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Cafe Modern
Jul 03, 2015

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails in the museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends and enjoy diverse live performances, unique cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm (regular gallery admission applies). Gallery admission is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders during First Fridays at the Modern.

Tour
Jul 05, 2015

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.

There will not be a Spanish Tour on June 7.

Films
Jul 07, 2015

July 7 – Tom Sachs Movies

“Any time you teach something it’s an opportunity to define it in greater depth and seriousness for yourself. So the movies are and continue to be a way for me to understand my practice in depth.” Tom Sachs

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.

 

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

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.

Performances
Jul 11, 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

Performances
Jul 12, 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

Gallery Program
Jul 12, 2015

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 6 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.

Gallery Program
Jul 12, 2015

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.

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