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First Friday at the Modern

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Join us for First Friday at the Modern. We invite you to enjoy an evening of art and music.

The first Friday of each month, the Modern and Café Modern team up to bring you live music from the First Friday House Band, and drink specials and tasty light bites in the museum's Grand Lobby from 5 to 8 pm. Invite friends to enjoy a unique opportunity to experience the Modern in the evening. 
Café Modern and Executive Chef Jett Mora will be serving a light dining menu in the lobby. Specialty drinks along with beer and wine will be available at the cash bar, with happy hour selections.

Gallery admission is free for everyone on Fridays! A complimentary docent-led, 20-minute tour is available at 6:30 pm.
The ongoing film series, Magnolia at the Modern, offers critically acclaimed films every Friday night. 
Plan to stay for dinner at Café Modern!

Executive Chef Jett Mora and General Manager Jamie Holderby with Wolfgang Puck Catering welcome you for Friday dinner! Café Modern provides warm hospitality, creative cuisine, and seasonal menus rooted in Texas ingredients. The menus feature comfort food with global influences and a beverage program showcasing local spirits. Café Modern offers seating indoors and on the expansive outdoor patio. With stunning architecture as a backdrop, Café Modern is a favorite date night or gathering place for locals and out-of-town visitors. Dinner choices are always delicious, the setting is dramatic.

Seating for dinner every Friday evening from 5 to 8:30 pm. For dinner reservations and information, call 817.840.2157 or visit OpenTable online.

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3200 Darnell Street · Fort Worth, TX 76107