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North Carolina: Celebrating Jean Tinguely and "Santana" at the Bechtler and Beyond

  •  Bechtler Museum of Modern Art 420 South Tryon Street Charlotte, NC, 28202 United States (map)

Join Jen Sudul Edwards, Ph.D., curator at the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, for a tour of the new exhibition, "Celebrating Jean Tinguely and Santana." Edwards will highlight Tinguely's iconic sculpture, "Santana," which celebrated its 50th birthday in 2016, as well as sculptures from both the Bechtler collection and on loan, drawings and prints, and personal correspondence between the artist and the Bechtler family. The tour will conclude with a walk to Carillon Tower (227 West Trade Street) to view Tinguely's mark on Charlotte, "Cascade." This was the artist's last major work before he died.

Date: Thursday, May 11, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm- 5:30 pm

Event Start/End: Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, 420 South Tryon Street, Charlotte, NC 28202

Host: Jen Sudul Edwards, Ph.D.


Theme: walking

Accessibility: This event is accessible and open to Wheelchairs, Seniors, Children.

Registration: Registration is requested but not required. To register, please visit

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