First Friday at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, September-December

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth


First Fridays at the Modern

September through December 2017


Cocktails. Music. Art. Dining.
The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to host live music and drink specials 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. Try the new appetizer and small bites menu available in the Grand Lobby and dinner menu at Café Modern!
A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm (regular gallery admission applies). Gallery admission is always free for Modern members!

September 1
This month, be a part of Film FEAST with happy hour prices featuring special cocktails, live music with Nick Kithas and Friends, and complimentary surprise tastings related to the films in the festival.

October 6

It’s ladies night, with tunes from Ginny Mac! Don’t miss the Magnolia at the Modern film, Manolo: The Boy Who Made Shoes for Lizards. 


November 3
Spend time with friends enjoying drink specials, Café Modern’s new appetizer selections and musicby Outer Circles. 

December 1
For the first time in its history, the Modern will be illuminated with a spectacular array of festive lights in celebration of the holiday season and in honor of the Museum’s 125th Anniversary. Enjoy live music in the Grand Lobby by the Bobby Falk Group.
Friday Nights at Café Modern Are Always Happening
Executive Chef Denise Shavandy and Sous-Chef Scott Kaiser create fresh, seasonal entrees to enjoy with amazing cocktails and wine pairings. This is the one night of the week that you can enjoy dinner at Café Modern. An ongoing film series, Magnolia at the Modern, offers critically acclaimed films every Friday night as an exciting pairing of cinema, culture, and dining all in one spectacular setting.

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

Menus are available online at

For a schedule of films, visit


Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Telephone 817.738.9215
Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566
Museum Gallery Hours
Tue 10 am-7 pm (Feb-Apr, Jun-Jul, 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 every Sunday 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
The Museum is closed Mondays and holidays, including New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.

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