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Gallery Program
Nov 02, 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.

Gallery Program
Nov 02, 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.

Films
Nov 02, 2014

Screenwriter Hossein Amini makes a stylish directing debut with this sleek thriller set in Greece and Istanbul, 1962, and adapted from Patricia Highsmith's novel. Intrigue begins at the Parthenon when wealthy American tourists (Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst) meet an American expat scam artist working as a tour guide.

96 minutes; PG-13

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Lecture
Nov 04, 2014

November 4—Fionn Meade is Senior Curator of Cross-Disciplinary Platforms at the Walker Art Center where he is also Acting Head of the Visual Arts Department.

Films
Nov 05, 2014

 

As World War II code breaker Alan Turing, SHERLOCK star Benedict Cumberbatch gives the performance of a lifetime – a tender, nuanced study of a man racing to save the world, all the while wrestling with his own personal demons. Directed with intelligence and breakneck speed by Morten Tyldum (HEADHUNTERS), and featuring superb supporting turns by Keira Knightley and Matthew Goode, THE IMITATION GAME is poised to be a major contender in this year’s Oscars derby.

114 min

Films
Nov 05, 2014 - Nov 09, 2014

Now celebrating its 10th anniversary, Christopher Kelly’s Modern Cinema will take place as part of the 2014 Lone Star Film Festival, with Kelly programming six films at the Modern over the course of the weekend. The full Modern Cinema schedule and lineup is available here

Films
Nov 06, 2014

November 6, 7 pm 
A Conversation with Julian Schnabel

November 6, 8 pm
Film screening of Before Night Falls

Please join the Modern’s Chief Curator Michael Auping and Texas Monthly film critic Christopher Kelly for a conversation with renowned artist and award-winning filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Lecture
Nov 06, 2014

A Conversation with Julian Schnabel
November 6
7 pm Conversation; 8 pm Film screening
Museum Auditorium

Please join the Modern’s Chief Curator Michael Auping and Texas Monthly film critic Christopher Kelly for a conversation with renowned artist and award-winning filmmaker Julian Schnabel.

Films
Nov 07, 2014

“Art lives on the right side….Jean-Michel Basquiat seems to have spent most of his brief life on the right side of the brain. Only another artist could understand that, and Basquiat is the confident, poetic filmmaking debut of the painter Julian Schnabel.” Roger Ebert, The Chicago Sun Times.

Films
Nov 07, 2014

“In his memoir Mr. Bauby performed a heroic feat of alchemy, turning horror into wisdom, and Mr. Schnabel, following his example and paying tribute to his accomplishment, has turned pity into joy.” A.O. Scott, The New York Times.

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