Bechtler By Night: Celestial

Bechtler By Night: Celestial

LOCATION: BECHTLER MUSEUM OF MODERN ART

FRIDAY, MAY 18 AT 6 P.M.

BECHTLER BY NIGHT

Art enthusiasts across the city of Charlotte have made #BechtlerByNight the premiere art event to look forward to the third Friday of every month. Friday, May 18, the Bechtler will provide a night of entertainment with Celestial.

In May, Bechtler By Night celebrates the universes most epic canvas: outer space! Join us for Celestial, where you can make your own angel wings in the Bechtler lobby, or Pop Art prints inspired by outer space in the second floor classroom. Also get your first look at the latest fourth-floor exhibition, Wrestling the Angel: A Century of Artists Reckoning with Religion.

Bechtler By Night lets you experience the museum galleries for free from 5-9 p.m. every third Friday of the month. Gather friends and view the extensive Bechtler collection under the cover of the night sky!

MAY THEME: CELESTIAL

  • Free Admission from 5-9 p.m.
  • Exhibitions on View: 2 - Framing It; 4 - Wrestling the Angel: A Century of Artists Reckoning with Religion
  • Gallery games and scavenger hunts
  • Bechtler BINGO - Raffle prize!
  • Enjoy light bites and a cash bar
  • Lobby: Angel Wings
  • Classroom: Pop Art Prints
  • Featured Cocktail: Blue Lagoon (vodka, blue curacao, lemonade)


#BechtlerByNight occurs every third Friday of the month, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. Admission and museum activities are free. Small plates are available for purchase. There will be a cash-only bar serving wine, beer, spirits and nonalcoholic beverages.



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