The Levine Center for the Arts member institutions have partnered to provide free, themed 30-minute docent-led tours every third Thursday of the month at noon. Click here for more information.
The Bechtler offers guided and self-guided school tours. Guided tours are led by specially trained docents and last 45-60 minutes. A minimum of 10 students is required for a guided tour. All group tours, guided or self-guided, must be scheduled with the museum's education department at least 30 days in advance. The museum requires an adult chaperone accompany each group of 10 students. Programs for students with disabilities are available by request.
Admission is $2 per student, chaperone or parent. After-school tours also are charged $2 per student. To book a tour, contact the Education Department at 704.353.9218 or email email@example.com at least 30 days in advance for all guided tours. Please include the following information when registering:
- Name of school
- Lead teacher's name and contact information
- Grade level
- Number of students
- Number of chaperones
- Special needs or requests
- Guided or self-guided tour
- The preferred date and time of the tour. Please include up to three alternate dates.
- Click here for an educator resource guide, useful for planning a school visit to the Bechtler.
The Bechtler offers guided and self-guided group tours. Guided tours are led by specially trained docents and last 45-60 minutes. A minimum of 10 individuals is required for a guided tour. All group tours, guided or self-guided, must be scheduled with the museum's education department at least 30 days in advance. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 704.353.9218 to book all tours. Admission for groups is $6 for adults and $4 for seniors and college students. Educators receive a discounted admission price of $4.
In addition to a docent-led tour of the museum galleries, topics that may be addressed or emphasized on your visit include:
-The Bechtler Family
-Works from the permanent collection
-Furniture or functional art (as seen in The House That Modernism Built)
-Printmaking (as seen in The Art of the Print)
Experiential Group Tour: Bechtler Collection Up Close
Participants will get a sense of how a small art museum works while learning about the specific artists of the Bechtler collection and how their creative processes informed the artworks that are on view at the time of the participant’s visit. Participants will experience a hands-on art workshop and a gallery tour with sketching.
Minimum number of participants: 10
Maximum number of participants: 40
Availability: Upon request
Length of tour: up to 2 ½ hours
Cost: $20 per person
For reservations contact: email@example.com or 704.353.9218
To supplement a self-guided tour with children, the Bechtler will provide materials that will assist families during their visit and provide them with a particular focus that welcomes the observations of children and adults alike.
To experience the museum on your own, take advantage of the museum’s map, which may be picked up at the visitor services desk.
- Monday10am - 5pm
- Wednesday10am - 5pm
- Thursday10am - 5pm
- Friday10am - 5pm
- Saturday10am - 5pm
- Sunday12pm - 5pm
Book a space at the Bechtler to host your next event.
An Individual Membership with unlimited access to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is $50.