Travel Scholarship Supports Asheville Artist’s Trip to Russia

The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) announces that Design Apprentice and Museum Intern Carley Brandau will travel to Moscow, Russia this summer to take part in the exhibition Costume at the Turn of the Century 1990-2015 at the A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum as part of BMCM+AC’s new Research Travel Grant program. Brandau’s BMCM+AC-administered travel scholarship is generously funded by a donation from Randy Shull and Hedy Fischer.

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We have been selected as a Critic’s Pick by ARTFORUM.

Our current exhibition has been selected as a Critic’s Pick by ARTFORUM.

SOMETHING ELSE ENTIRELY: Ray Johnson, Dick Higgins and the making of THE PAPER SNAKE is on display until August 22, 2015. The exhibition features the production materials from The Paper Snake, as well as collages by Ray Johnson, many of which have never before been exhibited.

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BMCM+AC in The New York Times

From the article:
“We try to have one foot in the past, honoring what happened at the college,” said Alice Sebrell, the museum’s program director, who runs the institution with a staff of two and a few interns. “But we also keep one foot very much in the present, looking to the future and what ideas artists are investigating today.”

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Black Mountain College Studies: Call for Papers

Call for Papers: Black Mountain College Studies special volume on Hilda Morley (online peer-reviewed journal; deadline 8/15/2015). Blake Hobby, Executive Editor; Chris Wilson Simpkins, Guest Editor.
Slated for publication in late fall of 2015, this volume of BMCS will contain scholarly essays, poems, artworks, and other forms of media that explore Hilda Morley’s relationship to Black Mountain College.

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Grand {Re}OPENING : Phase 1 of our 3-year Expansion Plan

Our {Re}OPENING marks the completion of Phase 1 of our Windgate Charitable Foundation-funded expansion project. Our space has been redesigned and renovated by internationally-known artist and designer Randy Shull.
Shull has sculpted a more accessible museum, library, and study center with multiple ways to access the history and legacy of BMC, a more efficient workspace, and an immersive gallery that takes its aesthetic inspiration and orientation from Black Mountain College.

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