Family Day

Family Day

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

SATURDAY, MAY 11 FROM 12 - 4:30 P.M.

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art offers a memorable day of exploring and discovering three floors of fun, complete with a sculpture terrace. Right on the corner of S.Tryon and Levine Avenue of the Arts, your kids are sure to learn about themselves and the art world around them. The best part is, they won't even notice they're learning!

Channel that creative energy and check out Family Day at the Bechtler. This free afternoon for kids under 18 and $9 for adults will be held on Saturday, May 11 from noon until 4:30 p.m. Workshops are themed around the museum’s current exhibitions, Sculpture from the Bechtler Collection and Nomadic Murals: Tapestries of the Modern Era.

At the Bechtler art activities will include creating personalized handmade cards, miniature artist books and tiny tapestries – in honor of Nomadic Murals: Tapestries of the Modern Era. Kids will also love art-focused tours that begin in the lobby at 1 p.m. or 3 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 11 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon. 

ACTIVITIES

Personalized Handmade Cards

Minitaure Artist Books

Tiny Tapestries

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

ADMISSION

Admission to Family Day is FREE for kids under 18 and $9 for adults. On Family Day, all children's merchandise in the museum store is discounted at 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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