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Free admission at The Modern

March 26, 2013 by Jennifer Retter

Event Date: 
Sat, 05/18/2013 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Visitors to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will receive free admission to the Museum's permanent collection and the special exhibition FOCUS: Barry McGee on Saturday, May 18, in honor of the Association of Art Museum Directors' (AAMD) Art Museum Day. The Museum will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Museum guests can take advantage of an architecture tour at 11 a.m., a permanent collection tour at 2 p.m., or visit with "Ask Me" docents stationed throughout the galleries between noon and 2 p.m.

The Modern is a small part of the nearly 120 AAMD member museums across North America celebrating the annual event. AAMD's Art Museum Day coincides with International Museum Day, which is organized every year around the world by the International Council of Museums. Scattered across the United States, Mexico, and Canada, the AAMD member participants include smaller regional museums and leading international institutions. Participation of the many museums emphasizes the lasting impact art museums have on their communities and highlights the significance of visual art on society, while providing an array of opportunities for audiences to interact with the unique programs that art museums offer.

Sports Calendar

Friday, October 31

  • AHS Varsity vs. Granbury at Aledo Bearcat Stadium, Football Senior Parent Night, 7:30 p.m.

  • Trinity Christian Academy Varsity at Newman International, 7:30 p.m. *District Game

Tuesday, November 4

  • AHS Varsity Girls Orange at Wichita Falls Varsity Tournament, Canyon West, 9:00 a.m.

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Stephenville Henderson JH at Aledo MS;
    7C, 5:00;
    7B, 6:00;
    7A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

  • Aledo Middle School at Stephenville Henderson JH;
    8C, 5:00;
    8B, 6:00;
    8A, 7:00 p.m.
    *Times are tentative and subject to change. Then length of games will determine the starting times for the rest of the games.

Friday, November 7

  • AHS Varsity at Cleburne, 7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 14

  • AHS Varsity Girls Black at Texas Girls Classic, Texarkana Country Club through Nov. 15

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