Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth (The Modern)
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth(The Modern) houses a collection of over 3,000 items dated from 1945 to the present and includes paintings, sculptures, photographs, videos and prints. It is one of the largest exhibitions of postwar art in the central United States, and while all major, international artistic movements are represented in the museum, there is an emphasis on pop and minimalist art, as well as German art of the 1970s and 1980s.
Educational programs, exhibits and curations vary throughout the year, while lectures, tours, workshops and classes are offered in honor of modern art. There are also films and performances. Designed by the Japanese architect Tadao Ando, the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth was named one of the “world’s most beautiful art museums” by Travel + Leisure magazine.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth is located at 3200 Darnell Street in Fort Worth’s Cultural District, approximately two miles west of Downtown Fort Worth. The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with extended hours on Tuesday and Friday. Admission costs $10 for adults, $4 for students and is free for children under 12. Parking is available.