Museum from Home

Museum from Home Digital Exhibitions Get started with A Brief Introduction to Black Mountain College, then dive in to these exhibitions to view selected works, explore exhibition themes, listen to oral histories, view recorded lectures and performances, and find...

Black Mountain College: Eclipsing the Local in Artworld Memory

Black Mountain College: Eclipsing the Local in Artworld Memory Topher Lineberry In summer 2018 I began documenting, archiving, researching, and writing about the artwork of Helen Gaines Howerton Lineberry (1919-2012), who also happened to be my grandmother. Helen was...

FAITH IN ARTS INSTITUTE

October 13-16, 2021 | BMCM+AC {120 College Street} + Zoom – This four-day event brought together acclaimed artists and scholars to explore the intersections of art, faith, and spirit. Public events included performances, film screenings, community workshops, lectures, and more.

FILM SCREENING: TESTIFY, BEYOND PLACE

October 14, 2021 | BMCM+AC {120 College Street} – Presented as part of the Faith in Arts Institute. Film screening and talk with Director Marie Cochran. “Testify, Beyond Place” pays homage to the Mount Zion African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church as well as its relationship to Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, NC. The year the film was produced in 2021, marked the 85th anniversary of the church demolition and gravesite removal to make way for the expansion of the campus.

FAITH IN ARTS: A CONVERSATION WITH MARIE COCHRAN

March 31, 2021 | Streaming – A Faith in Arts conversation with Marie Cochran, installation artist, educator, curator, and art writer. Cochran is the founding curator of the Affrilachian Artist Project and during the 2020-21 academic year, she was the Lehman Brady Professor at the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.

CONVERSATIONS: FAITH IN ARTS

Ongoing | Streaming – BMCM+AC and UNC Asheville host conversations and interviews with a diverse group of artists, curators, faith leaders, and scholars to explore the role of arts in spiritual practice and religious life and the role of spiritual practice and religious life in the arts.