FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 18, 2013
Fort Worth, TX
Kendal Smith Lake
Manager of Communications
817.738.9215 x167
kendal@themodern.org
www.themodern.org
 
Spring 2014
Children's Gallery Programs at the Modern

For more information, please send a message to
childrensprograms@themodern.org or call 817.840.2121.

Drawing from the Collection for Children

Two sessions of this free program for children are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12, on the first Sunday of each month. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises that relate to works in the Modern's galleries. Each child under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils, or purchase supplies in the Modern Shop. Attendance is limited; early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.       

 

First Sunday of the month, 2-3:30 pm

 

February 2-Diane Durant (ages 5 to 8) and Margaret Meehan (ages 9 to 12)

March 2-Socorro Rico (ages 5 to 8) and Cassie Phan (ages 9 to 12)

April 6-Shelby Meier (ages 5 to 8) and Christopher Blay (ages 9 to 12)

May 4-Sally Glass (ages 5 to 8) and Kevin Todora (ages 9 to 12)

June 1-Lucia Simek (ages 5 to 8) and Jesse Morgan Barnett (ages 9 to 12)

July 6- Diane Durant (ages 5 to 8) and Michelle Brandley (ages 9 to 12)

August 3-Shelby Cunningham (ages 5 to 8) and Cassie Phan (ages 9 to 12)

 

 

Wonderful Wednesdays

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works on view at the Modern. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission and supplies are free.

Second Wednesday of the month, 4-4:45 pm

February 12-visiting the work of Fred Tomaselli

March 12-visiting the work of Anselm Kiefer and Robert Rauschenberg (time change:

at 2 pm as part of Spring Break Wonders)

April 9-visiting the work of David Bates

May 14-visiting the work of Rirkrit Tiravanija 

June 11-visiting the work of Francis Bacon and Richard Hamilton

July 9-visiting the work of Jackie Winsor and Ellsworth Kelly

August 13-visiting the work of Donald Judd and Jackie Winsor

 

 

NEW! Spring Break Wonders

Take advantage of family programming at the Modern during Spring Break with this program for families with preschool and school-age children. Each session is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on select works in the Modern's collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the front desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.

 

March 10-13, 2-2:45 pm

March 10-visiting the work of David Bates (FREE & OPEN on Monday for Spring Break)

March 11-visiting the work of Carl Andre and Jackie Winsor

March 12-visiting the work of Anselm Kiefer and Robert Rauschenberg

March 13-visiting the work of Jenny Holzer and Sol LeWitt

 

 

Public Tours

Docent-led tours of art on view at the Modern are offered Tuesday through Sunday at 2 pm. A public tour focused on architecture is available on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. A Spanish-language tour is available on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm. These tours do not require prior arrangements and begin in the Museum lobby.

 

 

LOCATION

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

www.themodern.org

 

Museum Gallery Hours

Tue 10 am-7 pm (Feb-Apr, Sep-Nov)
Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm

Fri 10 am-8 pm

 

General Admission Prices

$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.

 

CAFÉ MODERN
Lunch 

Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Brunch 

Sat-Sun10 am-3 pm
Dinner 

Fri 5-8:30 pm
Coffee, snacks, and dessert

10 am-4:30 pm

 

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

 

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