The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is a testament to the Bechtler family members who stood as leaders in supporting and advancing artists of the modernist period. We invite you to join the museum at a leadership level as a member of the Modernist Society. 


All of the benefits of the Firebird Scoiety Membership, plus:

  • Additional 5 percent discount in store (total: 20 percent)
  • 2 additional guest passes (total: 10)
  • 2 additional postcards (total: 8)
  • Unlimited free admission for your guests when they accompany you
  • Recognition on the donor wall
  • Invitation to travel with the Bechtler to an international destination (once per year)
  • Receptions and dinners with guest speakers and artists
  • Modernist-only pre-opening exhibition receptions
  • New Modernist tour with key staff
  • 20 percent museum facility rental discount
  • Complimentary 1-year Individual membership to use as a gift (increased from 6 months at Firebird Society level)


All of the benefits of the Modernist Membership, plus:

  • Complimentary admission to all museum-sponsored events
  • Museum store concierge shopping and gift wrapping
  • Private tour of exhibitions and collections with key staff
  • Additional 5 percent museum facility rental discount (total: 25 percent)


All of the benefits of the Modernist Benefactor Membership, plus:

  • President available for private museum tours and events
  • Complimentary admission for you and 2 guests to all museum-sponsored events
  • Annual Chairman's dinner
  • Delivery of museum store purchases
  • Additional 5 pecent museum facility rental discount (total: 30 percent)

Purchase Modernist Society memberships online:

Modernist Society
Modernist Society Benefactor
Modernist Society Leader

Memberships may also be purchased by phone at 704.353.9200 or at the admissons desk. To request a membership brochure call 704.353.9200 or send an e-mail to

For more information about Modernist Society membership benefits, e-mail Rebecca Morris, Director of Individual Giving or call 704.353.9216.


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


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