The Bechtler Young Visionaries are Charlotte’s next generation of art leaders. BYV’s connect with others who are interested in modern art, meet artists, and learn more about the art world together. They build sustainability for the Bechtler and help share its collection with all by supporting the Museum’s innovative outreach programs.


  • Exclusive access to artists' studios and Charlotte galleries
  • After-work cocktail parties and art talks
  • Invites to Bechtler openings + member events
  • Discounted tickets to Charlotte's most unique Gala
  • Discounts at the museum store
  • Reciprocal member privileges at participating museums throughout the Southeastern U.S.
  • All the other perks of a Bechtler membership. BYV membership is an addition to a museum membership at a level of your choice. 



  • Join the BYV Facebook page and follow us on Instagram @BYVclt
  • Subscribe to our email list by typing "Bechtler Young Visionaries" in the comments field after noting your subscription preferences
  • Email the Bechtler/BYV staff liaison please email Lisa Woods, Membership, Associate Director of Development at or call 704.353.9207

How to Join

To join the Bechtler Young Visionaries, you must first have a current Bechtler membership (purchase a standard individual membership here). Annual membership in the Bechtler Young Visionaries is $35 for an individual and $70 for a couple. The fee is added to any level of Bechtler Museum of Modern Art membership. Becoming a Bechtler Young Visionaries member is easy using one of these methods:

Upcoming Events 

  • TBD

See photos from Bechtler Young Visionaries' events on Flickr.


  • Monday10am - 5pm
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday10am - 5pm
  • Thursday10am - 5pm
  • Friday10am - 5pm
  • Saturday10am - 5pm
  • Sunday12pm - 5pm


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