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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Sheila Kennedy talks research, environment during Tuesday Evenings at the Modern

This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public each Tuesday from September 12 through November 14 (no lecture October 31).

Sheila Kennedy is a Professor of Architecture at MIT and a founding Principal of KVA Matx. Matx is a practice recognized for innovations in architecture and material research, and the design of “next-generation infrastructure” to assist with the ever-changing public needs.

Kennedy directs Matx, working with business leaders, institutions and public agencies to design clean energy products, as well as “soft” infrastructure for networked cities and urbanizing regions.

In an MITei news release, Kennedy was described as an “insightful and original thinker who is designing new ways of working, learning, leading and innovating.”

For Tuesday Evenings, Kennedy presents selected KVA projects and shares the guiding principles of an architecture practice recognized for its creative and conscientious approach to our built environment.

Visit www.themodern.org/programs/lectures for more information on each talk.

Lectures begin at 7 pm in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth’s auditorium. Seating begins at 6:30 pm and is limited to 250; a live broadcast of the presentations is shown in Café Modern for any additional guests.

A limited number of tickets (limit two per person) will be available for purchase ($5) from 10 am until 4 pm the day of the lecture online at www.themodern.org/programs/lectures. Free admission tickets (limit two per person) are available at the Modern’s information desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture. The museum galleries remain open until 7 pm on Tuesdays during the series (general admission applies).

Café Modern serves cocktails and appetizers on Tuesday nights during the lecture series.   

Revisit the insightful lectures from Tuesday Evenings or discover new ways to look at works in the Museum’s collection with the Modern Podcasts. Hear artists speak about their work, or listen to curators’ perspectives and discussions, www.themodern.org/podcasts.

 

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