Faith in Arts Institute


Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and UNC Asheville will convene the inaugural Faith in Arts Institute October 13 -16, 2021. This four-day event will bring together acclaimed artists and scholars to explore the intersections of art, faith, and spirit. Public events will include the southeast premiere performance of through the mirrors of their eyes, by Guggenheim Fellow Kimberly Bartosik; a tour of the exhibition Don’t Blame it on ZEN: The Way of John Cage & Friends curated by Jade Dellinger, Director of the Bob Rauschenberg Gallery at FSW; film screenings; community workshops; lectures, and more. The Faith in Arts Institute will be held at UNC Asheville, the Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center, and at the Kittredge Theater at Warren Wilson College. The institute itself will be small, limited to 40 participants. The workshops, contemplative practices, and small group conversations are for Institute participants only. Other events, as indicated, will be open to the public. Public events are free except where indicated. For the full schedule, including exclusive events for Faith in Arts registrants, please visit Registration fee: $60 (includes all events, including ticketed performances and screenings) The Faith in Arts Institute is presented by UNC Asheville and Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center with support from the Center for Jewish Studies at UNC Asheville, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at UNC Asheville, the Henry Luce Foundation as part of their Theology Responsive Grant program, and Bob and Carol Deutsch. The presentation of Kimberly Bartosik’s through the mirrors of their eyes was made possible by the New England Foundation for the Arts’ National Dance Project, with lead funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation and The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Full Registration $60 | Select events free or ticketed seperately

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