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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.

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.

CAFÉ MODERN
Lunch 

Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Brunch 

Sat-Sun 10 am-3 pm
Dinner 

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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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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Deep Ellum Second Saturday launches Sept. 12

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Deep Ellum Community Association Launches “Deep Ellum Second Saturday” – Saturday, September 12, 2015

The Deep Ellum Community Association kicks off the Fall gallery season on Saturday, September 12, with the launch of “Deep Ellum Second Saturday“, a new, monthly spotlight on neighborhood street art and the galleries of Deep Ellum and Exposition Park.

Activities include:

Gallery Walk – The Deep Ellum Gallery Walk returns for the Fall gallery season with this free, self-guided tour of neighborhood galleries that offers a tantalizing day of world-class art for every style and budget. Hours for most galleries are noon to 5:00pm. Maps are available at 2650-B Main St. Find a list of galleries at http://deepellumtexas.com/art/galleries/

Deep Ellum Mural Tour

Mural Tours – Join muralist and Deep Ellum historian Frank Campagna for our first-ever, walking tour of the area’s legendary street art. Tours embark at 2:00pm and 4:00pm from 2650-B Main St. Tickets are $10/person and are available at
http://prekindle.com/promo/id/24116491634033623

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Target Second Saturday at Latino Cultural Center – Kick off Hispanic Heritage Month with a day-long, free community festival featuring ballet folklorico, musical presentations, and artisanal arts and crafts workshops for the whole family, including the Grito at the end of the festival in celebration of Mexican Independence Day. For more information, visit http://www.dallasculture.org/latinoCulturalCenter/calendarDetail.asp?id=13103

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Guided Downtown Public Art Tours – Wings of the City

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Fort Worth Public Art offers a variety of guided tours throughout the year for your group to experience public art. Request a guided tour of the special temporary sculpture exhibition,Wings of the City. Tours are free, but appointments are required.

Email us at Talkto@fwpublicart.org to request a tour today.

Starting Location: North side of Burnett Park, on West 7th and Lamar Streets.

Tour Locations: Burnett Park, Fort Worth Water Gardens, Fort Worth Convention Center, General Worth Square, and Sundance Square Plaza

Distance/Time of Walk: 1.3 miles / 75 minutes (Dress comfortably and bring water)

Overview:

Immerse yourself in the temporary outdoor sculpture exhibition Wings of the City, as well as some of Downtown Fort Worth’s inspiring public art. Presented by Fort Worth Public Art with Downtown Rotary Club of Fort Worth volunteer docents, this tour will take you through the city’s streets, parks and plazas, exploring the artwork and its relationship to viewers and public spaces.  This is your opportunity to learn more about Wings of the City before it closes on August 31, 2015!

Wings of the City is an urban art project by Mexican Artist Jorge Marίn that generates interaction with audiences and creates new experiences in public space. The exhibition consists of eight large-scale sculptures sited in popular Downtown Fort Worth location.

–from Worthgoing.com, a calendar of events for Fort Worth

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August at the Kimbell

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Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio

Saturday, August 1, 1–1:45 PM
Framed
Free. Limited to 20 children age 12 and under, plus adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Members’ Exhibition Tour

Saturday, August 1, 2 PM
Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
Advance registration required. Call 817-332-8451, ext. 351.
Piano Pavilion

Film

Sunday, August 2, 2 PM
Rosslyn Chapel (2014, 60 min.)
Free; no reservations required.
Kahn Auditorium

Pictures and Pages

Tuesday, August 4, and Wednesday, August 5, 10:30–11:30 AM
Sky Color, by Peter H. Reynolds
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. To be placed on a wait list, please call 817-332-8451,
ext. 351, or e-mail edassist@kimbellmuseum.org.

Piano Pavilion Education StudiosStudio Five 90
Friday, August 7, 5–6:30 PM
Museum Mysteries
Free drop-in program. Limited to 25 teens and adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio

Saturday, August 8, 1–1:45 PM
Framed!
Free. Limited to 20 children age 12 and under, plus adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

After Hours at the Kimbell
Saturday, August 8, 5:30–7:30 PM
Jim’s Jazz Band
Free for members; $30 for nonmembers. No reservations required.
Piano Pavilion

Wednesday Workshop
Saturday, August 12, 2–4:30 PM
Watercolors with Guest Artist Soon Warren
THIS PROGRAM IS FULL. To be placed on a wait list, please call 817-332-8451,
ext. 351, or e-mail edassist@kimbellmuseum.org.

Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Artful Readings
Sunday, August 12, 5:30–7 PM
The Anatomy Lesson: A Novel, by Nina Siegal (2014)
Advance registration required. Call 817-332-8451, ext. 351.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio

Saturday, August 15, 1–1:45 PM
Framed!
Free. Limited to 20 children age 12 and under, plus adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Members’ Exhibition Tour
Saturday, August 15, 2 PM
Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland
Advance registration required. Call 817-332-8451, ext. 351.
Piano Pavilion

Film
Sunday, August 16, 2 PM
Inveraray Castle (2014, 60 min.)
Free; no reservations required.
Kahn Auditorium

Artful Readings
Sunday, August 21, 5:30–7 PM
The Anatomy Lesson: A Novel, by Nina Siegal (2014)
Advance registration required. Call 817-332-8451, ext. 351.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Members’ Coffee and Culture
Saturday, August 22, 10 AM
Ritual and Display in African Sculpture
Advance registration required. Call 817-332-8451, ext. 351.
The Buffet Restaurant

Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio
Saturday, August 22, 1–1:45 PM
Framed!
Free. Limited to 20 children age 12 and under, plus adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Film
Sunday, August 23, 2 PM
Dumfries House (2014, 60 min.)
Free; no reservations required.
Kahn AuditoriumStudio Five 90

Friday, August 28, 5–6:30 PM
Museum Mysteries
Free drop-in program. Limited to 25 teens and adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios

Kimbell Kids Drop-In Studio
Saturday, August 29, 1–1:45 PM
Framed!
Free. Limited to 20 children age 12 and under, plus adults. Sign up one hour ahead.
Piano Pavilion Education Studios
Botticelli to Braque: Masterpieces from the National Galleries of Scotland is organized by the National Galleries of Scotland. It is supported by an indemnity from the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities and by a grant from the Crystelle Waggoner Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.

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Kimbell Art Museum | 3333 Camp Bowie Blvd. | Fort Worth | TX | 76107-2792

 

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Spring Break at the Modern March 9 – 12

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Spring Break Wonders
at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Monday, March 9 through Thursday, March 12xThe Modern will be open for FREE
on Monday, March 9!  www.themodern.org

Free Admission the Monday of Spring Break

The Modern is open and free to the public the Monday of Spring Break! While the museum is normally closed on Mondays, on March 9 our doors are open, admission is waived, and children can begin celebrating with the special gallery program Spring Break Wonders.

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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, but a sign-up sheet is provided at the information desk beginning at 1 pm the day of the program. Attendance is limited; admission and materials are free.

March 9

SCAPES: Visiting the work of Jan Henle, Andreas Gursky, Rosemary Laing, and Hamish Fulton

March 10

SHAPES: Visiting the work of Gordon Matta-Clark and Bernd and Hilla Becher

March 11

ROOMS: Visiting the work of Hiroshi Sugimoto and Hubbard/Birchler

March 12

AGES: Visiting the work of Nicholas Nixon and Carrie Mae Weems

For more information, please send a message to childrensprograms@themodern.org.

Public Tours

For the week of Spring Break, docent-led tours of art on view at the Modern are offered every day at 2 pm.

Special Spring Break sketchbooks for kids are available for FREE at the admission desk. 

 

Café Modern

On FREE Monday, March 9, Café Modern will open the Modern Grill on the Café Terrace with hot dogs, chips, and cookies available for sale from 11 am to 2 pm. KIDS eat FREE! Each child under 12 receives a FREE hot dog and bag of chips. On Tuesday, Café Modern will resume normal service.

Menu (for adults and children age 12 and over)

Hot Dog  $3

Bag of Chips  $1.50

2 cookies for $1

 

 

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, 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 in 2015 and half-price every Wednesday.

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William Greiner: Leaving Love Field

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November 22, 1963 shocked the world. How much it changed the character of Dallas is something we cannot measure. Soon after, we as a nation accepted the fact that our beloved President Kennedy was gone and Dallas was no longer the same. PDNB Gallery will exhibit William Greiner: Leaving Love Field, a show that will feature Greiner’s photographs and collages that trace the historic path that JFK took when he landed at Love Field that cool November morning in Dallas. Exhibition will be on view November 23, 2013 – January 4, 2014 with an artist reception Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 5 – 8 pm.

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery  |  214.969.1852  |  info@pdnbgallery.com | 1202 Dragon Street, Ste. 103, Dallas, Texas  75207 | http://www.pdnbgallery.com

PDNB Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 AM – 6 PM

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Revisiting Latin America

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PDNB Gallery opened its doors in 1995 with an exhibition of Latin American photography. This November, Revisiting Latin America will include many of the artists featured in the gallery’s debut exhibition. Throughout the past eighteen years the gallery has given solo exhibitions to many Latin artists including Marta María Pérez Bravo (Cuba), Carlos Jurado (Mexico), Lorry Salcedo (Peru),Luis Gonzalez Palma (Guatemala), Cassio Vasconcellos (Brazil), Mario Algaze (Cuba), Vik Muniz (Brazil) and Esteban Pastorino Diaz (Argentina). This show will include these plus many others that have established themselves as significant artists in the U.S. and their own countries. Revisiting Latin America will be on view November 23, 2013 – February 15, 2014, with an opening reception Saturday, November 23, 2013 from 5 – 8 pm.

Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery  |  214.969.1852  |  info@pdnbgallery.com | 1202 Dragon Street, Ste. 103, Dallas, Texas  75207 | http://www.pdnbgallery.com

PDNB Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 AM – 6 PM

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Free Public Screening of Picturing Bill: Portraits of William Eggleston

 

William Eggleston,  Yellow Flowers Hillside, California, 1978 Dye Transfer

William Eggleston,
Yellow Flowers Hillside, California, 1978
Dye Transfer

Photographer William Eggleston crossed the barriers and transformed the history of photography, making him one of the most influential artists of the 20th century.

Join us, Saturday, November 9th starting at 11 am for a free public screening of Picturing Bill: Portraits of William Eggleston an unfinished film focusing on the 2003 exhibition of the same titled in New Orleans, Louisiana, curated by PDNB artist William Greiner. The film is approximately 14 min and will play throughout the day.

William Eggleston: His Circle & Beyond on view through November 9, 2013. Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery  |  214.969.1852  |  info@pdnbgallery.com | 1202 Dragon Street, Ste. 103, Dallas, Texas  75207 | http://www.pdnbgallery.com

PDNB Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11 AM – 6 PM

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