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The Big Drawing Class
Feb 10, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

Feb 12, 2012 - Jun 03, 2012

Glenn Ligon: AMERICA is the first comprehensive, mid-career retrospective of Glenn Ligon (b. 1960), widely regarded as one of the most important and influential American artists to have emerged in the past two decades

Wonderful Wednesdays
Feb 15, 2012

Wonderful Wednesdays is a program for families with young children led by a docent. A gallery project designed by the education department is included. The tour and project focus on a few works in the 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.

The Big Drawing Class
Feb 17, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

The Big Drawing Class
Feb 24, 2012

A new take on a classic theme, this class will explore drawing in relation to the Modern’s exhibitions for the spring 2012 season. Drawing is cornerstone foundation for most artists. Whether a sketch, a notation, or a refined mark in a journal, all artists use drawing in various ways to work through ideas. This class explores drawing through the FOCUS exhibitions featuring KAWS, Katie Paterson, Ged Quinn, and the special exhibition, Glenn Ligon: AMERICA. The Big Drawing Class spans 13 weeks, with three different artists leading classes over the course of the semester.

From the Vault
Mar 03, 2012

This class takes a close, behind-the-scenes look at selected works from the Modern's vault, includes a special vault tour, and concludes with a short studio project.

Space is limited; registration is required.

FOCUS
Mar 04, 2012 - Apr 15, 2012

Katie Paterson is known for her multidisciplinary and conceptually driven work, with an emphasis on nature, ecology, geology, and cosmology. Many of her installations have been the result of intensive research and collaboration with specialists as diverse as astronomers, nanotechnologists, and firework manufacturers.

Sundays with the Modern
Mar 04, 2012

Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on the Museum’s architecture, permanent collection, and special exhibitions. Artists, art historians, critics, writers, and architects hold conversations and lead tours in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of most months.

Drawing from the Collection for Children
Mar 04, 2012

Two program sessions are offered, one for ages five to eight and one 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 collection. Children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils or purchase materials in The Modern Shop.

Attendance is limited. A sign-up sheet is located at the front desk; early arrival is encouraged.

Drawing from the Collection
Mar 04, 2012

Join us and become acquainted with the Modern’s collection while developing drawing skills by looking and learning with local artists as they lead informal, basic drawing classes in the galleries. Open to adults at all skill levels. Bring a sketchbook and pencils or purchase materials from The Modern Shop.

Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the front desk.

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