Dec 7 2014 - 1:00pm

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.

October 5 – Terri Thornton, Curator of Education and Nathan Green, Assistant Curator of Education
December 7 – Dr. Frances Colpitt, Deedie Potter Rose Chair of Art History, TCU

Dec 7 2014 - 2:00pm

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.

Dec 7 2014 - 2:00pm

This powerful film explores the tortured life of pianist Joe Albany (John Hawkes) from the perspective of his young daughter (Elle Fanning), as she watches him contend with his drug addiction amidst the 1960s and 1970s jazz scene.

119 minutes; R

Dec 7 2014 - 2:00pm

Two sessions of this free program 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 in relation 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, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.

Dec 7 2014 - 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.

Dec 7 2014 - 4:15pm

This powerful film explores the tortured life of pianist Joe Albany (John Hawkes) from the perspective of his young daughter (Elle Fanning), as she watches him contend with his drug addiction amidst the 1960s and 1970s jazz scene.

119 minutes; R

Dec 10 2014 - 4:00pm

This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the Modern’s education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works on view in the galleries. Registration is not required, but attendance is limited. A sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Admission and supplies are free.

Dec 10 2014 - 6:00pm

Holiday Cheer

Wednesday, December 10

Join us at the Modern to celebrate the holiday season with cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, and special discounts in the Modern Shop.

Dec 13 2014 - 2:00pm

Sounds Modern

Sounds Modern, the brainchild of modern music guru Elizabeth McNutt, is a vibrant and exciting concert series featuring contemporary music that makes the works on display in the Modern’s galleries come to life in the concert hall. McNutt is the director of the University of North Texas contemporary music ensemble Nova and co-director of the new music organization Atomic Clock Music Events. Admission is free

Saturday, December 13, 2 pm—How Far to 14th?

Dec 17 2014 - 2:00pm

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.
Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (TrainspottingSlumdog Millionaire,London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony), Frankenstein features Benedict Cumberbatch (12 Years A SlaveStar Trek: Into Darkness) and Jonny Lee Miller (TrainspottingMansfield Park) alternating roles as Victor Frankenstein and his creation.

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