Join the Curator's Circle and enjoy insider access to the museum’s renowned collections and exhibitions. The Curator's Circle brings together individuals who share an appreciation for modern art and a personal commitment to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s mission of designing outreach programs that benefit the quality of life for citizens typically underserved by the visual arts sector. Your contribution as a Curator's Circle Member supports the museum’s presentation of exhibitions, public programs and community outreach initiatives.

Curator's Circle members receive a membership to the museum as a benefit of their gift, in addition to many opportunities for deeper engagement with art, artists, touring exhibitions, and the Bechtler collection through a diverse schedule of events and programming. For questions about joining the Curator's Circle, please email Mat Duncan, Assistant Director for Individual Giving at or call 704.353.9202.


  • Free, unlimited general admission for twelve months.
  • Free admission for four guests with every visit.
  • Invitations to member-only exhibition opening events.
  • 20% museum store discount. 
  • 20% facility rental discount. 
  • National travel opportunities.
  • Fall and Spring VIP Parties. 
  • Private cocktail receptions and guided exhibition tours.
  • Annual donor listing. 
  • Exclusive invitation to annual Curator-led artist studio visit. 
  • Complimentary two-seat Jazz Affinity Group Membership.
  • Free admission to all museum public programs, including Jazz at the Bechtler, Lectures, Music and Museum, and Modernism + Film.
  • Complimentary one-year Supporting level membership to give as a gift.
  • Invitation to the annual Curator's dinner and private Curator's event.
  • Reciprocal member privileges at 200 participating museums throughout the U.S. Southeast, including matching membership level benefits like free admission, member discount in museum shops and cafes, and member discount on programming. 

  • Fiona Bechtler-Levin and Scott Bechtler-Levin


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


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