Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Summer 2017 Adult Gallery Programs

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Summer 2017
Adult Gallery Programs at the Modern

NEW!  Meet me at The Modern: A Mixer for Fort Worth Creatives The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in partnership with hybrid gallery project, Art Tooth invite local creatives for an evening of art, community, and conversation. Meet me at the Modern is the second Friday of June, July and August in conjunction with the Modern’s summer exhibition, Doug Aitken: Electric Earth.

Second Fridays, 6-8 pm
June 9, July 14, August 11

Drawing from the Collection

Learn with local artists as they lead free, informal basic drawing classes in the galleries. This class is open to adults at all skill levels; just bring a sketchbook and pencils. Registration is not required, but a sign-in sheet is available at the information desk.
First Sundays, 2-3:30 pm
June 4 – Beefhaus
July 2 – Alison Jardine
August 6 – 500X Gallery
First Friday Spotlight Tour 
A docent-led, twenty-minute tour in the galleries at 6:30 pm the first Friday of every month. Come early or stay late and enjoy drinks or dinner at Cafe Modern.
First Fridays, 6:30 pm
June 2, July 7, August 4


Slow Art Tour
The aim of the Slow Art movement is to break with the often frenetic pace of modern life to simply enjoy works of art in a deliberate and unhurried fashion. Slow Art at the Modern invests in this pause with a 30-minute spotlight tour focusing on one work of art. Led by a Modern docent the third Friday of each month, Slow Art at the Modern begins at 5:30 pm.
Third Fridays, 5:30 pm
June 16, July 21, August 18 
Modern Interpretations
In this special program designed for people within the deaf community, participants experience works of art at the Modern through intimate conversation with specially-trained docents and student-ASL interpreters. Offered the fourth Tuesday of each month, each program lasts 90 minutes and includes a gallery activity. Space is limited so please make reservations at least a week in advance by calling817.840.2118. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.
Fourth Tuesdays, 10 am

June 27, July 25, August 22

Public Tours
Docents lead tours of highlights of the Modern’s permanent collection and special exhibitions Tuesday through Sunday at 2 pm. A Spanish-language tour is available on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm. A public architecture tour is offered on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. These tours do not require prior arrangements and begin in the Museum lobby.


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, Jun-Jul, Sep-Nov)

Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm

Fri 10 am-8 pm

General Admission Prices

$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 Modern is closed Mondays and holidays, including New Year’s Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas.

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