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
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.
Please note: The tour scheduled for August 2 has been cancelled.
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. 2-3:30 pm
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. 4-4:45 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.
You're invited to experience this quarterly film series that highlights important human rights issues. Each event features a movie screening with English subtitles, followed by a moderated discussion with special guests.
Admission is free. Reservations can be made via EventBrite.com and entering Fort Worth Movies That Matter in the search field. All seating becomes available first come, first served 15 minutes before the published start time of the program. The auditorium seats 248.
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
“For American viewers of an intellectual/historical persuasion, there could scarcely be any documentary more enticing, scintillating and downright fascinating than Best of Enemies.” Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter. Best of Enemies is a documentary about the legendary series of nationally televised debates in 1968 between two great public intellectuals, the liberal Gore Vidal and the conservative William F. Buckley, Jr.