Individual Significant Contributors

Modernists are the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art's most important supporters. Modernists receive invitations to exclusive events, such as exhibition openings and intimate dinners with art world persona.

The Bechtler would like to recognize its Modernists members for taking concrete steps to ensure that the museum is able to serve the community to its fullest capacity and to care for this extraordinary collection given to the city of Charlotte. Details about this level of membership and how to join are found here.

Founding Modernists

  • Andreas and Regine Bechtler
  • Natascha Bechtler
  • Tanja Bechtler and Robert Teixeira
  • Fiona Bechtler-Levin and Scott Levin
  • Viviane Bechtler-Smith and Bill Smith
  • Tony and Dany Bucher

Modernist Leader: $10,000 and above

  • Bob and Linda Bertges
  • Brian and Lynn Good
  • Patricia and Thruston Morton

Modernist Benefactor: $5,000 and above

  • Caroline and Ben Dellinger
  • Nell and Robert Lawing
  • Jerald and Mary Melberg
  • Shannon Smith
  • Sandy Welton
  • Charlotte and John Wickham

Modernist: $2,500 - $4,999

  • Robert P. Barbee
  • Klaus and Concha Becker
  • Tim and Sarah Belk
  • Louise and Mark Bernstein
  • Amy and Philip Blumenthal
  • John and Tricia Boyer
  • William and Barbara Branch
  • Frances Chapman
  • Shelley and Adam Colvin
  • Wilton and Catherine Connor
  • Tom and Millie Cox
  • Jill Dinwiddie and Bernie Hargadon
  • Liz and Lane Faison
  • Dorlisa and Peter Flur
  • Libba and Mike Gaither
  • Ted and Kitty Garner
  • Amy Smith Grigg
  • Laura and Charles Greer
  • Veronica and David Hagen
  • Dale Halton and Fred Wagner
  • Jim and Peggy Hynes
  • Gregory Johns and Pamela Freeman
  • Dick and Donna Johnson
  • Christopher Lawing
  • Anne and Gilbert Lee
  • Hal and Holly Levinson
  • Bob and Donna Lilien
  • Wesley Mancini and Bob Scheer
  • Melissa and J. Michael McGuire
  • Mary Moritz and Gerry McDonough
  • Mike and Hope Parrott
  • Gilbert and Janice Patrick
  • Robert and Cyndee Patterson
  • Joseph and Ellen Piemont
  • Margaret and George Povinelli
  • Carol Quillen
  • Chris and Vickie Rolfe
  • Dean and Anne Carter Smith
  • Michael and Ann Tarwater
  • Dave and Cassandra Wagner
  • Kurt G. and Regina Waldthausen
  • Edward I. Weisiger
  • Erin and Cory Willis
  • Lance and Alice Wyatt
  • Joan and Robert Zimmerman


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  • Thursday10am - 5pm
  • Friday10am - 5pm
  • Saturday10am - 5pm
  • Sunday12pm - 5pm


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