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Oct 03, 2014

Stop by the Modern Shop's and meet with Ratna Goenardi of Sugar Biscuit Bakery at this month's First Friday at the Modern on October 3rd. Check our her creative sweets and get a chance to purchase exclusive Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and TCU cupcake designs!

More information: http://www.sugarbiscuitcakery.com/

 

Cafe Modern
Oct 03, 2014

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.

Performance by Kevin Townson Trio
Special Cocktail: Yummy Mummy

Tour
Oct 05, 2014

Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on special exhibitions, with artists, curators, art historians, and writers holding conversations in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months.

October 5 – Terri Thornton, Curator of Education and Nathan Green, Assistant Curator of Education
December 7 – Dr. Frances Colpitt, Deedie Potter Rose Chair of Art History, TCU

Gallery Program
Oct 05, 2014

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.

Tour
Oct 05, 2014

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.

Gallery Program
Oct 05, 2014

Two sessions of this free program 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 in relation 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, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.

Lecture
Oct 07, 2014

October 7-Jenny Jaskey is director and curator of the Artist’s Institute at Hunter College; co-editor of Realism Materialism Art, an upcoming publication on the “speculative turn” in philosophy and aesthetics; and contributor to various publications including the Brooklyn Rail. Of particular interest for this presentation is Jaskey’s curatorial innovations and experiences in her position at the Artist’s Institute, a research institution and experimental curatorial platform for contemporary art in New York City.

Gallery Program
Oct 08, 2014

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the Modern’s education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works on view in the galleries. Registration is not required, but attendance is limited. A sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Admission and supplies are free.

Lecture
Oct 14, 2014

October 14James Cutler, FAIA, founding partner of Cutler Anderson Architects, is known for his environmental and emotional sensitivity to place, institution, program, climate, and cultural circumstance.

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This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public each Tuesday from September 23 through November 18.

Lecture
Oct 21, 2014

October 21Carlo McCormick, a culture critic and curator living in New York, is the author of numerous books, monographs, and catalogues on contemporary art and artists, including The Downtown Book: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984.

 

Image: Richard Prince, Untitled (man’s hand with cigarette), 1980

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