Family Day

Family Day

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

SATURDAY, MAY 19 FROM NOON UNTIL 4:30 P.M.

Kids and families can explore the art and artists in the Bechtler collection through special hands-on art activities and family-focused museum tours during Family Day Saturday, May 19 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon. 

ACTIVITIES

Recreate the colorful stained glass-inspired paintings of Alfred Manessier with oil pastels in the second-floor classroom. Make your own stained glass laminates in the Bechtler lobby. Create paper collages in the fourth-floor family gallery based on the colorful collages of Charlotte artist Romare Bearden, as seen currently on view in Wrestling the Angel. Finally, test your eagle eyes to see if you can find certain pieces of Bechtler artwork and win prizes with Bechtler BINGO.

Complimentary guided tours of the galleries will be availabe at 1 and 3 p.m., which meet in the Bechtler lobby.

ADMISSION

Admission to Family Day is FREE for kids under 18 and $8 for adults. On Family Day, all children's merchandise in the museum store is discounted 10%. Choose from a selection of art books, contemporary toys, activity sets and more. 

Image: Family Day at the Bechtler © Wendy Yang Photography

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MUSEUM HOURS

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

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TOURS

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