer-director Pablo Berger’s inventive Andalusian reworking of Snow White is a love letter to 1920s European silent film, liberally mixing humor and melodrama.” David Rooney, The Hollywood Reporter. A thrilling flamenco sound track and brilliant cinematography make this stunning film speak eloquently without uttering a word.
104 minutes; PG-13; Spanish with English subtitles

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