Apr 10, 2012 - Mar 13, 2015

Gary Rough is a Scottish conceptual artist based in New York who represented his homeland in the 2003 Venice Biennale.

Studio Programs
Feb 27, 2014 - Sep 14, 2015

Adult Two-Day Workshop: David Bates


This workshop spans two days, back-to-back, and focuses on the special exhibition David Bates. A distinguished local artist discusses Bates’s work with the class and leads participants in specially designed studio projects using mixed media. The first day focuses on drawing and painting, and the second day focuses on sculpture and assemblage. All materials are provided. Registration is required—enroll early; space is limited.

Gallery Program
May 04, 2014 - Apr 07, 2015

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

Sep 21, 2014 - Aug 02, 2015

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, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.

NOTE: The first-floor galleries will be closed August 4 through August 21.

Sep 21, 2014 - Jan 04, 2015

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth presents URBAN THEATER: NEW YORK ART IN THE 1980s. Vibrant, vital, and discordant, the New York art scene of the 1980s gave rise to some of the contemporary art world’s most recognizable features. As the artists who emerged in that decade now set records at auction, the era is ripe to be reexamined. Representing in turns a cool irony, reflections on media culture, consumerism, cartoons, and street art, the work collected here re-creates the tense energy of a grittier New York.

Sep 23, 2014

September 23—Tuesday Evenings at the Modern opens this season with insights into the art and issues of Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980sDr.