Home to Western Carolina University’s Performance Hall, 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 fine and performing arts programming, we enhance both the campus and community experience by increasing engagement with the arts.
This exhibition features water portrait photography by NC artist Barbara Tyroler. Her water portraits of individuals, groups, and couples are semi-abstractions produced from within or outside of various swimming pools.
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A rare performance of Alfred Lord Tennyson's classic melodramatic poem set to the virtuosic solo piano music of Richard Strauss performed by George Brown, Dean of WCU's College of Fine and Performing Arts.Click here to learn more.
This exhibition features the work of seventeen artists who produced vitreographs at Littleton Studios. Vitreographs are prints made from a glass matrix instead of a traditional material such as metal, wood, or stone.Click here to learn more.