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Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center

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Attention all writers, poets, authors!

VIsit both museum locations, across the street from each other; learn how the Asheville environs... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2017
Albany, New York
Great Art Exhibition

After reading a great article in Metropolis magazine about this liberal arts college started by the... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2017
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Jul 19, 2017
“Attention all writers, poets, authors!”
Mar 17, 2017
“Great Art Exhibition”
The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center preserves and continues the unique legacy of educational and artistic innovation of Black Mountain College for public study and enjoyment. We achieve our mission through collection, conservation, and...more
56 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801-2916
+1 828-350-8484
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Reviewed July 19, 2017

VIsit both museum locations, across the street from each other; learn how the Asheville environs housed a lot of productive, creative talent during the period of 1933 to 1957.

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Reviewed March 17, 2017

After reading a great article in Metropolis magazine about this liberal arts college started by the Albers from the Bauhaus in Germany, I decided to take a peek at the museum. The current exhibition is the work of Zola Marcus - great work - also...More

1  Thank Sheryl G
Reviewed October 18, 2016

We kind of happened upon this place due to watching a movie about Black Mountain College. The art is beautiful, kind of different and neat. Had a great time looking around and staff is very friendly.

1  Thank Marion B
Reviewed August 17, 2016

Black Mountain College was a pioneering art school several miles up the road from Asheville, where post war refugees from Germany's Bauhaus mingled with emerging luminaries of America's modern art movement. 2 small spaces across the street from one another house rotating exhibits and archives...More

2  Thank eheyman
Reviewed May 6, 2015

Be sure to watch the little 10 min video about the history of the college. Amazing place. Wish it still existed! The community there included famous artists, writers, dancers, buckminster fuller - all at one little crazy campus! They were ahead of their time, I...More

2  Thank TravelLadyBJH
Reviewed February 17, 2015

I learned so much during my visit....made me wish the experimental college, and all it brought with it, was still with us. The "art" contained herein, left something to be desired....but, I had just come from Black Mountain....so, knowing the college background....it just enriched my...More

Thank dagnytag
Reviewed November 11, 2014

The Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center is a great stop on your stroll through downtown Asheville. There are new exhibits regularly inspired by the artists who passed through the college. Events and programs also bring the spirit of the college to life. Go...More

Thank Christina R
Reviewed August 4, 2014

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center focuses on preserving the legacy of educational of Black Mountain College. Black Mountain College was the radical experimental college just east of Asheville that from 1933 to 1957 attracted leading artists, writers and thinkers including Buckminster Fuller, Robert...More

1  Thank LanSluderBelize
Reviewed April 23, 2012

Great staff, great exhibits, and of course founded all in a remarkable history

Thank George H
Reviewed April 23, 2012

Love the area very interesting and peaceful town not too far from Asheville nice day trip.

Thank skblut
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