Home to Western Carolina University’s Performance Hall, Niggli Studio Theatre, and the WCU Fine Art Museum, Bardo Arts Center (BAC) enriches the vibrant artistic and cultural legacy of the Western North Carolina region. Through visual and performing arts programming, we enhance both the campus and community experience by increasing engagement with the arts.
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Cultivating Collections: Paintings, Scultpure, Latinx and Latin American Artists, is a multi-year exhibition features work from the Museum's permanent collection.DISCOVER MORE
The 2020-2021 season is Bardo Arts Center's 15th Anniversary Year! Do you have a memory from Bardo Arts Center? A favorite performance, exhibition, or story? Click below to share it with us!
In 2020, Cultivating Collections features paintings, ceramics, and work by Latinx and Latin American artists. Working under Curator Carolyn Grosch, undergraduate students in WCU’s Exhibition Practicum course assisted in the selection of works to display, interviewed artists, and evaluated strengths and opportunities for the collection.