Leap Then Look

July 1st – 10th on Instagram (@leap_then_look) | July 10th Workshop Registration Full

We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite

On February 22 + 23, 2019, Fresh Cut Orchestra and Melanie Charles performed a timely restaging of We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite, a landmark recording from the civil rights era. We Insist! Max Roach’s Freedom Now Suite is a recording that embodies the...

Material Sound at Home

In the summer of 2019, a group of international artists converged to explore the ideas of Materials, Sounds + Black Mountain College. Curated by Caleb Kelly, this exhibition focused on the making of sound through materials, inspired by Black Mountain College artists...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Museum Day

May 18 Animal Crossing: New Horizons Museum Day Celebration Virtual “Gallery” tour and QR code sharing Want to bring a little bit of Black Mountain College into your world on Animal Crossing: New Horizons? We are celebrating the in-game Museum Week with...

Faith in Arts Instagram Takeover Series

May 12th – 15th, 2020 Hosted on the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Instagram Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center is partnering with UNC Asheville for a multi-day Faith in Arts Instagram takeover, presented in the spirit of the forthcoming...

Animal Crossing: New Horizons Museum Day Celebration

We are excited to offer the opportunity to bring BMCM+AC into your Animal Crossing game through custom designs based on pieces from our permanent collection and inspiration to create galleries of your own.

PERSPECTIVES+ : Julie Levin Caro

Friday, May 8th, 4:30 PM EST Live on Zoom PERSPECTIVES+ transforms our PERSPECTIVES Lunchtime Talks into a new way to connect with our BMC community and learn something new in the process. Join us at 4:30 PM for a talk with Julie Levin Caro, Professor of Art History...

REVOLVE: Home School

Thursday, April 30th at 8:00 pm STUFF TO KNOW: Question Everything! The Women of Black Mountain College with Kate Averett BMCM+AC is proud to partner with REVOLVE for this program, presented as part of their new Home School series, an online offering of stuff to know,...

PERFORMANCE: Third Coast Percussion

Saturday, May 2 at 8 PM EST Livestream on Youtube + Facebook Grammy Award-winning quartet Third Coast Percussion performs a live stream concert featuring John Cage’s iconic masterpiece “Third Construction,” a new work composed for TCP by composer and...

Janet Heling Roberts

Hazel Larsen Archer, Janet Heling Roberts at Black Mountain College, 1945. Silver gelatin print. BMCM+AC permanent collection. Gift of Janet Heling Roberts. Janet Chloe Heling Roberts (Student 1943 – 1977, b. 1925 d. 2020) Born in 1925 in Lindenhurst, New York,...

A Conversation with Jason Andrew and Julia K Gleich

April 8th at 6PM – Hosted on Instagram Live Tune in at www.instagram.com/bmcmuseum/ Jason Andrew, independent curator and director of the Estate of Jack Tworkov, joins the roster of curators, scholars, and creatives invited to take over the BMCM+AC Instagram...

A Conversation with Jason Andrew and Hermine Ford

April 8th at 4PM – Hosted on Instagram Live Jason Andrew, independent curator and director of the Estate of Jack Tworkov, joins the roster of curators, scholars, and creatives invited to take over the BMCM+AC Instagram account (@bmcmuseum) to share their...

Instagram Takeover Series

April 3rd – 11th BMCM+AC Instagram (@bmcmuseum) Join us for a week of Instagram takeovers, where we give the reigns to an incredible roster of scholars, curators and creatives, inviting them to reflect on what Black Mountain College has meant for their practice...

From BMC to the Cedar Tavern

“What illicit concoction – what matter of inebriation – what absinthe – lured these healthy young men (and more than a handful of women) who had survived the Depression and war to settle for an uncertain future of fly-by-night jobs and illegal living...

Francine du Plessix Gray

Jonathan Williams, Francine du Plessix Gray (Cornwall Bridge, CT), 1969. Type C print. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of Jonathan Williams. Francine du Plessix Gray grew up with a troubled childhood which she chronicled Them: a memoir...

Carolyn Brown

Carolyn Brown, In the Summer of 1953… (detail). Ink on paper. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of the Artist. Carolyn Brown (Student 1953 Summer Session) (b.1927) Carolyn Brown was a founding member of the Cunningham Dance Company,...

Diana Woelffer

Diana Woelffer, Cora Kelley Ward, 1949. Vintage gelatin silver print. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of Maurice Badon. Diana Woelffer (Faculty Spouse, Assisted with Photography classes 1949 Summer Session) (b.1907-d.1990) Diana...

Elaine Schmitt Urbain

Above: Elaine and John Urbain | Right: Elaine Schmitt Urbain, Portrait of Josef Albers, ca. 1990s. Ink on paper. Collection of Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center. Gift of Michael Urbain. Elaine Schmitt Urbain (Student 1946-1950) (b.1925-d.2004) Artist and...