FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2013
Fort Worth, TX
Dustin Van Orne
Media Relations Coordinator
817.738.9215 x151
817.735.1161 fax
dustin@themodern.org
www.themodern.org
 
Spring/Summer 2013
Children's Gallery Programs at the Modern

Drawing from the Collection for Children

This program for children, held on the first Sunday of each month, includes two sessions in order to assure positive interactions and viewing experiences. One session is for ages 5 to 8, and the other is for ages 9 to 12. Each free session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works on view at the Modern. 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 3-MaryEllen Lacy (ages 5 to 8) and Christopher Blay (ages 9 to 12)

March 3-Lucia Simek (ages 5 to 8) and Crisman Liverman (ages 9 to 12)

April 7-Ryan Goolsby (ages 5 to 8) and Carol Benson (ages 9 to 12)

May 5-Margaret Meehan (ages 5 to 8) and Vance Wingate (ages 9 to 12)   

June 2-Jin-Ya Huang (ages 5 to 8) and Tammy Bui (ages 9 to 12)

July 7-Jim Burton (ages 5 to 8) and Matthew Cusick (ages 9 to 12)

August 4-Shelby Cunningham (ages 5 to 8) and Bradly Brown (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 in the Modern's collection. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission is free.

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

February 13-visiting the work of Yinka Shonibare MBE

SPECIAL SPRING BREAK SESSION

Tuesday, March 12-visiting the work of Bruce Nauman

March 13-visiting the work of Mark Bradford

April 10-visiting the work of Barry McGee

May 8-visiting the work of Robyn O'Neil

June 12-visiting the work of Dan Flavin and Jenny Holzer

July 10-visiting the work of Nicholas Nixon and Bernd and Hilla Becher

August 14-visiting the work of Vernon Fisher and Roxy Paine

 

 

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 5-10 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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