Ashley Whitt

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. 2-3:30 pm

Modern Music - Golden Dawn Arkestra

Austin-based avant-garde collective Golden Dawn Arkestra makes their Fortress return, kicking off their Summer schedule Thursday, June 20th. Join them for a night of interstellar vibrations for children of the sun.
Seating is limited. Individual ticket prices are $15 in advance and $18 at the door.

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Drawing from the Collection: Carol Benson

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. 2-3:30 pm

Mixology Soirée & Cocktail Competition

Join Cafe Modern on June 20th when six of your favorite local mixologists will duke it out at the Cafe Modern Cocktail Competition! Your ticket includes six beverages as well as food pairings from the Cafe’s Executive Chef, Denise Paul Shavandy.

First Fridays at the Modern with Steve Story Trio

The first Friday of each month, 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!

French Wine Dinner

For reservations call 817.840.2157.

5700 Ramey Ave: The Story of Robert Hughes

Tickets to the film are $20, available for purchase at the door, only.

Sides of A Horn

Did you know that in parts of Asia, people pay a higher price for a pound of rhino horn than they would pay for a pound of gold or cocaine? Their irrational demand for a substance no different from human fingernails is fueling an ideological battle on the ground in South Africa. Many South Africans living near the country's declining rhino populations face the heart-breaking decision of living in crippling poverty OR aiding and abetting the global trade in rhino horn and other illegal wildlife products.  
 

I Stand Corrected

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