MODERN MONDAYS

Modern Mondays programs provide an opportunity to interact with museum professionals, scholars and others who present a deeper understanding of works on exhibition in the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. The series is designed to enrich to the museum experience through hands-on activities, tours and lectures.

TIME

A cash-bar reception begins at 6 p.m. in the museum lobby followed by the program at 6:30 p.m.

TICKETS

Tickets are usually free for museum members/$8 for non-members. Some programs may be free to all attendees. Workshops may require a fee for art supplies. Purchase and reserve tickets online, by phone 704.353.9200 or at the admissions desk.

September 23 - The Pop Art Revolution

Dr. Bradford Collins, author of Pop Art: The Independent Group to Neo Pop, 1952-1990 and Associate Professor of Art History at the University of South Carolina, presents the lecture The Pop Art Revolution. Read more.   

October 7 - Aftershock: The Convergence of '60s Art and Fashion

Mike Watson, Fashion Marketing Instructor at the Art Institute of Charlotte, presents the lecture Aftershock: The Convergence of '60s Art and Fashion. Read more.

November 4 - The New Permissiveness: Cinema in Flux

Lawrence Toppman, movie and performing arts critic for the Charlotte Observer, presents the lecture The New Permissiveness: Cinema in Flux. Read more.

November 18 - Subvert: Narrative Cycles in European Prints of the 1960s

Tyler Starr, Assistant Professor of Art at Davidson College, discusses prints featured in the exhibition Modernism in Changing Times: Works from 1968. Read more.

December 2 - A World in Flux: Cultural and Scientific Upheaval

Ann Fox and David Wessner, Professors at Davidson College, present the lecture A World in Flux: Cultural and Scientific Upheaval. Read more.

February 3 - Before, During and After: The Building of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art

Before, During and After: The Building of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. - See more at: http://bechtler.org/Learn/Events/details/modern-mondays-31#sthash.3qixh9oe.dpuf

Charlotte photographer Mitchell Kearney presents the lecture Before, During and After: The Building of the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. Read more. 4th-floor gallery. Free for members/$8 non-members.

April 14 - Printmaking: Between Fine Art and Design

Erik Waterkotte, UNC Charlotte Assistant Professor Art and Art History, delivers the lecture Printmaking: Between Fine Art and Design. Read more. 4th-floor gallery. Free for members/$8 non-members. Buy tickets

May 12 - Behind-the-Scenes Story of Building the Bechtler

David Wagner, President of Wagner Murray Architects, recounts his firm's role as architect-of-record for the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art. - See more at: http://bechtler.org/Learn/Events/details/modern-mondays-33#sthash.EYB0LvG6.dpuf

David Wagner, President of Wagner Murray Architects, recounts his firm's role as architect-of-record for the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art and his experience working with Bechtler building designer Mario Botta. Read More. 4th-floor gallery. Free for members/$8 for non-members. Buy tickets.
 



 
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