Presentation - Snakes Escape

Saturday, June 6, 2:00 p.m.
Snakes Escape – with Michael von Uchtrup + Julie J. Thomson, moderated by Brian E. Butler 
A conversation between two Ray Johnson scholars looking at this enigmatic artist's career with a particular emphasis on the evolution and making of The Paper Snake and his other books. 
Free BMCM+AC members + students w/ID / $5 non-members



The Founding of the Farm at Black Mountain College

Wednesday, June 10, 7:30 p.m.
David Silver, associate professor of media studies, environmental studies, and urban agriculture at the University of San Francisco, will present a definitive history of the founding of the farm at Black Mountain College. Free Admission


Upcoming Programming 2015

Thursday, June 11, 7:30 p.m.
Poets Katherine Soniat and Kathryn Stripling Byer will read from their latest book projects, The GoodBye Animals and The Vishnu Bird. $5 BMCM+AC members & students w/ID / $8 for non-members

Friday, July 3, 8:00 p.m.
Informed by a three year correspondence, in the arm of flowers, is an interdisciplinary performance by Megan Ransmeier and Julia Rich. Two women inhabit a mythic landscape of sand and ice, inviting inclusive spectrums of connection through voice, body, and object relations. $8 for BMCM+AC members + students w/ID / $10 non-members

Sunday, July 12, 12:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Image Speak taught by Lynn Underwood, expressive arts educator and coach. This workshop will focus on process as opposed to product, creating images (including collage and mandala) with a variety of media and then giving each image a voice through writing. Call 828-350-8484 to register. $35 BMCM+AC members + students w/ID / $45 non-members

Thursday, August 20, 7:30 p.m.
How to Draw a Bunny. John Walter and Andrew Moore's award-winning documentary tells the story of collage artist Ray Johnson, whose death was cloaked in mystery and whose life and art remain enigmatic. A real-life art mystery tale. 
$5 BMCM+AC members & students w/ID / $8 for non-members

Image Citation: Ray Johnson, Red Snakes, c. 1980s. (c) The Ray Johnson Estate, Courtesy Richard L. Feigen & Co