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, On view now on the first floor, important examples of Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism as well as new acquistions by Sol LeWitt and Jenny Holzer.
10:30 am – 11 am (Ages 3–7)
ART (6 min), THE BEAST OF MONSIEUR RACINE (9 min), TOO MANY TOYS (11 min)
ART (6 min, Bronzit)
Art, a young boy, joyfully draws scribbles that squiggle, splotches with blotches, zigs and zags, doodles and dogs, and so much more! Children are introduced to the imaginative world of art and how a picture really can be worth a thousand words.
1 pm – 2 pm (Ages 8–12)
PROFILOGRAPH (AFTER DÜRER) (2 min, Garcia)
Studies in male profiles, from Albrecht Dürer’s Four Books On Human Proportion is transformed by Pablo Garcia’s method of Profilography in this incredible example of progressive artistic techniques. Created by Pablo Garcia.
FRANKIE RULEZ!!! (5 min, Charoenchal)
Frankie, a space alien looking to conquer the galaxy one mysterious planet at a time. Created by San Charoenchal.
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.