Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center announces an opportunity for artists to participate in the 2018 {Re}HAPPENING on Saturday, March 31 at Camp Rockmont in Black Mountain, NC.

We invite artists to propose projects that reflect the innovative spirit of Black Mountain College. Artists are encouraged to take risks and demonstrate elements of process, spontaneity, experimentation, collaboration, and audience participation. Each selected artist project will receive a $250 honorarium.

Artists of all genres and disciples are encouraged to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). The LOI should be a brief one-page outline that described the project, includes participating artists and how the project connects to the Black Mountain College legacy.

The LOI deadline is December 13, 2017 – please email LOIs to Notification will be sent by January 3, 2018.


Since 2010, BMCM+AC has hosted the {Re}HAPPENING inspired by John Cage’s 1952¬†Theatre Peace No. 1,¬†an unscripted performance considered by many to be the first Happening in North Carolina.

The {Re}HAPPENING is a day long even (3pm – 10pm) at the historic campus of Black Mountain College, known as Lake Eden – 15 minutes from Asheville. It is part art event, part fundraiser and part community instigator serving as platform for contemporary artists to share their response to the vital legacy of Black Mountain College by returning to its original site in the present day.