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TAP Sessions January 24th-February 21st: Sean Ibanez

The second artist for the Teen-Artist Program was Sean Ibanez, who introduced the students...

TAP Sessions December 6th and 13th: Matthew Bourbon

The students went to the galleries to view the "Susan Rothenberg: Moving in Place" exhibition and some of the...

A Preview of "Andy Warhol: The Last Decade"

A few days ago, we were able to catch up with Andrea Karnes, Curator at the Modern, as she was taking a short break...

Welcome to the Teen-Artist Project!

The Modern’s Teen-Artist Project pairs area high school students with artists as teachers. The program aims to expand each student’s art practice...

A "Modern" Birthday

This past Monday, December 14, 2009, marked the seven-year anniversary that the Modern has spent in its now-familiar building, built by Tadao Ando...

Day in the District: Experiencing "Whoa" Moments

After surviving my very first Day in the District...

Day in the District

My kids and I decided to have an adventure this weekend and we walked to Day in the District. Our first destination was...

Installing Permanent Collection and Then Some

The permanent collection has been up in first-floor galleries for a month now. Everything always looks so clean and crisp...

How to dispose of an exhibition.

Many people have asked me how the Kara Walker exhibition was deinstalled and what happens to the works after they are taken down. Now that the exhibition is down...

Texas Tartan

Installation of "Kara Walker: My Complement, My Enemy, My Oppressor, My Love" is in full swing. Shows like this that require large amounts...

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