First Friday at the Modern

  • April 4, 2014 5:00 PM

Featuring 3 if by Sea
Cocktail: Twister

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends to enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and the opportunity to dine in Café Modern by night.

A docent-led, twenty-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. Admission to the galleries is $10, $4 for students and seniors, free for Modern members. On First Friday, gallery admission is free for Star-Telegram Press Pass Holders.

Café Modern is open for dinner, seating from 5 to 8:30 pm. Enjoy Café Modern favorites from the daily menu as well as several featured specials all created by Executive Chef Dena Peterson. For dinner reservations and information, call 817.840.2157.

Come early have a bite to eat then stay and enjoy our 6 pm or 8 pm Magnolia at the Modern film in the Modern's auditorium. The Magnolia at the Modern is an ongoing series featuring critically acclaimed films. Regular shows times are Friday at 6 & 8 pm, Saturday at 5 pm, and Sunday at noon, 2 & 4 pm (exceptions are otherwise noted). Tickets are $9; $7 for Modern members. Advance sales begin two hours prior to each show.

Live Bates:  Structured improvisations inspired by the David Bates exhibition

Contemporary Dance/Fort Worth will present structured improvisations inspired by the works on display in the David Bates exhibition  Appearances will be scattered periodically throughout the evening, 5-8 pm.  With original costumes by Crickett Pettigrew, themes from the works on display will be reflected in movement sequences and “still life” arrangements in the format of a “happening.”