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Black Mountain College panel presentation

Arts at Queens and Sphere Series present a panel discussion exploring the history of arts education through the lens of the revolutionary curriculum and approach to learning that came out of Black Mountain College (1933-1957) of North Carolina. Based on John Dewey’s principles of progressive education, the college was founded at the time of the Great Depression in the US, the rise of the Nazis in Europe, the closing of the Bauhaus School in Germany, and the beginning of the persecution of artists and intellectuals in Europe and America. 

Discussion followed by a reception. 

Panelists

  • Siu Challons-Lipton (moderator) 
  • Brian Butler (Philosophy Professor, UNC Asheville)
  • Alice Sebrell (Director of Preservation, Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center) 
  • Julie Caro (Professor of Art History & Faculty Director of undergraduate Craft Studies, Warren Wilson College)
  • Jay Miller (Philosophy Professor, Warren Wilson College)

 

Saturday, October 9 at 6:00pm

Kathryn Greenhoot Recital Hall
2319 Wellesley Ave

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