Robert Chapman Turner

Artist, Teacher, Explorer


May 31 – September 7, 2024

2024 BMC International Artist Prize

Awarded to Alison Croney Moses


An annual grant of $20,000 awarded to international or national artists working in the spirit of Black Mountain College

Man Ray: Return to Reason (1923-1929)

Film Screening + Performance


Join us for a screening of four recently restored experimental masterpieces by the avant-garde artist Man Ray. BMCM+AC presents a live performance by Chad Beattie followed by the free screening.

Explore the Collection


The BMCM+AC Permanent Collection is made up of over 4,000 objects including paintings, sculpture, photographs, ceramics, textiles, assemblage, furniture, blueprints, books, oral histories, and paperworks.

BMC Books


Shop our collections of Black Mountain College books, merchandise and more!

Featuring essential texts, newly published works and the widest selection of Jargon Press

Upcoming events + performances

Explore Online

Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center By The Numbers

200,000+

Visitors

6,000+

Collaborations with Artists + Organizations

1,000+

Events

4,000+

Pieces of Artwork + Ephemera

50+

Exhibitions

60+

Oral Histories Created

30+

Exhibition Catalogues, Dossiers + Other Publications

Become a Member

BMCM+AC is supported by our members, a community as passionate about the legacy of Black Mountain College as we are. With sliding scale options, our members sustain our programs, collection, exhibitions and more. As a thank you, we offer our members some added benefits.

All members receive a membership card, BMC sticker, 10% discount on purchases in our retail and online bookshops, e-newsletter subscription, discounted admission to events + invitations to openings and programs, with added perks at each tier.

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BMC Books

Browse our collection of Black Mountain College books, merchandise and more at BMC Books.

Become a Member

Our members sustain BMCM+AC, supporting our exhibitions, collection, programs and more. With sliding scale options, we hope that you’ll find a membership that works for you!

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BMCM+AC occupies ᏣᎳᎫᏪᏘᏱ Tsalaguwetiyi territory, the original home of the Eastern Band of the Cherokee.

We acknowledge the settler-colonial forces still at work in our region and seek to honor the sovereignty of the Cherokee.