Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to Participate in Blue Star Museums Program

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, one of more than 1,500 museums across the United States, to offer FREE admission to military personnel and their families this summer.

The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth will participate in the Blue Star Museums program, in collaboration with the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, and the Department of Defense, and more than 1,500 museums across America, by offering free gallery admission to active-duty military personnel and their families. Leadership support has been provided by MetLife Foundation through Blue Star Families.

FREE  Museum Admission for Military Personnel and Their Families

The FREE admission program is available to all active-duty military and their immediate family members (military ID holder and five immediate family members). Active-duty military include Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, Coast Guard, and active-duty National Guard and active duty Reserve members.

These visitors may simply show their military identification at the admission desk for complimentary tickets.The Blue Star Museums program runs from Memorial Day, May 28 through to Labor Day, September 3, 2012. The Modern will begin free admission on Friday, May 25 through Sunday, September 2. The Modern is closed on Mondays and holidays.

This year, more than 1,500 museums in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and American Samoa are taking part in the initiative. To find other museums that are participating, visit www.arts.gov/bluestarmuseums. The site includes a list of participating museums and a map to help with visit planning.

Museum Gallery Hours
Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm
Fri 10 am-8 pm
Closed Mondays

General Admission Prices
$4 for students with ID and seniors (60+)
$10 for adults (13+)
Free for children 12 and under
Free for Modern members
Free the first Sunday of every month and half-price every Wednesday.

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

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
3200 Darnell Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107
817-738-9215
www.themodern.org
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