Jul 01, 2012 - Aug 11, 2013

The Modern maintains one of the foremost collections of modern and contemporary international art in the central United States. Various movements, themes, and styles are represented, including Abstract Expressionism, Color Field painting, Pop art, and Minimalism, as well as aspects of New Image Painting from the 1970s and beyond, recent developments in abstraction and figurative sculpture, and contemporary movements in photography, video, and digital imagery.

Nov 20, 2012 - Aug 11, 2013

December 2012 is the 10th anniversary of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s building designed by Tadao Ando. The Modern will mark the anniversary with a series of new acquisitions on view this fall, culminating in a celebration gala and dinner on December 6, 2012.

Director Marla Price comments, “These are exciting additions to the Modern’s permanent collection. We are acquiring work by important new artists in several cases and increasing our holdings of works by Vernon Fisher, Dan Flavin, Howard Hodgkin, Sol LeWitt, Bruce Nauman, and Nicholas Nixon.”

Mar 31, 2013 - Jun 02, 2013

The city provides the context for the visually packed work of San Francisco native Barry McGee. Since the mid-1980s, when McGee was a teenager, he has lived in the city’s oldest neighborhood, the Mission District. At that time, the Mission held a colorful, somewhat seedy, antiestablishment atmosphere with a thriving culture of youth, alternative musicians, artists, and thinkers. The vibe of the Mission influenced the artist early on, and he began to infiltrate the area’s flourishing graffiti boom with images that he created to reflect his surroundings.

May 13, 2013 - Sep 20, 2014

The first floor of the Museum is closed for the installation for Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980s.

May 30, 2013

Café Modern chef Dena Peterson blends seasonal, local ingredients to create globally inspired, simply delicious fare. Join us for “ITALIAN WINE DINNER,” five-course wine dinner, Thursday, May 30 at 6:30 pm. Spend an elegant evening enjoying fresh, artfully crafted cuisine, matched perfectly with Italian wines served against the backdrop of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s iconic architecture and serene reflecting pond.

Course 1
Lemon  Arancini, King crab, Fennel and Arugula Salad
Feudi Falanghina, Sannio Falanguina 2011