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/Summer 2014 Adult Gallery Programs
at the Modern

Drawing from the Collection

Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels; just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.

 

First Sundays, 2-3:30 pm  

 

February 2-Devon Nowlin

March 2-Christopher Bond

April 6-Bruce Monroe

May 4-Christopher Blay

June 1-Carol Benson

July 6-Bernardo Vallarino

August 3-Clayton Hurt

 

 

In the Moment at the Modern: A Program for People with Memory Loss

This special program is designed for people with memory loss and their caregivers. Participants experience works of art at the Modern through intimate conversations with docents and thoughtful projects designed by the Museum's education staff. Two sessions are offered the fourth Wednesday of each month, with space for up 20 participants at both 10 am and 2 pm. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.

 

To make reservations, send a message to docents@themodern.org or call 817.840.2118 with your preferred date, time, and estimated number of guests.

                                                                                                                

Fourth Wednesdays, 10 am and 2 pm

February 26, March 26, April 23, May 28, June 25, July 23, August 27

 

 

Slow Art at the Modern

The idea of "slow art" has its origins in the "slow food" movement centered on the enjoyment and appreciation of food that began in Italy in the late 1980s. The aim of the slow art movement is to break from the frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern features a 30-minute tour beginning at 5:30 pm that focuses on one work of art.

 

Continue the discussion afterward with happy hour at Café Modern, featuring half-price beer and wine and discounted appetizers.

 

Third Fridays, 5:30 pm

February 21, March 21, April 18, May 16, June 20, July 18, August 15

 

 

Public Tours

Docents lead tours of highlights of the Modern's permanent collection and special exhibitions Tuesday through Sunday at 2 pm. A Spanish-language tour is available on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. These tours do not require prior arrangements and begin in the Museum lobby.

 

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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-Sun 10 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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