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The Firebird Society’s name is derived from Niki de Saint Phalle’s Firebird sculpture, installed on the museum plaza in November 2009. The Firebird is a primary piece in the Bechtler collection and is now a landmark on Tryon Street in Uptown 注册注册永利皇宫皇宫.


All of the benefits of the Sustainer Membership, plus:

  • Free admission to the Bechtler year-round, reciprocal member privileges at participating museums throughout the U.S., and 15% discount in museum store
  • Invitations to exhibition opening events and annual member appreciation event
  • Invitations to two exclusive cocktail events, Picnic on the Plaza in the spring, and the Firebird Anniversary celebration in the fall
  • Intimate and informal coffee and conversation opportunities with the Executive Director 
  • Free admission to museum public programs: Jazz at the Bechtler, guest lectures, and 注册注册永利皇宫皇宫ism + Film
  • Invitation to travel with Bechtler staff to destinations within the United States
  • Complimentary six-month individual membership to use as a gift
  • 15% off space rental fees

Purchase Firebird Society memberships online:

Firebird Society

Memberships may also be purchased by phone at 704.353.9209 or at the admissions desk. To request a membership brochure call 704.353.9209 or send an e-mail to

For more details or to make a gift, please email Lisa Woods, Membership, Associate Director of Development at or call 704.353.9207.


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  • TuesdayClosed
  • Wednesday10am - 5pm
  • Thursday10am - 5pm
  • Friday10am - 5pm
  • Saturday10am - 5pm
  • Sunday12pm - 5pm


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