Faith in Arts Institute
October 13 – 16, 2021
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center and UNC Asheville convened the inaugural Faith in Arts Institute October 13 -16, 2021. This four-day event brought together acclaimed artists and scholars to explore the intersections of art, faith, and spirit. Public events included 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 inaugural Faith in Arts Institute was 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. Kimberly Bartosik’s participation 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.
Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center (120 College Street)