In this special program designed for people within the Deaf community, 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.
Down by Law, Jim Jarmusch, 1986, 1 hr. 47 mins.
Down by Law is a fable of poetic density. Vincent Canby, New York Times, September 19, 1986
Bring a blanket, relax by the Modern’s reflecting pond, and let’s celebrate the exhibition Doug Aitken: Electric Earth with an outdoor screening of the classic American road film Easy Rider.
Easy Rider (1969) directed by Dennis Hopper
Two counterculture bikers travel from Los Angeles to New Orleans in search of America. Rated R; 95 minutes
Docents are available to lead tours of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando. Group tours can accommodate 10 to 60 people and last approximately one hour; these tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of the requested date. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am.
A public tour focused specifically on current special exhibitions is available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month. This tour does not require prior arrangements and begins in the Museum lobby.
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