January 9, 2013
Fort Worth, TX
Kendal Smith Lake
Manager of Communications
817.738.9215 x167

Spring 2014 Schedule

 This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public each Tuesday from February 4 through April 8. Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Museum's auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. Free admission tickets (limit two) are available at the Modern's information desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture. The museum galleries remain open until 7 pm on Tuesday evenings during the series (general admission applies).


Café Modern serves cocktails, salads, and appetizers from 5 to 7 pm on Tuesday nights during the lecture series.


Revisit the insightful lectures from Tuesday Evenings or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum's collection with the Modern Podcasts. Hear artists speak about their work, or listen to curators' perspectives and discussions. Visit or subscribe to our podcasts on iTunes or using the RSS feed in your preferred program.





February 4-Fred Tomaselli, artist featured in FOCUS: Fred Tomaselli who is renowned as one of the premiere artists of today


February 11-David Bates, artist featured in David Bates at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and the Nasher Sculpture Center, in conversation with Tyler Green, Modern Art Notes 


February 18-Stefan Kalmár, Executive Director and Curator, and Richard Birkett, Curator, Artists Space, a nonprofit art gallery and arts organization first founded in 1972 in the Tribeca area of New York City


February 25-Michael Petry, artist, author, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), London, and Guest Curator for Futurecity, with a book signing of his recent publication Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition at 6 pm


March 4-HOMECOMING! Committee, an assembly of artists and creatives who seek to develop collaborative projects, as seen with Post Communiqué at the Dallas Museum of Art in 2013


March 11-Triple Canopy, a magazine based in New York since 2007 that has advanced a model for publication that encompasses digital works of art and literature, public conversations, exhibitions, and books


March 18-Cynthia Daignault, artist, musician, 2010 MacDowell Colony Fellow, and recipient of a 2011 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant   


March 25-Kenneth Goldsmith, poet and founding editor of online archive UbuWeb who was named this year's inaugural Poet Laureate of The Museum of Modern Art in New York  


April 1-Matthew Buckingham, filmmaker and multimedia artist who teaches professional practice at

Columbia University, attended the Whitney Independent Study Program in 2003, and received the DAAD Artists-in-Berlin Fellowship


April 8-Lucy Skaer, artist who cofounded the collaborative group Henry VIII's Wives, was shortlisted for the 2003 Beck's Futures art prize, was a finalist for 2009 Turner Prize, and represented Scotland in the 52nd Venice Biennale 




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 (Sep-Nov, Feb-Apr)

Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm

Fri 10 am-8 pm


General Admission Prices

(includes special exhibition)

$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-Sun10 am-3 pm

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

10 am-4:30 pm


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


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