March 4 – HOMECOMING! Committee is an assembly of artists and creatives who seek to develop collaborative projects in conjunction with their individual artistic production, establishing initiatives and venues in which all manner of creative individuals can operate as co-collaborators. This relational aesthetics-like program has proven successful. The group’s first endeavor, Launch Party in 2011, set into motion what has been a flourishing exhibition and event schedule.
February 25 – Michael Petry presents “Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition” in conjunction with the publication of his new book by the same title. Dr. Michael Petry was born in Texas, but has lived in London since 1981. With a PhD in Arts from Middlesex University, Petry has diligently investigated art from various angles as an artist, author, co-founder of the Museum of Installation in London, and Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), London.
February 18 – Stefan Kalmár, Executive Director/Curator, and Richard Birkett, Curator of Artists Space, a nonprofit art gallery and arts organization founded in New York by arts administrator Trudie Grace and critic Irving Sandler in 1972, share their insights into the history and current life of this alternative space that continues to set the bar.
February 11 – This special Tuesday Evenings presentation features artist David Bates in conversation with Tyler Green for a live-audience taping of an episode of the Modern Art Notes Podcast.
February 4 – Fred Tomaselli, featured in the Modern’s special exhibition FOCUS: Fred Tomaselli, is renowned as one of the premiere artists of today. In this Tuesday Evenings presentation, he shares ideas and work that span his career and brings us to his current endeavors.
Gustavo Artigas, artist featured in México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990
This lecture has been moved to 5:30 pm, to allow our guests to attend the Kimbell's Renzo Piano lecture at 7 pm. Tickets for the Gustavo Artigas Tuesday Evenings lecture will be available at the front desk beginning at 3:30 pm.
Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison, artists and pioneers of the eco-art movement
Newton and Helen Harrison, a collaborative team often referred to simply as “the Harrisons,” are among the leading pioneers of the eco-art movement. They have worked for almost 40 years with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners, and other artists to collectively initiate promising dialogue to uncover ideas and solutions which support biodiversity and community development.
Yoshua Okón, artist featured in México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990
Melanie Smith, artist featured in México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990
Art and Our Schools
An Evening at the Modern
Please join fellow administrators and educators for an evening that highlights and celebrates the importance and benefits of arts education in our schools.
Thursday, October 24, 2013
5:30 pm–8:30 pm
With a special presentation by renowned educator Lois Hetland at 6 pm.