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UNC Asheville Hosts Exhibit of Photos from the Historic Black Mountain College

 

UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library and Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center will host an exhibition of photographs from the historic Black Mountain College. The exhibit, which will be on view in the periodicals and circulation area of Ramsey Library, features some 19 images of Black Mountain College from 1933-1957. The photos delineate an arc that traces the College's beginnings to its final years. It portrays some of the central figures including Josef Albers, Buckminster Fuller and many others. An opening reception will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, April 15, on the main floor of the Library. Events are free and open to the public.

 

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. UNC Asheville's Ramsey Library serves as a repository for the museum's archive materials.

 

For more information about the exhibit, call UNC Asheville Ramsey Library Special Collections at 828/251-6645. To visit the online repository of Black Mountain College images, click on http://toto.lib.unca.edu/findingaids/mss/black_mountain_college_museum_arts_center/default_bmcmac.html.

 

For more information about Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, click on www.blackmountaincollege.org.