Black Mountain College: Shaping Craft + Design
Sept. 6, 2013 - January 4, 2014
Opening Reception: Friday, September 6, 5:00 - 8:00 pm
Admission is Free
This exhibition is designed to inspire new ways of thinking about the role and impact of Black Mountain College on developing craft and design movements in America and internationally. It includes ceramics, textiles, furniture, sculpture, paintings, printed material and ephemera created by students and faculty during and after Black Mountain College. The exhibition is curated by Katie Lee and will be accompanied by a full color catalogue with an essay by the curator.
The project will also include a comprehensive schedule of educational programming designed to broaden the public’s understanding and engagement with Black Mountain College’s legacy and the role of craft and design in America. Read More >>
Shaping Craft & Design Programming 2013
Folded Paper Forms
Sunday, November 17, 12:00 - 4:00 pm
This half-day workshop will focus on working with paper to create dimensional forms, simple pop-ups and experimental books. Matt Liddle is Professor in the School of Art and Design at Western Carolina University and the studio coordinator of the printmaking and book arts area. Space is limited! Call 828-350-8484 to register. $25 for BMCM+AC members + students w/ID / $35 for non-members
The Return of MadHat - Poetry, Prose, & Anything Goes
Friday, November 15, 7:30 p.m.
$5 for BMCM+AC members & students / $7 for non-members
FILM SCREENING / DISCUSSION BAUHAUS IN AMERICA
Thursday, December 5, 7:30 p.m.
Three Americans relive the day the Nazis closed the Bauhaus in Berlin. This prize-winning film directed by Judith Pearlman tells the story entirely through the work and candid opinions of Bauhaus' survivors, enthusiasts, and sworn enemies. Discussion afterward, led by UNC Asheville Professor of Philosophy Brian Butler. $5 for BMCM+AC members & students / $7 for non-members