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Exhibition
Aug 22, 2015 - Mar 20, 2016

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.

Films
Aug 22, 2015

GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES (Isao Takahata, 1988)

A devastating meditation on the human cost of war, this animated tale follows Seita, a teenager charged with the care of his younger sister, Setsuko, after an American firebombing during World War II separates the two children from their parents. Their tale of survival is as heartbreaking as it is true to life. The siblings rely completely on each other and struggle against all odds to stay together and stay alive.                           

89 minutes; Unrated; Japanese with English subtitles

Films
Aug 22, 2015

METROPOLIS (Rintaro, 2001)                      

Set in the far future, humans and robots live together - unfortunately not in harmony. Many robots are forced underground and are terminated for entering unauthorized areas, becoming servants to humankind. The plot starts to unfold when a boy and a robot named Tima get in all kinds of trouble. There is never a dull moment when you've got a robot by your side.

108 minutes; PG-13; Japanese with English subtitles

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Gallery Program
Aug 25, 2015

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

Films
Aug 29, 2015

MILLENNIUM ACTRESS (Satoshi Kon, 2001)

In this animated feature, filmmaker Genya Tachibana begins work on a documentary about famed Japanese actress Chiyoko Fujiwara. Now well into old age, Chiyoko has become reclusive and shy about any publicity, but she eventually warms up to Genya and starts to relate her life story. As the decades pass, Chiyoko is transformed from a teen with big dreams into a full-blown celebrity, while her cinematic characters span various eras, from ancient Japan to the distant future.

87 minutes; PG; Japanese with English subtitles

Films
Aug 29, 2015

THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA (Isao Takahata, 2013)

A tiny nymph found inside a bamboo stalk grows into a beautiful and desirable young woman who orders her suitors to prove their love by completing a series of near-impossible tasks.

138 minutes; PG; Japanese with English subtitles

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The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth joins with Lone Star Film Society's ArthouseFW in celebrating the art of, Japanese animation.

Member Event
Sep 10, 2015

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. To RSVP, contact the membership department here or call 817.840.2115.   

Exhibition
Sep 20, 2015 - Jan 10, 2016

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.

Films
Sep 23, 2015

2PM and 7PM 

Golden Globe Winner and Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American Spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship. 

Films
Sep 23, 2015

2PM and 7PM 

Golden Globe Winner and Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award nominee Chris O'Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men, filmed on stage by National Theatre Live. This landmark revival of Nobel Prize winner John Steinbeck's play is a powerful portrait of the American Spirit and a heartbreaking testament to the bonds of friendship. 

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