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Magnolia at the Modern
Oct 11, 2013

Friday 6, no 8 pm show time; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
This powerful documentary explores Ali’s toughest bout: his battle to overturn a five-year prison sentence for refusing US military service in Vietnam.
86 minutes; unrated

Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Tickets are $8.50; $6.50 for Modern members. The Sunday noon show time is half price. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

Fort Worth Classic Guitar Society
Oct 10, 2013

Xuefei Yang, China

For ticket information, call 817.498.0363 or visit www.guitarsociety.org.

Phtoo credit: EMI Classics / Paul Mitchell

 

National Theatre Live
Oct 09, 2013

Presented by Amphibian Productions in partnership with the Modern

National Theatre Live is The National Theatre of Great Britain’s initiative to broadcast live performances from the National’s stages to cinemas worldwide. National Theatre Live performances are filmed live in high definition and broadcast via satellite to almost 400 cinemas around the world, live in Europe and some US cities, and time-delayed in countries further afield.

Wonderful Wednesdays
Oct 09, 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 on view at the Modern. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission and supplies are free.

National Theatre Live
Oct 09, 2013

Presented by Amphibian Productions in partnership with the Modern

National Theatre Live is The National Theatre of Great Britain’s initiative to broadcast live performances from the National’s stages to cinemas worldwide. National Theatre Live performances are filmed live in high definition and broadcast via satellite to almost 400 cinemas around the world, live in Europe and some US cities, and time-delayed in countries further afield.

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern
Oct 08, 2013

Andy Coolquitt, artist featured in the 2013 solo exhibition attainable excellence at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 06, 2013

Join film critic Christopher Kelly for the ninth edition of Modern Cinema, an annual, weekend-long film festival that showcases some of the year's most exciting new movies. In the past, Modern Cinema has offered local moviegoers their first opportunity to see such critically celebrated modern classics as Precious, The Queen, The Motorcycle Diaries, A Serious Man, and An Education. Look for the full list of this year’s titles in early September.

Chris Kelly’s Modern Cinema Festival
Oct 06, 2013

Winner of both the Grand Jury Prize and the Audience Award for Best Documentary at this year’s Sundance Film Festival, Blood Brotherfollows a rudderless young man named Rocky Braat who finds his life purpose when he travels to India and begins volunteering at an orphanage with HIV-afflicted children. Director Steve Hoover takes us a journey that is alternately harrowing and transcendent, heartbreaking and funny—and altogether unforgettable. With any justice, you’ll be hearing about this film again come Oscar night.

93 minutes

 

Oct 06, 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
Oct 06, 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

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