Contemplating the possibility of ensuring that every child receives basic human rights, filmmaker Turk Pipkin travels to 20 countries seeking insight from Nobel Laureates Desmond Tutu, Muhammad Yunus, Steve Chu and many others. This compelling documentary also features comments from Queen Rania of Jordan and musician Willie Nelson, along with music by Ben Harper, Bob Dylan, Jack Johnson, Cat Stevens and more. NR, 2009, 83 minutes.
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.
December 5, 10 -12:00 pm – Visiting the Work of Joyce Pensato
This program for children between the ages of 9 and 12 takes a closer look at the contemporary art in this season’s FOCUS exhibitions. Each class spends time in the galleries looking and talking about the work before proceeding to the studio for an art activity and further discussion. Sign up early; space is limited.
$20 per class; $15 for members (Scholarships are available.) Please call 817.840.2121 for more information.
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.
The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:
Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making
SELECTED FRIDAY EVENINGS, 5–8 pm
OCTOBER 9, 16, 23, 30
NOVEMBER 6, 13
DECEMBER 4, 11
For this year’s Day With(out) Art 2015, Visual AIDS is working with nine influential artists, activists and curators—Bill Arning, Ian Alteveer, Chris Vargas, Rae Lewis-Thornton, Mark S. King, Allen Frame, Maria Mejia, Jack Mackenroth, and Kimberly Drew—to present RADIANT PRESENCE.
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
“A young Bedouin boy uses his nascent survival skills to outwit potential enemies in Theeb, a classic adventure film of the best kind, and one that’s rarely seen these days.” Jay Weissberg, Variety. In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened coming of age as he embarks on a perilous desert journey to guide a British officer to his secret destination.
100 minutes; Arabic with English subtitles