For Immediate Release
April 12, 2012
Fort Worth, TX

Kendal Smith Lake
First Fridays at the Modern

May, June, July, August 


Cocktails. Music. Art. Dining.


Cafe Modern's Patio chosen number 1 in DFW by Zagat's Texas survey.

The first Friday of each month, the Star-Telegram, the Modern, and Café Modern team up to bring you live music and cocktails in the Museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Bring your friends and enjoy diverse live performances, cocktail selections, and dinner in Café Modern. A docent-led, 20-minute tour of the galleries is available at 6:30 pm. The tour is free for Modern members and Star-Telegram Press Pass holders.


May 4

St. Frinatra

Special cocktail: May Day


June 1

Steve Story Trio

Special Cocktail: Summer Breeze


July 6 

Texas Gypsies

Special cocktail: Texas Sunset 


August 3

Kevin Townson Trio

Special cocktail:  The Sizzler





Friday Nights at Café Modern Are Always Happening

Fresh, seasonal entrees; amazing cocktails and wine pairings; and stunning architecture make Café Modern a favorite date night or gathering place for locals, out of town visitors, and guests. Dinner choices are always delicious, the setting is dramatic, and special events abound, from customized cocktails to guest chefs. An ongoing film series, Magnolia at the Modern, offers critically acclaimed films every Friday night at 6 and 8 pm as an exciting pairing of cinema, culture, and dining all in one spectacular setting. 

Dinner is served every Friday evening from 5 to 10 pm. For dinner reservations and information, call 817.840.2157.


For a schedule of films, visit





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-Sun10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-8 pm   


General Admission Prices (includes special exhibition)

$4 for students with ID and seniors (60+)

$10 for adults (13+)

Free for children 12 and under

Free for Modern members

Free the first Sunday of every month and half-price every Wednesday



Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Sat-Sun10 am-3 pm
Fri 5-10 pm
Coffee, snacks, and dessert 10 am-4:30 pm  Menus are available online at


The Museum is closed Mondays and holidays, including New Year's Day, Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, and Christmas Day.