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BMC-TV: A multidisciplinary community art event hosted by BMCM+AC
Thursday, August 5th
Presented in partnership with the Asheville Area Arts Council

A Happening meets variety show, this premiere episode of BMC-TV connects a wide range of the Asheville area’s most innovative performers, musicians, artists, and craftspeople. For over 25 years, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (BMCM+AC) has bridged the history of Black Mountain College with its lasting legacy in Western North Carolina and beyond. Broadcast from the stages, studios, and streets of Asheville, BMC-TV brings together our friends and collaborators who stoke the flames of experimentation sparked at BMC.

Original Segments

Guests included our friends at Make Noise, Asheville FM, Southern Equality Studios, Odyssey ClayWorks, and Asheville Rhythm; artists Lei Han, Coco Villa; and storyteller Roy Harris. With segments from John Cage, M.C. Richards, and the students of BMC instructor in film and photography, Hazel Larsen Archer. Artists Pia Van Gelder and Anna Helgeson shared segments recorded in 2020 as part of BMCM+AC’s Museum from Home Initiative.