Bechtler By Night: Paint N' Sip

Bechtler By Night: Paint N' Sip

Bechtler Museum of Modern Art
Friday, June 21 from 5 - 9 p.m.


Unleash your inner artist and create a masterpiece with the aid of our specially trained teaching artist who will guide you through the process step-by-step! There are two sessions that you can attend, one at 5:30 and one at 7:30. Each session costs $20 and includes all materials. See below to purchase tickets. 

Tickets to 5:30 p.m. - Click here

Tickets to 7:30 p.m. - Click here

Featured Painting

Inspired by Charlotte-born African-American artist, Romare Bearden's, Mille Fleurs (A Thousand Flowers) tapestry, guests will be able to create their own unique bouquet of tropical blossoms. 

Painting by Trevor Rusher


Drop by our Watercolor Summer Scenes art activity in the lobby, taking place throughout the evening where guest will have the opportunity to create a personal  masterpiece. Be sure to grab the speciality drink of the night, the Cuba Libre. 

The artwork on view at the Bechtler is meant to be shared with the entire community, and the museum delivers on that commitment by opening the galleries for free to the public every third Friday of the month. Combine that with interactive art activities, games, live entertainment and a full bar and you’ve got Bechtler By Night!

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!


#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 bar serving wine, beer, spirits and nonalcoholic beverages.