Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

  • 3200 Darnell Street
  • Fort Worth, TX 76107
  • Region: Cultural District
  • (817) 738-9215
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Experience the world-renowned architect Tadao Ando’s “Arbor for Art” in Fort Worth. The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth maintains one of the foremost collections of international modern and contemporary art in the country. See the work of Andy Warhol, Jackson Pollock, and Mark Rothko. Discover amazing contemporary works … displayed in a serene concrete and glass building surrounded by a magnificent reflecting pond. Make the trip to see our special exhibitions and take a docent-led tour.

Visitors to the Museum can also enjoy a fine dining experience in Café Modern’s elliptical dining room set on the Museum’s reflecting pond or shop for unique gifts at The Modern Shop.

  • Banquet Capacity 400
  • Description The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and interpreting international developments in post–World War II art in all media and creating a welcoming environment for its public appreciation. The Modern promotes understanding and interest in art and artists through curatorial research and publications, and a variety of educational programs, including lectures, guided tours, classes, and workshops.
  • Largest Room 4000
  • Reception Capacity 1200
  • Theatre Capacity 250
  • Total Venue Capacity 1200
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Thirteen themed haunted houses across America make up the imagery for Misty Keasler’s Haunt , 2015–2017. A driving force behind this series, which depicts interior rooms and exterior scenes, is... More

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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 6 to 8pm. Invite friends to enjoy unique... More

Pianists Shields-Collins Bray, Catharine Lysinger, Alex McDonald, Evan Mitchell, and Jonathan Tsay WITH WORKS BY JOHN CORIGLIANO, FREDERIC RZEWSKI, AARON JAY KERNIS, DAVID DEL TREDICI, AND LEONARD... More

Brahms String Quartet No. 1, Op. 51 in C Minor Beethoven String Quartet No. 13, Op. 30 in B flat Major Shostakovich String Quartet No. 12, Op. 133 in D flat Major More

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Museum open extended hours until 8 pm on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Fridays in December. For the first time in its history, the Modern will be illuminated with a spectacular array of festive lights in... More

To express gratitude to the many friends and supporters of the Modern, all are invited to a community-wide, free celebration to toast the Museum's 125th Anniversary - making the Modern the oldest... More

Mozart Duo for Violin and Viola in G Major Schumann Three Fantasiestücke for Cello and Piano Brahms Piano Quartet No. 3, Op. 60 in C Minor Gary Levinson, violin; Roberto Díaz, viola; Andrés Díaz,... More

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Nina Chanel Abney's paintings are visually frenetic, reflecting the fast-paced energy of life today. Her imagery refers to such diverse subjects as pop culture, world events, and art history in... More

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In 2007, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth hosted Ron Mueck , featuring the artist's figures that are extraordinarily realistic, except in scale - they are always depicted much smaller or larger... More

Beethoven Sonata for Violin and Piano, No.9, Op. 47 (Kreutzer) Beethoven Serenade for Violin, Viola, Cello, Op. 8 in D Major Franck Piano Quintet in F Minor Gary Levinson, violin; Felix... More

he New York Times called American composer and harpist Hannah Lash’s work “striking and resourceful…handsomely brooding,” raving “you hoped to hear it again.” And artists have certainly agreed; her... More

Brahms Piano Trio, Op. 101, No. 3 in C Major Beach Piano Trio, Op. 150 Beethoven Piano Trio, Op. 97, No. 7 in B flat Major (Archduke) More