Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Dedicated to the art movements of the mid-20th century, this museum’s collection of modern and abstract art includes work by artists like Giacometti, Warhol, and Le Corbusier. Groups can see American and European painting, sculpture, and drawings, including work from the School of Paris. Groups can schedule a tour of a current exhibit or about one of 4 focus topics: the museum’s architecture, the techniques and subjects of sculpture in the museum, modern and contemporary artists, and the history of the Bechtler family and their art collection. The monthly Modernism + Film program investigates themes in art and design, using film.
Contact Info 
Address: 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202. Mecklenburg County. Tel: 704-353-9200. Email: education@bechtler.org. Website: www.bechtler.org. Hrs: Mon. & Wed.-Sat. 10AM-5PM, Sun. 12PM-5PM.
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours, Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art.

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Museums & Exhibits Lesson Plan

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