Nov 21 2015 - 10:00am to Jan 31 2016 - 5:00am

Since the early 1970s, Joyce Pensato has utilized some of the most iconic American cartoons and comic book characters, such as Mickey Mouse, Felix the Cat, Donald Duck, the Simpsons, and Kyle and Stan from South Park, as starting points for her drawings and paintings. Pensato transforms these characters into portraits that vacillate between menacing and amusing, fretful and enthusiastic.

Nov 21 2015 - 1:00pm

The 'Beaux': Mr. Aimwell and Mr. Archer, two charming, dissolute young men who have blown their fortunes in giddy London. Shamed and debt-ridden, they flee to provincial Lichfield. Their 'Stratagem': to marry for money. 

Lodged at the local inn, posing as master and servant, they encounter a teeming variety of human obstacles: a crooked landlord, a fearsome highwayman, a fervent French Count, a maid on the make, a drunken husband, a furious butler, a natural healer and a strange, turbulent priest. 

Dec 4 2015 - 5:00pm

 

The Modern and Kimbell Collaborative Studio Series:

Kehinde Wiley and Portrait-Making

Dec 4 2015 - 5:00pm
December 4   
Tango Night! Featuring music for dancing by Glovertango Duo 
Stay after First Friday for music by the Austin Piazzolla Quintet in the auditorium at 8 pm.  
Dec 4 2015 - 6:30pm

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.

Dec 4 2015 - 8:00pm
December 4   
Tango Night! Featuring music for dancing by Glovertango Duo 
Stay after First Friday for music by the Austin Piazzolla Quintet in the auditorium at 8 pm.  
Seating is limited and admission ticket required: $15, $10 for students and Modern members.
Dec 5 2015 - 11:00am

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.

Dec 5 2015 - 2:00pm

Tours led by Museum-trained docents provide a unique experience based on close viewing and conversation. All tours are free for Modern members and free to the public with admission to the galleries. Public tours focused specifically on current special exhibitions are available at 2 pm on the first Saturday of each month.

Dec 6 2015 - 2:00pm

Docent-led tours in Spanish are offered at 2 pm on the first Sunday of each month, when gallery admission is free. These tours are open to the public and do not require prior arrangements.
Docents are also available to conduct private tours in Spanish, French, German, Mandarin, and American Sign Language when reservations are made at least two weeks in advance.

Please note: The tour scheduled for August 2 has been cancelled.  

Dec 8 2015 - 7:00pm

A Special Lecture on Tuesday, December 8, 7 pm
Sally Mann
, one of America’s most renowned photographers, presents her highly acclaimed and much-anticipated book Hold Still, recently published by Little, Brown. Come early for a book signing at 6 pm.

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