M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art, 100 Years

June 3 – August 20, 2016

M.C. Richards, Centering: Life + Art, 100 Years includes work from the BMCM+AC collection and from various lenders. Highlights for this exhibition include: Works in clay made from Richards’ Black Mountain College years (1940s-50s) up to the 1990s, Paintings, Poems, broadsides and typescripts from BMC and after, and Photographs and ephemera.

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Randy Shull, Wide Open

July 1‒September 3, 2016

Come and visit our new location at 69 Broadway, Asheville, NC!  

Randy Shull/Wide Open: Architecture and Design at Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center examines the enduring legacy of Black Mountain College (BMC, 1933‒57) through the lens of its architecture and design program and the influential innovators who taught there while contextualizing Shull’s design and construction process directly inspired by them.

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Mid-Century Modern: Design for Democracy

Wednesday, August 3 – 7:30 p.m. @ 69 Broadway

The Mid-Century Modern design aesthetic is as compelling now as it was in the mid 20th century. Come join us for a panel discussion to find out why and how this style of architecture and design came into being and why it resonates as positively even now.

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Josef Albers + The Architecture of Color

Sunday, August 14 – 4:00 p.m. @ 69 Broadway

Join us for Marcia R. Cohen’s presentation that will explore the influences, interactions, and parallels in ideas about color for Albers’ peers, students, and his contemporaries in architecture and painting.

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