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Art in Bloom
July 8, 9, & 10 2021
This year marks our 15th Annual Art in Bloom, a community-wide fundraiser celebrating nature and art. This multi-faceted event combines two gallery exhibits, live floral arrangements, local garden tours featuring working artists, and floral-inspired workshops. Click the link below for a full schedule of events!
Friday, June 18th
Saturday, June 19th
We are excited to host the Asheville-based improv comedy troupe, Reasonably Priced Babies again! This will be our first in-person indoor performance since the start of the pandemic.
Get ready to be a part of the experience because this show will push the envelope of ridiculous fun.
We are limiting capacity to 50% of our normal capacity. Seating is general admission and first come first served. Doors open at 6:30pm. We will be following the most up to date local, state, and national guidelines for mask wearing so please come prepared with a mask. Performers will be performing unmasked (all performers are vaccinated).
We are excited to announce a new series of free concerts we’re calling Pickin’ on the Porch. Each month May - October, BMCA will host a Pickin’ show behind our building from 5:00 - 6:30. Our first show on May 21st, will open with our own Junior Appalachian Musicians followed by local musician Cary Fridley.
Bring your blanket or chair and join us for a much anticipated evening of local music. Other Pickin’ performances this summer will include:
June 4 • Mountain Friends Trio
July 2 • The Intentional String Band
August 13 • Laura Boswell
September 10 • The Intentional String Band
October 15 • The Intentional String Band
for the Arts
Live music, food, drinks, dancing, and an amazing auction featuring items donated from local businesses and organizations.
Art in Bloom
The Black Mountain Center for the Arts has held Art in Bloom for 14 consecutive years (take that, COVID-19!). This is a two-month long event that features 2 gallery exhibits, a gala, a local garden tour, a 2-day live floral arrangement exhibit, and live plein air painters in local gardens.