In the Moment at the Modern: A Program for People with Memory Loss
Fort Worth Cultural District Museums and Community Arts Center Host Day in the District
September 27, 2014 from 10 am to 5 pm
September 30—Allan McCollum, an artist featured in Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, became well known in the late 1970s for his series Surrogate Paintings and continues to be recognized for utilizing methods of mass production as well as writing on art, interviewing artists, and occasionally collaborating with other artists.
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night.
Performance by Kevin Townson Trio
Special Cocktail: Yummy Mummy
Stop by the Modern Shop's Tasting Event with Ratna Goenardi of Sugar Biscuit Bakery at this month's First Friday at the Modern on October 3rd. Enjoy sample tastings and the chance to purchaase exclusive Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and TCU cupcake designs!
More information: http://www.sugarbiscuitcakery.com/
Cocktails with the Curator
Join fellow Modern Contemporaries members for an after-hours tour of the exhibition Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s, led by Chief Curator Michael Auping.
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.
Docents are available to lead tours of the Modern’s building, designed by the renowned architect Tadao Ando. Group tours can accommodate 10 to 60 people and last approximately one hour; these tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance of the requested date. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am.
Sundays with the Modern offers unique perspectives on special exhibitions, with artists, curators, art historians, and writers holding conversations in the galleries. This special program is free and begins at 1 pm on the first Sunday of selected months.
Learn with local artists as they lead informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This free class is open to adults at all skill levels—just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but participants should sign in at the information desk.