May 13, 2013 - Sep 20, 2014

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.

Sep 15, 2013 - Jan 05, 2014

México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990 is one of the largest and most ambitious exhibitions in over a decade to examine contemporary art of central Mexico and Mexico City from the 1990s to the present day. Organized by curator Andrea Karnes, the exhibition is the first of its kind to be presented in North Texas.

Nov 17, 2013

Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Rick Hall and FAME studios brought black and white together in Alabama's cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations, while giving birth to the "Muscle Shoals Sound" and "The Swampers." Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Gregg Allman, Clarence Carter, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Bono, and others bear witness to Muscle Shoal's magnetism, mystery, and why it remains influential today.
111 minutes; PG

Nov 17, 2013

Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on special exhibitions, with artists, curators, art historians, and writers holding conversations in the galleries. This program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months. In conjunction with México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, these special gallery talks feature artists included in the exhibition.

Nov 17, 2013

Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Rick Hall and FAME studios brought black and white together in Alabama's cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations, while giving birth to the "Muscle Shoals Sound" and "The Swampers." Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Gregg Allman, Clarence Carter, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Bono, and others bear witness to Muscle Shoal's magnetism, mystery, and why it remains influential today.
111 minutes; PG

Nov 17, 2013

Overcoming crushing poverty and staggering tragedies, Rick Hall and FAME studios brought black and white together in Alabama's cauldron of racial hostility to create music for the generations, while giving birth to the "Muscle Shoals Sound" and "The Swampers." Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Percy Sledge, Gregg Allman, Clarence Carter, Etta James, Alicia Keys, Bono, and others bear witness to Muscle Shoal's magnetism, mystery, and why it remains influential today.
111 minutes; PG

Nov 17, 2013 - Jan 05, 2014

Terry Haggerty draws on the vocabulary of abstract art to create his illusory paintings and large-scale wall works. The artist’s central motif is created by painting patterned lines that alternate a light and dark color, such as white and blue. When juxtaposed, these colors play off of each other, appearing to advance and recede (as seen in Kinetic Friction, 2009).