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Cultivating Collections: Vitreographs, Glass, and Works by Black Artists Exhibition

May 31 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 4:00 pm


Cultivating Collections is a multi-year series of exhibitions that highlights specific areas of the WCU Fine Art Museum’s Collection. Through this series, the Museum and WCU student researchers identify key acquisition areas and pinpoint where significant change is needed.

This year, Cultivating Collections reflects on three areas of the Collection—vitreographs, glass, and works by Black artists. Key works in each area come together to tell the story of past, present, and future collecting directions.

*Cultivating Collections: Glass extends through December 9, 2022

Image credit: Tom Nakashima, The Devil Came Down to Georgia, 2006, vitreograph, image size 16×36 in, paper size 17×36 in. Gift of Harvey K. and Bess Littleton.


May 31 @ 10:00 am
July 29 @ 4:00 pm


Western Carolina University Bardo Arts Center


WCU Bardo Arts Center
199 Centennial Drive
Cullowhee, NC 28786
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