Upcoming Events

FILM SCREENING: BAUHAUS: The Face of the Twentieth Century

Wednesday, November 29, 7pm {56 Broadway}
This documentary traces the story of the Bauhaus from its founding in 1919 to its closing in 1933. An understanding of the Bauhaus as one of the primary influences on Black Mountain College is essential to a full understanding of BMC.

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PERFORMANCE: Aspects of Butoh

Thursday, December 7, 7pm {69 Broadway}
Presented in collaboration with the Asheville Butoh Collective, this evening includes dance performances, investigations, improvisations, and dialogue about the Butoh dance form.

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POETRY READING

Saturday, December 9, 8pm {69 Broadway}
An evening of poetry, organized by Asheville-based writer/educator Eric Steineger, showcasing five of Asheville’s favorite and most celebrated poets: Richard Chess, Tommy Hays, David Hopes,Beth Keefauver, and Eric Steineger.

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{Re}HAPPENING 2018

The 2018 {Re}HAPPENING will take place on Saturday, March 31st with dozens of local, regional, and national artists including the GRAMMY-winning Roomful of Teeth, a vocal project dedicated to reimagining the expressive potential of the human voice. Through study with...

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Past Events

PERFORMANCE: Supper, People on the Move

October 27 + 28, 7pm {22 London Rd}
Hosted at Randy Shull’s 22 London Rd. Studio, choreographer Silvana Cardell’s Supper, People on the Move is a new dance performance inspired by themes of migration and the complex experience of dislocation. Physical bodies moving between physical places define migration and the immigrant journey at the heart of humanity’s ability to survive.

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PERFORMANCE: Black Mountain Songs

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and UNC Asheville present the Southeast premiere of Black Mountain Songs, an expansive choral and visual work performed by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus.

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CONFERENCE: ReVIEWING BMC 9

September 29-October 1, 2017 {UNC ASHEVILLE RUETER CENTER}
Held at the Reuter Center on the campus of UNC Asheville, this annual conference explores the history and legacy of Black Mountain College. Keynote Speaker: artist Mel Chin and Keynote Panel: Black Mountain Songs creative team. Open to the public.

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LISTENING SESSION: Experiments in Notation

Wednesday, October 11, 7pm {56 Broadway}
Listening Sessions at BMCM+AC examine the evolving culture of listening and investigate the larger lineage of music and interconnected styles. This session will investigate the relationship between time-based art forms and the highly defined and uses of musical notation.

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Book Launch + Reception: The Democratic Constitution

August 24, 7 pm {69 Broadway} Brian E. Butler, UNC Asheville professor of philosophy and author of The Democratic Constitution: Experimentalism and Interpretation (Chicago, 2017), will discuss his new book and its connection to BMC-infused ideas related to democratic...

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WORKSHOP: Image Speak

Sunday, August 6, 12–4 pm In Image Speak, taught by Lynn Underwood, participants will explore a variety of art activities and media with the focus on process and intuition. The workshop will alternate between personal art and community art, responding to images...

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FILM SCREENING: Robert Motherwell & The New York School

Thursday, July 27, 7 pm {56 Broadway} Robert Motherwell & The New York School: Storming the Citadel, by filmmaker Catherine Tatge, looks at the epic struggle undertaken by Pollock, de Kooning, Rothko, Kline, and Motherwell as they changed the trajectory of art in the...

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PERFORMANCE + ARTIST TALK: Make Noise

Friday, July 21, 7 pm {69 Broadway} “We want our instruments to be an experience, one that will require us to change our trajectories and thereby impact the way we understand and imagine sound." Make Noise, an Asheville-based company that designs and builds analog...

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