“Connecting Legacies: A First Look at the Dreier Black Mountain College Archive” features archival objects from the Theodore Dreier Sr. Document Collection presented alongside artworks from the Asheville Art Museum’s Black Mountain College Collection to explore the connections between artworks and ephemera.
The exhibition is on view in the Asheville Art Museum’s Van Winkle Law Firm Gallery through May 17.
Displayed in this exhibition are archival objects shown alongside works from the museum’s Black Mountain College Collection, which comprises over 1,000 artworks and ephemera. These objects create connections, each one a thread contributing to a nuanced tapestry of the people, materials, geographies, and ideas of Black Mountain College and its ongoing legacy.
“Connecting Legacies” highlights ephemeral materials that focus on underrepresented narratives and the…