Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

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Fort Worth, TX 76110

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Gallery Talk with David Bates

 Bates and Modern Curator of Education Terri Thornton give a walk through talk  on Bates’s current show.

FOCUS: Rirkrit Tiravanija

The third and last Director’s Council FOCUS exhibition for the 2013-2014 season features the work of Tiravanija, whose work often involves cooking in art-related places, such […]

Michael Petry: Lecture

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Museum’s auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations […]

David Bates in conversation with Tyler Green

A series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast […]

David Bates

The Modern and the Nasher present a joint exhibition of the work of artist David Bates. The exhibition is a retrospective of Bates’s work installed […]

Fred Tomaselli: Lecture

Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. […]

FOCUS: Fred Tomaselli

Tomaselli is known for his visually packed paintings that are hybrid in materials, subjects, and cultural references.  The exhibition presents a selection of works that […]

Naomi Rincón-Gallardo

In conjunction with México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990, these special gallery talks feature artists included in the exhibition.

Gustavo Artigas: lecture

Born in Mexico City, Artigas engages in institutional critique with poetic works that call for participation and attempt to elicit a personal inquisition from viewers. […]

FOCUS: Terry Haggerty

Haggerty draws on the vocabulary of abstract art to create his illusory paintings and large-scale wall works.

Newton and Helen Mayer Harrison: lecture

The Harrisons, a collaborative team, have worked with biologists, ecologists, architects, urban planners to create dialogue around biodiversity and community development. The fall series for […]

Yoshua Okón: lecture

Yoshua Okón is an artist born and raised in Mexico City. Two of his video installations are featured in the Modern’s exhibition México Inside Out: […]

Melanie Smith: Lecture

Melanie Smith is an artist whose work is a re-reading of avant-garde movements with a particular focus on Latin America, especially Mexico. The fall series […]

José Antonio Vega Macotela

Macotela discusses his use of art as a tool for recontextualizing the meaning of everyday life. The fall series for Tuesday Evenings at the Modern […]

James Timberlake: Lecture

In conjunction with AIA Fort Worth’s annual Design Awards, the Modern invites you to join James Timberlake, this year’s lead juror, as he discusses inquisitive […]

Andy Coolquit: lecture

Andy Coolquitt, an Austin-based artist, creates installations that are activated through casual but precise arrangements, suggesting purpose and relationships. The fall series for Tuesday Evenings […]

Michelle Grabner: Lecture

Chicago-based artist, curator, art writer, Professor and Chair of Painting and Drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, senior critic for Yale […]

Andrea Karnes Lecture

Modern curator Andrea Karnes, who has brought some of the Museum’s most challenging and engaging exhibitions to Modern audiences-including Hubbard/Birchler: No Room to Answer in […]

Fort Worth Modern Lecture Series: Barry McGee

With his work featured in the museum’s exhibition FOCUS: Barry McGee, the San Francisco-based artist will be in conversation with the Modern’s curator Andrea Karnes. McGee […]

FOCUS: Barry McGee

McGee emerged in the early 1990s as part of the graffiti boom in San Francisco.

FOCUS: Yinka Shonibare MBE

Shonibare explores colonialism through life-size sculptural tableaux featuring staged, headless mannequins dressed in elaborate period garments.