Smart bets: M.C. Richards exhibit

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will celebrate alumnus and former teacher M.C. Richards by displaying her paintings, pottery, poetry, photographs, typescripts and other memorabilia in an exhibit that runs through Saturday, Aug. 20. Interim special events punctuate the two-month display, including a roundtable discussion among Richards’ personal and professional peers regarding her life and legacy on Thursday, July 7, at 7 p.m. ($5); Paulus Berensohn and Julia Connor’s poetry reading to honor their mentor on Friday, July 8, at 7:30 p.m. ($8); and a barn party with pottery, poetry and a ceremonial tree planting on Sunday, July 10, at 1 p.m., to celebrate what would be Richards’ 100th birthday (free, registration required). Visit blackmountaincollege.org to learn more about each event, including information on discounts for BMCA+AC members and students. Photo by Jonathan Williams

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Kat studied entrepreneurship and music business at the University of Miami and earned her MBA at Appalachian State University. Follow me @katmAVL

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