For Immediate Release
December 3, 2014
Fort Worth, TX
Kendal Smith Lake
First Fridays at the Modern

January through April 2015   


Cocktails. Music. Art. Dining.

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails in the museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends and enjoy diverse live performances, unique cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm (regular gallery admission applies). Gallery admission is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders during First Fridays at the Modern.


January 2

DJ-Rid Spinning '80s Favorites

Special Cocktail: New Year's Kiss


February 6

Nick Kithas

Special Cocktail: Love Potion #9


March 6

George McCallum Trio

Special Cocktail: March Madness


April 3

Tom Reynolds Trio

Special Cocktail: Bunny Hop





Friday Nights at Café Modern Are Always Happening

Fresh, seasonal entrees; amazing cocktails and wine pairings; and stunning architecture make Café Modern a favorite date night or gathering place for locals and out-of-town visitors. Dinner choices are always delicious, the setting is dramatic, and special events abound, from customized cocktails to guest chefs and wine dinners. An ongoing film series, Magnolia at the Modern, offers critically acclaimed films every Friday night at 6 and 8 pm as an exciting pairing of cinema, culture, and dining all in one spectacular setting. 


Seating for dinner every Friday evening from 5 to 8:30 pm. For dinner reservations and information, call 817.840.2157.


For a schedule of films, visit





Mark your calendars for our upcoming First Friday trunk shows in the Modern Shop!

Fridays, 5-8 pm


January 2

Shelli Hoggarth talks about her design process and shares some of her newest creations. Shelli is a local jewelry designer from Aledo, Texas, interested in metalsmith and forging techniques.


February 6

Back by popular demand, Heidy Henke is at the Modern Shop just in time for Valentine's Day.

Stop by to see what she has in store! She has added some new looks to her jewelry line.

Purchase a piece of Heidy's jewelry, and we can wrap it in special Valentine's gift wrap.




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 


Museum Gallery Hours

Tue 10 am-7 pm (Feb-Apr, Sep-Nov) 

Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-8 pm   


General Admission Prices (includes special exhibitions)

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

$10 for adults (13+)

Free for children 12 and under

Free for Modern members

Free the first Sunday of every month and half-price every Wednesday



Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Sat-Sun 10 am-3 pm
Fri 5-8:30 pm
Coffee, snacks, and dessert 10 am-4:30 pm 



Menus are available online at


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