Current Exhibition

January 24th – April 25th

Question Everything!

The Women of Black Mountain College

Curated by Kate Averett + Alice Sebrell

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Featuring essential texts, newly published works and the widest selection of Jargon Press


April 11th, 3 – 10 PM

Celebrating a decade of {Re}HAPPENINGs with

the Philip Glass Ensemble Unplugged and dozens of immersive projects

Faith in Arts Institute

May 13 – 17, 2020

Presented in partnership with UNC Asheville

Featuring performances from John Luther Adams, JACK Quartet, and Kimberly Bartosik

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center By The Numbers




Collaborations with Artists + Organizations




Pieces of Artwork + Ephemera




Oral Histories Created


Exhibition Catalogues, Dossiers + Other Publications

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BMCM+AC is supported by our members, a community as passionate about the legacy of Black Mountain College as we are. With sliding scale options, our members sustain our programs, collection, exhibitions and more. As a thank you, we offer our members some added benefits.

All members receive a membership card, BMC sticker, 10% discount on purchases in our retail and online bookshops, e-newsletter subscription, discounted admission to events + invitations to openings and programs, with added perks at each tier.


Thursday, February 27, 7pm Damselfly Trio This concert will feature three works by BMC alumna Ursula Mamlok: the kaleidoscopic Der Andreas Garten for trio, Haiku Settings for soprano and flute, and Variations for solo flute as well as selections by composers George...


Saturday, February 29, 10am - 1pm  Bits and Pieces: Collage Workshop with Connie Bostic Working with images and text from magazines, photos, books, and other visual materials, we’ll spend a fun 3 hours making collages with artist Connie Bostic. Bring your own...


Thursday, March 12, 7pm When the College was Female a presentation by David Silver How did World War II affect Black Mountain College? What happened when most male students and young male professors left the college for the war? This presentation takes a deep dive...


Saturday, March 21, 7pm The Pioneering Women of Black Mountain College: Looking Back + Looking Forward Mildred Barya, Melanie McGee-Bianchi, Alli Marshall, and Brit Washburn read some of their own poems and some by their favorite women poets and artists of Black...


Thursday, March 26, 7pm  Culture Club, in collaboration with BMCM+AC, presents “Forming Identity & Breaking Creative Boundaries.” This panel discussion will explore identity, individuality, and what it means to be an artist in our ever-evolving cultural...


Saturday, March 28, 11am-5pm What is an Edit-a-thon? An Edit-a-thon is a community-organized event that aims to teach folks how to edit, update, and add articles on Wikipedia. A 2011 study found that fewer than 10% of contributors to Wikipedia identify as women....


Saturday, April 11, 3-10pm  {Re}HAPPENING AT LAKE EDEN The {Re}HAPPENING is an annual afternoon and evening event at the historic campus of Black Mountain College – 15 minutes from Asheville. It is part art event, part fundraiser, and part community instigator,...


Coming May 13-17, 2020 Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and UNC Asheville will convene the inaugural Faith in Arts Institute, May 13-17, 2020. This four-day event will bring together acclaimed artists and scholars to explore the intersections of art,...

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January 24 through April 25, 2020: Question Everything! The Women of Black Mountain College. This exhibition will celebrate the work and impact of the women associated with Black Mountain College, featuring borrowed works alongside pieces from the BMCM+AC collection by a wide-ranging group of artists including Anni Albers, Suzi Gablik, Ruth Asawa, Jo Sandman, M.C. Richards, and Hazel Larsen Archer.

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Our members sustain BMCM+AC, supporting our exhibitions, collection, programs and more. With sliding scale options, we hope that you’ll find a membership that works for you!