FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 26, 2012
Fort Worth, TX
Dustin Van Orne
Media Relations Coordinator
817.738.9215 x151
817.735.1161 fax
dustin@themodern.org
www.themodern.org
 
TUESDAY EVENINGS
 LECTURE SERIES AT THE MODERN
Fall 2012 Schedule

These lectures are held in the Modern's auditorium and begin at 7 pm. The Tuesday Evenings series brings artists, scholars, and critics to discuss their work each week during the spring and fall. The fall series begins September 11 and ends December 4. Admission is free and open to the public. Free admission tickets can be picked up at the Modern's admission desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to the first 250 ticketholders. A live broadcast of the lecture will be shown in Café Modern for any additional guests. The Museum galleries and Café Modern will remain open until 7 pm on Tuesdays during the series, (regular gallery admission charge applies). More information on each speaker will be sent at a later date and will be available at www.themodern.org 

 

New this Season!

Café Modern will be open for dinner on Tuesday nights during the lecture series.

Enjoy a fine dining experience before or after the lecture; seating is available from 5 pm to 8:30 pm. For reservations, call 817.840.2174 or visit www.themodern.org/cafe.

 

Revisit the insightful lectures from the Tuesday Evening lecture series or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum's collection with the Modern Podcasts. Hear artists speak about their work, or listen to curators' perspectives and discussions. Visit www.themodern.org or subscribe to our Podcasts on iTunes or using the RSS feed in your preferred program.

 

SCHEDULE 

 

September 11 - David Dawson, artist and longtime assistant and friend of Lucian Freud

 

September 18 - Nicholas Nixon, artist

 

September 25 - Rosson Crow, artist

 

October 2 - KAWS, artist

 

October 9 - Martin Gayford, art critic, writer, and subject of the painting Man with a Blue Scarf by Lucian Freud

 

October 16 - Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, founder and principal of Marlon Blackwell Architect

 

October 23 - Michael Auping, chief curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

 

October 30 - Gary Simmons, artist

 

November 13 - Bruce Nauman, artist

 

November 27 - Howard Rachofsky, art collector

 

December 4 - Jenny Holzer, artist

 

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

Tues 10 am-7 pm (Sep-Nov, Feb-Apr)

Wed-Sun 10 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.

 

CAFÉ MODERN
Lunch 

Tue-Fri 11 am-2:30 pm
Brunch 

Sat-Sun10 am-3 pm
Dinner 

Fri 5-10 pm
Coffee, snacks, and dessert

10 am-4:30 pm

 

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

 

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