Kids and families can explore the art and artists in the Bechtler collection through special hands-on art activities and family-focused museum tours during Family Day Saturday, October 14 from noon to 4:30 p.m. Drop in anytime during the afternoon.
Create Mexican paper stars in the Bechtler lobby, Ojo de Dios (God’s Eye) in the fourth-floor family gallery, and torn paper collages in the second-floor classroom. Guided gallery tours are also available at 1 and 3 p.m. These tours are complimentary, and meet in the museum lobby. The Bechtler Young Visionaries will also be partnering with Big Brother Big Sisters of Central Carolinas to provide more family-friendly art activities in the lobby.
Admission to Family Day is FREE for kids under 18 and $8 for adults. On Family Day, all children’s merchandise in the museum store is discounted 10%. Choose from a selection of art books, contemporary toys, activity sets and more.