Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center presents dance film screening

Press Release

From Black Mountain College Museum & Arts Center:

ASHEVILLE, NC – February 17, 2014

Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Robert Rauschenberg Collaborations
Thursday, March 6 at 7:30 pm

The Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center in downtown Asheville presents a FILM SCREENING on Thursday, March 6 at 7:30 pm of Merce Cunningham Dance Company: Robert Rauschenberg Collaborations. Three dances documented by filmmaker Charles Atlas (Suite for Five, Summerspace & Interscape) illuminate the fruitful collaborations between Merce Cunningham, Robert Rauschenberg & John Cage, three major American artists in their respective fields of dance, visual art & music, all of whom spent significant time at Black Mountain College.
Admission is $8 / $5 for BMCM+AC members & students w/ID.

This evening of film is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Cynthia Homire: Vision Quest which received support from The Beattie Foundation and the North Carolina Arts Council, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts.

Image citations:
Merce Cunningham, John Cage and Robert Rauschenberg at Black Mountain College, ca. 1948. All photos by Hazel Larsen Archer. Courtesy of the Estate of Hazel Larsen Archer and the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center.

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 educational activities including exhibitions, publications, and public programs.


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