ReVIEWING Black Mountain College 7

September 25-27, 2015
Asheville, North Carolina

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

Full Conference
$40 for BMCM+AC/OLLI members
$55 for students
$75 for non-members
Full conference registration includes a year-long BMCM+AC membership.

Daily – $35/$20 for BMCM+AC/OLLI members/ students
Keynote Address – $25/$10 for BMCM+AC/OLLI members
BMC Campus Tour – $10

Free for UNCA community

 

Online Pre-registration: Select Option from Drop Down

 

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Conference Schedule:
Friday - 9/25 
1:00pm - registration opens 
1:30 - panel session | performance 
3:15 - panel session | workshop | performance 
5:00 - KEYNOTE ADDRESS 
7:00 - opening reception at BMCM+AC

Saturday - 9/26 
9:00am - featured speaker | panel sessions | workshop 
10:45 - featured speaker | panel sessions | workshop 
12:15 - catered lunch 
1:30 - panel sessions | workshop 
3:15 - featured speaker | panel sessions | performance 
5:00 - featured speaker | panel sessions | workshop 
7:00 - featured speaker

Sunday - 9/27 
10:00am - Coffee and conversation at BMCM+AC 
11:30am - Departs from 56 Broadway. Tour of BMC's Lake Eden Campus (now Camp Rockmont/Lake Eden Events)

 

Thematic Focus: The Bauhaus + USA

Hosted and sponsored by Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and the University of North Carolina Asheville

Keynote Speaker:
Ellen Lupton: Curator of Contemporary Design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum; Director of the Graphic Design MFA program at Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore; author; curator.

Lupton has produced numerous exhibitions and books, including The ABC's of Bauhaus, The Bauhaus and Design Theory (2000), Mechanical Brides: Women and Machines from Home to Office (1993), Mixing Messages: Graphic Design and Contemporary Culture (1996), Letters from the Avant-Garde (1996), and Skin: Surface, Substance + Design (2002). Her book Thinking with Type (2004) is used by students, designers, and educators worldwide. D.I.Y.: Design It Yourself (2006), co-authored with her graduate students at MICA, explains design processes to a general audience. D.I.Y. Kids (October 2007), co-authored with Julia Lupton, is a design book for children illustrated with kids' art. The Lupton twins' latest book is Design Your Life: The Pleasures and Perils of Everyday Things (St Martin's Griffin, 2009). Lupton is a 2007 recipient of the AIGA Gold Medal, one of the highest honors given to a graphic designer or design educator in the U.S.

Featured Speakers:
Brenda Danilowitz: Chief Curator, The Josef & Anni Albers Foundation.
Margret Kentgens-Craig: former Head of the Department of Archives and Collections at the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Germany and author of The Bauhaus and America: First Contacts 1919-1936.
Fabienne Eggelhoefer: Curator at the Zentrum Paul Klee in Bern, Switzerland.
Jonathan Creasy: Trinity College Dublin / New Dublin Press, 2015 DAAD Scholar at Freie Universität Berlin and Das Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin. 
College on Wheels: Uncovering Black Mountain in the Bauhaus Archive

In conjunction with the conference, the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will present the exhibition CONVERGENCE / DIVERGENCE: Exploring Black Mountain College and Chicago's New Bauhaus/Institute of Design, curated by Michael Reid.

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LODGING INFORMATION
The autumn season in Asheville is very popular, and for that reason hotels can be quite expensive. To keep prices down for conference attendees, we have secured a group rate at two hotels:

Holiday Inn & Suites ($179 + tax/night)
42 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805
828-225-5550
You can book online using the (GROUP CODE)->(BMC) go to this web-link www.holidayinn.com/asheville-dwtn, put in the city (Asheville N.C.) followed by the dates, then put in the group code. The rates for the block will automatically populate. Or call the Hotel directly (828-225-5550) using the GROUP NAME: Black Mountain College Rooms and they will make the reservation for you. (Cutoff for booking is 8/25/15)

Days Inn Asheville Mall ($107.00 + tax/night)
201 Tunnel Road Asheville, NC 28805
828-252-4000
http://www.daysinn.com/hotels/12902
Group Code: Black Mountain College(Cutoff for booking is 9/1/15)
  
There are plenty of other lodging options in Asheville, ranging from a hostel to The Grove Park Inn and everything in between including lots of B&Bs. 

Here is a link for additional lodging options: http://www.exploreasheville.com/hotels/

If you have questions please call: 828-350-8484.

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