Tuesday, April 24, 2007


This Friday will be the second installment of The Modern's "Modern Til' Midnight" after hours shindig. Guests will experience the special exhibition Pretty Baby by taking part in special activities throughout the evening, including conceptual projects, interactive events, spotlight tours, and art explorations in the galleries.

Gallery activities offer opportunities through personal and collective explorations to consider the wonder and complexity of childhood as proposed in this provocative exhibition. Activities based on play, recollection, memories, feelings, observations, and documentation are occasions for recalling and reconsidering childhood while viewing the sundry takes on the topic by the thirteen artists represented in Pretty Baby.

Café Modern and Lobby Bar
Cash bars and coffee bar are available from 6 pm until last call at 11:30 pm. Enjoy a global assortment of Modern appetizers and Café Modern food service from 6 to 11 pm.*
*Beverages and food are not included in admission price.

Enjoy live music in the
Modern’s Sculpture Garden

DJ Sober of the Party – 7:30 pm
Mom – 9:30 pm
Kid Koala – 10:30 pm

Film Programs
Free with admission to Modern ‘til Midnight. Auditorium seating is limited to 250.

Pretty Baby Film Series
Short Subject Films by Miranda July
8 pm

Getting Stronger Every Day
(2001, 7 minutes)
Nest of Tens (2000, 27 minutes)
The Amateurist (1998, 14 minutes)
Atlanta (1996, 10 minutes)

Me and You and Everyone We Know (2005), 9 pm
Written and directed by artist Miranda July, Me and You and Everyone We Know is a poetic and penetrating observation of the ways people struggle to connect with one another in an isolating contemporary world.


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