The Bechtler Young Visionaries is an affiliate group of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art designed to connect Charlotte’s young professionals (and those who are young at heart) with the museum and with others who share an interest in modern art and modernism. Bechtler Young Visionary members are invited to attend innovative programs and participate in community outreach projects. Steering Committee members assist in crafting activities and guiding the group's focus.

Benefits of Membership

  • Invitations to BYV events and networking opportunities
  • Free daily general museum admission
  • Discounted tickets to the Bechtler’s annual fundraising gala
  • Invitation to museum exhibition opening events
  • Discounts at the museum store
  • Discounted admission to museum programs like Jazz at the Bechtler, Modernism + Film, Guest Lectures and more
  • Reciprocal member privileges at participating museums throughout the Southeastern U.S.
  • All related museum membership benefits


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How to Join

To join the Bechtler Young Visionaries, you must first have a current Bechtler membership (purchase a standard individual membership here). Annual membership in the Bechtler Young Visionaries is $35 for an individual and $70 for a couple. The fee is added to any level of Bechtler Museum of Modern Art membership. Becoming a Bechtler Young Visionaries member is easy using one of these methods:

Upcoming Events

  • Check back here soon for the latest BYV events!

See photos from Bechtler Young Visionaries' events on Flickr.


  • Monday10am - 5pm
  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday10am - 5pm
  • Thursday10am - 5pm
  • Friday10am - 5pm
  • Saturday10am - 5pm
  • Sunday12pm - 5pm


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