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Tuesday Evening Lectures at The Modern

These lectures in the Modern’s auditorium begin at 7 p.m. The Tuesday Evenings series brings artists, scholars, and critics to discuss their work each week at the Modern. The fall series continues through October 27. Admission is free and open to the public. Free admission tickets can be picked up at the Modern’s admission desk beginning at 5 p.m. on the day of the lecture. Seating begins at 6:30 p.m. 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 p.m. on Tuesdays during the series, (regular gallery admission charge applies).

Revisit the insightful lectures from the Tuesday Evening lecture series or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum’s collection. 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.

September 29

Gardar Eide Einarsson is the artist featured in the Modern’s first FOCUS exhibition of the 2009-2010 season, which opens December 13. This Tuesday Evening presentation offers insight into work described in the 2008 Whitney Biennial exhibition catalogue as, “Investigations into various forms of social transgression and arguments for political subversion.” Einarsson’s text-based works, coupled with graphics from various subcultures and other installation elements, evoke cerebral and visceral readings based on complex associations and what the artist calls a “new take on Minimalism,” in which he investigates the viewer’s physical relationship with the art.

Tuesday Evening Cocktails and Light Bites

Guests can enjoy refreshments from 5 to 7 p.m. in Café Modern before the Tuesday Evenings lecture series. Choose from Café Modern’s unique Modern cocktail menu or distinctive wine list. Coffee, tea, and light snacks are also available.

Upcoming Schedule

  • September 29 – Gardar Eide Einarsson
  • October 6 – Wellington Reiter
  • October 13 – Susan Rothenberg, book signing at 5:30 pm
  • October 20 – William Lamson
  • October 27-Tony Scherman

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
Telephone 817.738.9215
www.themodern.org

Museum Gallery Hours
Tues 10 am-7 pm (Sep-Nov)
Wed-Sat 10 am-5 pm
Sun 11 am-5 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 every Wednesday and the first Sunday of every month

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

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