Members’ Picnic

The Modern's Great Lawn
  • April 29, 2021 6:00 PM

6-8 pm
On the Modern's Great Lawn
Live music by cellist Jordan Jones

Enjoy a complimentary glass of wine to toast a new season ahead!

Casual attire; cash bar available.
Preorder a picnic basket dinner for two to enhance your experience.

This fun evening is reserved for members at the Sustainer level ($225) and above in recognition of their support of the Modern. This invitation is for two adults and is nontransferable. 

Bring a blanket, relax by the Modern's reflecting pond, and celebrate being together. Please no pets, personal coolers, drinks, food, or lawn chairs. Face masks or cloth coverings are required when not seated on your picnic blanket, and kindly adhere to current social distancing guidelines.

Picnic basket dinners for two are available for preorder from Café Modern for $40, plus sales tax. Reservations must be made by April 22 by clicking here.

About Jordan Jones
Jordan Cleaver began studying cello at eight under the private instruction of Dallas Symphony Orchestra principal cellist Mimi McShane. A graduate of the famed Booker T. Washington High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Dallas, she went on to study cello at Kennesaw State University in Georgia. Now using the name Jones, she has performed with the Dallas and Atlanta symphony orchestras. Jordan has also performed at multiple House of Blues venues with funk legend George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic. She has played for Prince Edward of England and former Prime Minister Tony Blair. She has also toured with the pop duo The Veronicas. Most recently, Jordan performed with singer and artist Solange. Professionally, she is a substitute cellist and teaching artist with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra. 

Please no personal coolers, drinks, food, or lawn chairs.
In case of inclement weather, the picnic will be cancelled and the performance will be live-streamed virtually.

Questions? Please send an email to the membership department or call 817.840.2170.