Family Day

Family Day



Explore the art and artists in the Bechtler collection with your children through special art activities and family-focused museum tours during Family Day Saturday, November 10 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon.

Art activities will illustrate the methods and materials addressed by artists Pablo Picasso, Paul Klee and Alexander Calder. Children ages 5 and older can create wire-frame portraits, oil pastel drawings and Picasso-inspired Cubist “funny face” portraits. Interact with art in the collection by participating in a museum-wide scavenger hunt and family-focused tour.

Admission to Family Day is free for children under 18 years old; all others receive a discounted ticket price of $4. Museum members are free.

On Family Day, all children's merchandise in the museum store is discounted 10%. Chose from a wonderful selection of children's art books and  contemporary toys.

Also on November 10, the Charlotte Symphony's Lollipops Concert

Start off your day of family entertainment on November 10 with the Charlotte Symphony's Lollipops concert in the Knight Theater next door to the Bechtler. Pre-concert hands-on activities begin at 10 a.m. with the concert at 11 a.m. Carnivals and clowns are featured in a performance by Drew Allison and his Grey Seal puppets. Tickets are $15.50 to $24.50. After the concert, visit the Bechtler for Family Day festivities from noon to 4:30 p.m.


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