The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents a new installation of the permanent collection. This re-arrangement consists of treasured favorites, rarely seen works from the vault, and new acquisitions.
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Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk. 2-3:30 pm
Sponsored by Blue Zones Project
Thursday, September 10, 5–7:30 pm
Preview works by Cecil Touchon and hear from Pam and Bill Campbell, who will share nine ways to begin an art collection, and a representative from the Blue Zones Project, who will discuss nine principles proven to help people live longer and healthier. Refreshments provided.
Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Associate Level and Above
September 19; 6–8 pm
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic, an overview highlighting the range of the artist's prolific 14-year career and comprising approximately 60 works. The exhibition begins with early examples of paintings inspired by Wiley’s observations of street life in Harlem; these images of African-American men mark the onset of his focused exploration of the male figure.
In this special program designed for people with hearing loss, participants experience works of art at the Modern through intimate conversation with specially-trained docents and student-ASL interpreters. Offered the fourth Tuesday of each month, with limited space for participants at 10 am, each program lasts 90 minutes and includes a gallery activity. Please make reservations at least a week in advance by calling 817.840.2118. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.
Fourth Tuesdays, 10 am
5:45 Reception and Tour of Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic Exhibition
6:45 Dinner Program Starts
Guest Speaker: CEO of Esporao, Joao Roquette
$115; $95 for Modern Members, tax and gratuity not included.
For Reservations, please call 817-840-2157.
Bacalhau Salad in Mini Tomato Cups, Egg and Avocado
Paired with Monte Velho White
Citrus-Pistachio Gremolata, Chilled Ameijoas, Sherry Mignonette
Paired with Esporão White Reserva
September 29 – LaTasha N. Nevada Diggs, a poet, sound artist, and author of TwERK (Belladonna, 2013), who contributed to the Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic catalogue, expands on her presentation delivered this June for the 16th Poesiefestival in Berlin.