Exhibition
Sep 21, 2014 - Aug 03, 2015

The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.

NOTE: The first-floor galleries will be closed August 4 through August 21.

Exhibition
Feb 21, 2015 - Aug 23, 2015

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents FRAMING DESIRE, an exhibition showcasing over 40 recent acquisitions alongside iconic photographs and videos from the permanent collection. The Museum has acquired key works by Cory Arcangel, Artemio, Larry Clark, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Rineke Dijkstra, Debbie Grossman, Candida Höfer, Misty Keasler, Ragnar Kjartansson, Vera Lutter, Robert Mapplethorpe, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ryan McGinley, Nicholas Nixon, Catherine Opie, Orit Raff, Laurie Simmons, Allison V. Smith, Arne Svenson, Frank Thiel, and Gillian Wearing.

Studio Programs
Jul 08, 2015

Ages 9–11: July 6–10, 10 am–2 pm
Two artists lead these groups through gallery activities and studio instruction, rotating between two classrooms during the day. Lunch is provided. More information here. (Class FULL, call 817.840. 2121 to be added to the waiting list)

Gallery Program
Jul 08, 2015

This program for families with young children, ages 4 and up, is led by a docent and includes a story and short gallery project designed by the education department. Both the story and project focus on selected works in the Modern’s collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited to 20 participants; admission is free.

 

Studio Programs
Jul 09, 2015

Ages 9–11: July 6–10, 10 am–2 pm
Two artists lead these groups through gallery activities and studio instruction, rotating between two classrooms during the day. Lunch is provided. More information here. (Class FULL, call 817.840. 2121 to be added to the waiting list)

Studio Programs
Jul 10, 2015

Ages 9–11: July 6–10, 10 am–2 pm
Two artists lead these groups through gallery activities and studio instruction, rotating between two classrooms during the day. Lunch is provided. More information here. (Class FULL, call 817.840. 2121 to be added to the waiting list)

Films
Jul 10, 2015

Friday 6 and 8:00 pm; Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday noon, 2:00 and 4:00 pm

“ALTOGETHER FASCINATING. It has been a while since I’ve seen something that demands to be talked about with such urgency." Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian. This 2015 documentary film, directed by Crystal Moselle, explores the lives of the Angulo Brothers, the Wolfpack. Home schooled and locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, they learn about the outside world through the films that they watch.

80 minutes; Rated R

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Performances
Jul 10, 2015

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth celebrates the CD/FW company's 25th anniversary season with the special project "Dance Unplugged" as part of the Modern Dance Festival at The Modern.  "Dance Unplugged" will feature a wide array of guest companies and artists performing works celebrating movement as a primary and profound form of communication. These informal performances will take place in the Grand Lobby, and participating artists will agree not to use recorded music or amplification and to refrain from using "technology" (e.g. video, computers).

Grand Lobby; Admission free

Films
Jul 10, 2015

Friday 6 and 8:00 pm; Saturday 5:00 pm; Sunday noon, 2:00 and 4:00 pm

“ALTOGETHER FASCINATING. It has been a while since I’ve seen something that demands to be talked about with such urgency." Jordan Hoffman, The Guardian. This 2015 documentary film, directed by Crystal Moselle, explores the lives of the Angulo Brothers, the Wolfpack. Home schooled and locked away from society in an apartment on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, they learn about the outside world through the films that they watch.

80 minutes; Rated R

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Performances
Jul 11, 2015

Dance On Camera: Dance Shorts

Saturday July 11
12:15 pm
Modern Auditorium/ admission free

Catch the local premieres of short films from the 2015 Dance On Camera festival of New York City.  This 35-minute program features four family-friendly films:

Escualo (Martin & Facundo Lombard, USA, 2014; 4:09) - A "dance scene" set to music by Astor Piazzolla and performed by the Lombard Twins.

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