FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2016
Fort Worth, TX
Kendal Smith Lake
Manager of Communications
817.738.9215 x167
www.themodern.org
 
 
Summer 2016 
Children's Gallery Programs at the Modern
Drawing from the Collection for Children
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 6 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.
 
First Sundays, 2-3:30 pm  
June 3 - Kristen Cochran and Shelby Orr  
July 1 - Shelby Meier and Sarah Westrup  
August 7- Sarah Westrup and Devyn Gaudet
 
 
Wonderful Wednesdays
This program for families with young children is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works on view at the Modern. Registration is not required, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission and supplies are free.

Second Wednesdays, 4-4:45 pm
June 8 - Visiting the work of Frank Stella 
July 13 - Visiting the work of Melissa Miller
August 10 - Visiting the work of Frank Stella
 

Public Tours
Docent-led tours of art on view at the Modern are offered Tuesday through Sunday at 2 pm. A public tour focused on architecture is available on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. A Spanish-language tour is available on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm. These tours do not require prior arrangements and begin in the Museum lobby.
 
 
10 Pages
Free sketchbooks for children are available at the information desk. Ten Pages are for you to use to record your ideas and inspirations while looking at works of art in the Modern's galleries.
 
 

LOCATION

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

3200 Darnell Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Telephone 817.738.9215

Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566

Fax 817.735.1161

www.themodern.org

 

Museum Gallery Hours

Tue 10 am-7 pm (Feb-Apr, Jul-Jun, Sep-Nov)
Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm

Fri 10 am-8 pm

 

General Admission Prices

$4 for students with ID and seniors (60+)

$10 for adults (13+)

Free for children 12 and under

Free for Modern members

Free every Sunday and half-price every Wednesday.

 

CAFÉ MODERN
Lunch 

Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Brunch 

Sat-Sun 10 am-3 pm
Dinner 

Fri 5-8:30 pm
Coffee, snacks, and dessert

10 am-4:30 pm

 

The Modern is closed Mondays and holidays, including New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

 
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