Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

(817) 738-9215

3200 Darnell Street

Fort Worth, TX 76110


Focus: Joyce Pensato

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

November 21 - January 31, 2016

An exhibition of works by New York-based artist Joyce Pensato. In her work, she utilizes cartoon characters as her jumping off point and "transforms these characters into portraits that vacillate between menacing and amusing, fretful and enthusiastic."

Tuesday Evenings at the Modern Lecture Series

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

September 29 - December 8, 2015

A lecture series by artists, architects, historians, and critics. All lectures are free and open to the public.

Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

September 20 - January 10, 2016

An exhibition of works spanning the artist's 14-year career. Inspired by the tradition of portraiture, Wiley's paintings use patterning and decoration to raise issues of class, race, and gender. This exhibition has been organized by the Brooklyn Museum.


Mistaken for Strangers

A screening of the documentary film “Mistaken For Strangers” following the indie-rock band The National along their biggest tour and focusing on lead singer Matt...

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Larry Clark’s seminal 1995 film, 20 years on.

Laurie Simmons

A lecture with New York-based artist and filmmaker Laurie Simmons, whose large-scale, black-and-white photograph Walking House was recently acquired by the Modern and is featured...

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Mario García Torres

An exhibition of video, photography, and sculptural work by Mexico City-based artist Mario García Torres exploring stories and activities associated with conceptual artists of the...

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The Modern Lecture Series

A series of free lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics–presented each Tuesday evening at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth through...

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Framing Desire: Photography and Video

An exhibition featuring recent acquisitions, including works by Cory Arcangel, Artemio, Larry Clark, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Rineke Dijkstra, Debbie Grossman, Candida Höfer, Misty Keasler, Ragnar Kjartansson,...

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FOCUS: RongRong&inri

The Modern’s FOCUS exhibition series showcases the work of the Chinese/Japanese, husband and wife collaborative team, RongRong&inri, who’ve been creating works that push the boundaries...

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Tuesday Evenings at the Modern: Eric Fischl

Eric Fischl, painter, sculptor, and printmaker gained acclaim in the 1980s with large-scale paintings depicting middle-class American life with themes of adolescent sexuality and voyeurism....

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Kenny Scharf

The 1980s East Village art pop-culture painter/sculptor/animator continues to make the scene. Free admission tickets (limit two) are available at the Modern’s info desk beginning...

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James Cutler: Searching For True

James Cutler, FAIA, founding partner of Cutler Anderson Architects, is known for his environmental and emotional sensitivity to place, institution, program, climate, and cultural circumstance....

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Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s

A who’s who of the Reganomics decade, including Laurie Anderson, Basquiat, Bleckner, Francesco Clemente, Eric Fischl, Nan Goldin, JPeter Halley, Keith Haring, Jenny Holzer, Koons,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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....

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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...

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