Andy Coolquitt, artist featured in the 2013 solo exhibition attainable excellence at the Blaffer Art Museum in Houston
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
Two sessions of this free program for children 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 that relate 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; early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.
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.
A public tour focused specifically on current special exhibitions is available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month. This tour does not require prior arrangements and begins in the Museum lobby.
Docents are available to lead a public tour of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando, on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. This tour does not require prior arrangements and is free with the price of admission.
New Member Morning
Saturday, October 5
10 am to noon
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.
Featuring Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night.
Fort Worth Opera presents an Opera Overture: "Portrait
of a Silenced Saint," a special evening of music and
insight introducing the 2014 Fort Worth Opera Festival
professional world premiere of With Blood, With Ink.
In a discussion moderated by KERA's Jerome Weeks,
With Blood, With Ink composer Daniel Crozier and
librettist Peter M. Krask, together with FWOpera
General Director Darren K. Woods will offer their
perspective on the remarkable Mexican theologian,
poetess, and nun Sor (Sister) Juana Inéz de la Cruz,