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Celebrate the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art’s 10-year anniversary at one of Charlotte’s most colorful and eclectic annual fundraising galas. Chaired by Lynn and Brian Good and presented by Duke Energy, Illumination celebrates a decade of art and community and honors the extraordinary generosity of the Bechtler family and their gift to Charlotte. All proceeds support the museum’s exhibitions and educational programming.

Host Committee: Lynn and Brian Good, Marty and Weston Andress, Barrie and Matt Benson, Vivi Bechtler-Smith and Bill Smith, Keith Cradle, Whitney and Andrew Dana, Caroline and Ben Dellinger, Liz and Lane Faison, Dorlisa and Peter Flur, Sally and Curt Fochtmann, Kitty and Ted Garner, Renata Gasparian, Heather and Kevin Gottehrer, Maureen and Dan Haggstrom, Liz Hilliard, Nancy and Bob Kipnis, Bev and John Lassiter, Donna and Bob Lilien, Kerbie and Brandon Neal, Cyndee and Robert Patterson, Mary Margaret and Fritz Porter, Sally and Russ Robinson, Pat Rodgers, Vickie and Chris Rolfe, Daniela Sebova and Shannon Smith, Marjorie Serralles-Russell and Terry Russell, Anne Carter and Dean Smith, Margaret and John Switzer, Gail and Scott Syfert, Sandi and Ben Thorman, Jaz Tunnell, Cassandra and Dave Wagner, Mary and Chris Winston, Lucia Zapata-Griffith and Michael Griffith, Emily and Paul Zarbatany.



INDIVIDUAL TICKETS

$300 per person
$275 for Firebird Society Members
$250 for Modernist Society Members




BENEFACTOR TICKETS

$425 per person
$400 for Firebird Society Members
$375 for Modernist Society Members

Includes one ticket to the gala, invitation to VIP lounge starting at 6 p.m. and name listing in event program


ARTIST LEVEL SPONSOR

$1,700

Includes four tickets to the gala, invitation to VIP lounge starting at 6 p.m. and name listing in event program


COLLECTOR LEVEL SPONSOR

$2,550

Includes six tickets to the gala, invitation to VIP lounge starting at 6 p.m. and name listing in event program



Sponsorships

Interested in supporting the gala with a corporate sponsorship? Contact Bob Scheer, Vice President of Development, at bob.scheer@bechtler.org or 704.353.9216.


Check out the video of Pulp Art: The 2019 Gala by SmART Lab below.

Click here and here to view photos of Pulp Art: The 2019 Gala





JeantingJean Tinguely - Albatros
© 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

The Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is dedicated to the celebration and analysis of the strongest aspects of mid- century modernism as reflected in the holdings of the Bechtler collection.

The collection comprises
more than 1,400 works by 20th-century modern artists. Some works are accompanied by books, photographs and letters illustrating personal connections to the Bechtler family.

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An Individual Membership with unlimited access to the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art is $50.

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