InReach is a leader in providing housing, jobs and community support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg and surrounding counties. The museum began partnering with InReach in 2011 by providing hands-on art making, museum tours and special exhibitions of the participants' works. Museum staff and teaching artists plan and execute on-site residencies and explore modern art, artists and techniques.
Jean Tinguely - Albatros
© 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris
The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to the celebration and analysis of the strongest aspects of mid- century modernism as reflected in the holdings of the Bechtler collection.
The collection comprises
more than 1,400 works by 20th-century modern artists. Some works are accompanied by books, photographs and letters illustrating personal connections to the Bechtler family.
Charlotte is fondly referred to as the Queen City and is named after Queen Charlotte, the wife of King George III of England. It is the largest city in North Carolina and is situated halfway between Raleigh and Atlanta.