Sep 23 2017 - 2:00pm

House Taken Over: A Concert Inspired by Misty Keasler’s Haunt

Sounds Modern evokes haunted houses and the spirit world. Featuring works by Jeffrey Stadelman, Pang Vongtaradon, Andrew May, and Pauline Oliveros.

Oct 6 2017 - 5:00pm

It's ladies night, with tunes from Ginny Mac! Don't miss the Magnolia at the Modern film, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards.

Oct 14 2017 - 2:00pm

Lecture-1:15 pm, Concert-2 pm

Tickets are available by calling 817-877-3003, online at, and at the door.  For more information about this concert and the 2017-18 season, please visit the website at

"In the Theater of Life" is the perfect title for this concert which features two works written during a time of dramatic upheaval in the lives of the composers - - Igor Stravinsky and Olivier Messiaen.

Oct 27 2017 - 6:00pm

October 27; 6 pm-midnight
Free for Modern members (Associate level and above); $25 general admission; $20 in advance
Tickets go on sale October 3, 2017.

Nov 3 2017 - 5:00pm

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and drink specials in the museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Invite friends to enjoy unique cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine at the Modern by night. Café Modern offers a full menu in the dining room and lighter fare in the Grand Lobby until 8 pm. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm.

Try the new appetizer menu in the Grand Lobby or dinner menu at Café Modern!

Nov 4 2017 - 2:00pm

Pianists Shields-Collins Bray, Catharine Lysinger, Alex McDonald, Evan Mitchell, and Jonathan Tsay take on some of American classical music’s greatest hits. In this special afternoon showcase, revel in performances of pieces by John Corigliano, Frederic Rzewski, Aaron Jay Kernis, and David Del Tredici, as well as the 1981 Cliburn Competition commission of Leonard Bernstein’s “Touches.”

For ticket information, call 817.212.4280 or visit

Nov 11 2017 - 2:00pm

The Atrium Quartet

     "A beautifully balanced group with a fine, burnished tone and excellent blend” – The Strad

One of the most inspiring, dynamic and charismatic ensembles on the musical scene, the Atrium Quartet musicians have established themselves as performers of deep emotion, intellect, virtuosity and technical brilliance.  Highly acclaimed by audiences and press, the Quartet has performed throughout Europe, Russia, the USA, Australia, Japan and Brazil.

Dec 1 2017 - 5:00pm

For the first time in its history, the Modern will be illuminated with a spectacular array of festive lights in celebration of the holiday season and in honor of the Museum’s 125th Anniversary. Take advantage of live music in the Grand Lobby and enjoy music from the Bobby Falk Group.