The Modern Art Museum in Fort Worth. (Courtesy image |

This popular series of lectures and presentations by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public. Lectures begin at 6 pm in the Modern’s auditorium. Seating is at 5:30 pm. A livestream broadcast of the lecture will be available online.

A limited number of tickets (limit two per person) will be available for purchase ($5) from 10 am until 3 pm the day of the lecture online. Free admission tickets (limit two per person) are available at the Modern’s information desk beginning at 4 pm on the day of the lecture. 

On Tuesday nights during the lecture series, the galleries and shop are open until 6 pm and Café Modern’s bar is open with special artist-inspired signature cocktails (no food service available.) Lectures will not be broadcast into the café this season.

Podcasts of these lectures are available at, two weeks after the presentation date.

Video recordings of the lectures are available on the Modern’s YouTube channel.

Kristin Lucas and Paul Slocum

March 21, 6 pm

Kristin Lucas is an artist represented in I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Digital Screen who explores boundaries in work that spans the genres of moving image and new media, focusing on reimagining, questioning, and thinking through paradigms, often in collaboration with an audience. Paul Slocum is a curator, software developer, artist, musician, and director of the new media art gallery, And/Or Gallery in Pasadena, California. Lucas and Slocum have known and worked with each other for the better part of their careers; And/Or Gallery has represented Lucas since 2008.

Together for Tuesday Evenings at the Modern, they present their individual endeavors and discuss their shared relationship with new media and each other over decades of blazing new trails in the fields of new media and digital art.

Kristin Lucas’s work appears in collections of major institutions including Dia Art Foundation, New York; FRAC Grand Large, Dunkirk, France; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and has been featured in the online publications Art in AmericaEngadget, and Hyperallergic. Her work is represented by And/Or Gallery (Pasadena, California), Postmasters (New York), and Electronic Arts Intermix (New York). She is the recipient of numerous grants and awards, including Engadget Alternate Realities, Rhizome Commissions, Andrea Frank Foundation, Colbert Foundation, Jerome Foundation, Media Arts Assistance Fund, New York State Council on the Arts, and New York Foundation for the Arts; past residencies include ACC Weimar, ARCUS, AIRIE, BAU Institute, Experimental Television Center, Eyebeam, Harvestworks, Institute for Electronic Arts, Pioneer Works, PS1 National Studio Program, and Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Space Program. Lucas earned degrees from The Cooper Union School of Art (BFA) and Stanford University (MFA) and serves as art department faculty for the University of Texas at Austin. She is a member of Collective Task, an international group of artists and poets who publish and perform together.

Paul Slocum is a performing musician and artist who has shown internationally at institutions including The New Museum, MoMA PS1, Eyebeam, Andrea Rosen Gallery, and Deitch Projects in New York; The National Center for the Arts in Mexico City; The Liverpool Biennial; the Dallas Museum of Art; and the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver. His projects have been reviewed in The Wall Street Journal, WIRED, Artforum, ArtNEWS, Spin Magazine, and the Rhizome websiteIn addition to being a software developer, artist, and musician based in Pasadena, California, Slocum is director of And/Or Gallery which shows digital art and develops solutions for digital art displays and conservation. And/Or Gallery is a new media gallery run out of Slocum’s office space. It originally opened in Dallas, Texas in 2006, where the gallery exhibited and achieved groundbreaking digital and internet art including the first exhibition of Petra Cortright and the first exhibition of internet meme cultures in 2009. The gallery moved to Pasadena in 2016.


March 21 – Kristin Lucas, artist and Paul Slocum, artist, musician, and founder of And/Or Gallery

March 28 – Lynn Hershman Leeson, artist

April 4 – Mendi + Keith Obadike, artists

April 8 – Special Program with Morehshin Allahyari and American Artist, artists

April 11 – Maria Elena Ortiz, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth curator


Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

3200 Darnell Street

Fort Worth, Texas 76107

Telephone 817.738.9215

Toll-Free 1.866.824.5566

Museum Gallery Hours

Tue-Sun 10 am-5 pm (before lectures until 6 pm)

Fri 10 am-8 pm

General Admission Prices (includes special exhibition)

$16: General (age 18 and above)

$12: Seniors (age 60+), Active/Retired Military Personnel and First Responders with ID

$10: Students with ID

Free: Under 18 years old

The Museum offers half-price tickets on Sundays and free admission on Fridays.

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

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