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.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is one of more than 2000 museums across the United States to offer FREE admission to military personnel and their families this summer.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will participate in Blue Star Museums in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America.
The 13th annual Modern Dance Festival at the Modern simultaneously celebrates the current exhibition Frank Stella: A Retrospective and the 13 years of Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth's summer festival.
In honor of the current exhibition, and the various traditions, aesthetics, and themes which have been envisioned and manifested by stars of the arts world, such as Frank Stella and Merce Cunningham, CD/FW will present two weekends of free events, ranging from historical/informative to interactive and whimsical.
Eat That Question: Frank Zappa in His Own Words
Friday 6 and 8 pm; Saturday 5 pm; Sunday noon, 2 pm, and 4 pm
Rare archival footage reveals a provocative twentieth-century musical genius whose worldview reverberates into the present day and beyond.
90 minutes; R