For Immediate Release
August 5, 2013
Fort Worth, TX
Kendal Smith Lake
First Fridays at the Modern

September through December 2013 


Cocktails. Music. Art. Dining.


Cafe Modern's Patio chosen number 1 in DFW by Zagat's Texas survey.

NEW! Drop by and have a drink or bite to eat on the Cafe Terrace
under new umbrellas,
or when Fort Worth weather needs a little help.

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails in the Museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends and enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and dinner in Café Modern. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm, regular gallery admission applies. Gallery admission is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders during First Fridays at the Modern.


September 6

Featuring live music from Saint Frinatra

Signature Cocktail: Back to Cool


October 4

 Featuring live music from Mi Son, Mi Son, Mi Son

Signature Cocktail: Modgarita


November 1

Featuring live music from The Texas Gypsies

Signature Cocktail: Texas Twister


December 6

Featuring live music from Outer Circles

Signature Cocktail: Sleigh Ride





Friday Nights at Café Modern Are Always Happening

Fresh, seasonal entrees; amazing cocktails and wine pairings; and stunning architecture make Café Modern a favorite date night or gathering place for locals, out of town visitors, and guests. Dinner choices are always delicious, the setting is dramatic, and special events abound, from customized cocktails to guest chefs and wine dinners. An ongoing film series, Magnolia at the Modern, offers critically acclaimed films every Friday night at 6 and 8 pm as an exciting pairing of cinema, culture, and dining all in one spectacular setting. 


Seating for dinner every Friday evening from 5 to 8:30 pm. For dinner reservations and information, call 817.840.2157.


For a schedule of films, visit





Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

3200 Darnell Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Telephone 817.738.9215

Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566

Fax 817.735.1161 


Museum Gallery Hours

Tue 10 am-7 pm (Feb- Apr, Sep-Nov) 

Tue-Sun10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-8 pm   


General Admission Prices (includes special exhibition)

$4 for students with ID and seniors (60+)

$10 for adults (13+)

Free for children 12 and under

Free for Modern members

Free the first Sunday of every month and half-price every Wednesday



Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Sat-Sun10 am-3 pm
Fri 5-8:30 pm
Coffee, snacks, and dessert 10 am-4:30 pm 



Menus are available online at


The Museum is closed Mondays and holidays, including New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.