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Bizarre Sábado

May 31 @ 1:00 pm - September 2 @ 5:00 pm

Donation Based

Bizarre Sábado
Multiple dates June – August; Details Below
During the course of the exhibition Black Mountain College and Mexico, BMCM+AC will host a series of experiential art events. These ”Bizarre Sábado” happenings are inspired by Mexico City’s Bazaar Sábado, the innovative gathering place and crafts market first organized in 1960 by BMC alum Cynthia Sargent and her husband Wendell Riggs. The Bazaar Sábado continues to this day.

Program in conjunction with Black Mountain College and Mexico (June 2 – September 9, 2023)

Bizarre Sábado 1
Theorem of Apocryphal Manifestos, performative action by David Miranda
Saturday, June 3, 2023 – 8pm
@ Different Wrld {701 Haywood Road, Suite 101, Asheville, NC}

Bizarre Sábado 2
Chat with Curator Eric Baden / Charla con curador Eric Baden / ¡Hola! Asheville Festival
Saturday, June 10, 2023 – 2–5pm
@ Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center {120 College Street, Asheville, NC}

Bizarre Sábado 3: Saturday, June 17, 2023 – 1–5pm
Bizarre Sábado 4: Saturday, July 1, 2023 – 1–5pm
Bizarre Sábado 5: Saturday, July 15, 2023 – 1–5pm
Bizarre Sábado 6: Saturday, July 29, 2023 – 1–5pm
A series of performative and experiential actions featuring local artists @ Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center Library {120 College Street, Asheville, NC}

Bizarre Sábado 7
Black Night/Noche Negra: Photographs of Mexico—Slideshow with BMC/MX Project Director Eric Baden
Thursday, August 17, 2023 – 8pm
@ Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center {120 College Street, Asheville, NC}

Bizarre Sábado 8
Zine Release Celebration and Presentation of selected works from the Abraham Cruzvillegas Call for Art
Saturday, September 2, 2023 – 1–8pm


May 31 @ 1:00 pm
September 2 @ 5:00 pm
Donation Based


Black Mountain College Museum + Arts Center
Different Wrld
Lamplight AVL

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