BMCM+AC announces new home at 120 College Street

Press release from Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center:

With help from the Buncombe County Tourism Development Authority (BCTDA), we will be moving to 120 College Street in September 2018 with the opening of Between Form and Content: Perspectives on Jacob Lawrence and Black Mountain College.

We are very grateful and pleased to announce that we recently received a $200,000 grant from the BCTDA to help fund our move to 120 College Street! This expansion to a single larger facility reflects our growing vision and will become the first permanent home for the museum with a path to ownership in 5 years! What can you expect from this new space? We have planned a relocation and expansion from two gallery spaces to a new home on Pack Square Park at the center of downtown Asheville. The new 6,000 sf space will nearly double our footprint and include 2,500sf of flexible exhibition/event space, a permanent Black Mountain College history and research center, an expanded library, on-site storage for the permanent collection and a larger retail bookshop. This project will help solidify the museum as a strong and vital international art center, and further cement Asheville as a major cultural destination.


About Alli Marshall
Alli Marshall is the arts section editor at Mountain Xpress. She's lived in Asheville for more than 20 years and loves live music, visual art, fiction and friendly dogs. Alli is the winner of the 2016 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Prize and the author of the novel "How to Talk to Rockstars," published by Logosophia Books. Follow me @alli_marshall

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