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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.

Member Event
Jul 03, 2015

Friday, July 3, 7:30 pm | Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth 

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 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.

Films
Jul 14, 2015

July 14 – Short Films by Laurie Simmons

Performances
Jul 18, 2015

Dance On Camera:  Dance Shorts

Saturday July 18; noon
Modern Auditorium/ admission free

Catch the local premieres of short films from the 2015 Dance On Camera festival of New York City.  This 45-minute program includes some content which would be the equivalent of a PG-13 rating:

Well Contested Sites (Amie Dowling, USA, 2012; 13:27) - Developed and shot on Alcatraz Island, this film explores the issue of mass incarceration and the complex experience faced by the incarcerated.

Films
Jul 21, 2015

July 21 – Tiny Furniture, 2010
98 minutes

“Why do I feel such affection for Tiny Furniture? It’s a well-crafted film, for one thing. . . . It shows a command of style and purpose; Dunham knows what she wants and how she needs to get it, and succeeds. Her character Aura is not charismatic or glowing or mercurial or seductive or any of those advertising adjectives, but she believes she deserves to be happy, and we do, too.” Roger Ebert

Cafe Modern
Jul 23, 2015

5-Course “Meatless in Cowtown” Wine Dinner

Guest Speakers: Laura Samuel Meyn, Book Author and Kim McPherson, Owner-Wine Maker of McPherson Cellars
Reservations: 817.840.2157

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Films
Jul 28, 2015

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Films is a new summer program. As an extension of the very popular lecture series Tuesday Evenings at the Modern, which is offered 10 weeks in the spring and fall of each year, this film-based weekly program runs through the summer months and strives to continue the consideration of ideas and issues pertaining to the art and architecture of the Modern and to contemporary art in general.

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