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Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth Winter/Spring 2017 Adult & Children Gallery Programs

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Winter / Spring 2017

Adult Gallery Programs at the Modern

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

February 5 – Eben Hall
March 5 – Harmony Padget
April 2 – Grand Studio

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 calling 817.840.2118. This free program includes admission to the galleries and all materials.
Fourth Tuesdays, 10 am
February 28, March 28, April 25
  
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

February 17, March 17, April 21

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.

Winter / Spring 2017

Children’s Gallery Programs at the Modern

Drawing from the Collection for Children
Two sessions of this free program are offered, one for ages 5 to 8 and one for ages 9 to 12. Each session is led by an artist who takes participants through informal drawing exercises in relation to works in the Modern’s galleries. Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult during the program. Bring a sketchbook and pencils. Attendance is limited, so early arrival is encouraged. A sign-up sheet is located at the information desk.
 
First Sundays, 2-3:30 pm  
February 5 – Kristen Cochran and James Lassen

March 5 – Erika Duque and Kacie Baker

April 2 – Grand Studio

FOCUS FOCUS FOCUS
Visiting the work of Stanley Whitney
This program for children between the ages of 9 and 12 takes a closer look at the contemporary art in this season’s FOCUS exhibition featuring the work of artist Stanely Whitney. Each class spends time in the galleries looking and talking about the work before proceeding to the studio for an art activity and further discussion. Sign up early; space is limited.
$20 per session; $15 for members (Scholarships are available. Please call 817.840.2121.)
Registration at www.themodern.org/programs/classes

February 18, 10 am-noon

Spring Break Wonders
Take advantage of family programming at the Modern over the course of the week while your school-aged children are on Spring Break. Each session is led by a docent and includes a gallery project designed by the education department. Both the tour and project focus on selected works in the Modern’s collection. Registration is not required. Attendance is limited to 45 children per session; admission is free.

Two sessions each day; 11-11:45 am and 2-2:45 pm

March 13, Focusing on Collage
March 14, Focusing on Drawing
March 15, Focusing on Sculpture
March 16, Focusing on Photography
Public Tours
Docent-led tours of art on view at the Modern are offered Tuesday through Sunday at 2 pm. A public tour focused on architecture is available on the first Saturday of each month at 11 am. A Spanish-language tour is available on the first Sunday of each month at 2 pm. These tours do not require prior arrangements and begin in the Museum lobby.
10 Pages
Free sketchbooks for children are available at the information desk. Ten Pages are for recording your ideas and inspirations while looking at works of art in the Modern’s galleries.

LOCATION

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

www.themodern.org

 

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.

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