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Virtual Opportunities

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Upcoming Virtual Events from Bardo Arts Center

Take the Interactive 360° WCU Fine Art Museum Tour right from your computer or mobile device!
Guided virtual group tours are available for classes, clubs, and groups, on and off-campus. 

Are you a WCU student, faculty, or staff member looking to schedule an individual in-person visit? Reserve now. 
Are you a WCU student, faculty, or staff member looking to schedule an in-person group tour? Reserve now.

While we prefer you make a reservation to visit the Museum, we can accept some walk-ins if the Museum is not at social distancing capacity.

View the current schedule in the tab below. Additional virtual experiences will be made available throughout the fall semester

Cultivating Collections: Paintings, Ceramics, and Works by Latinx and Latin American Artists
August 18 – December 4, 2020 |  Learn more TAKE THE 360° TOUR

This multi-year exhibition series highlights specific areas of the WCU Fine Art Museum permanent collection. 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.

  • Live Streaming Event*
    Thursday, Oct. 8 at 12PM | Cultivating Collections: Latinx and Latin American Artists 
  • Live Streaming Event*
    Thursday, Nov. 5 at 12PM | Cultivating Collections: Ceramics

BFA Portfolio Exhibition | November 10 – 19, 2020
Experience work by graduating Bachelor of Fine Arts students from the WCU School of Art and Design. This exhibition highlights their comprehensive course of study at Western Carolina University and serves as a preface to their forthcoming careers as professional artists.

Learn more about WCU Fine Art Museum exhibitions.
Visit the event calendar. 

*These events will stream live on Facebook! More details to come.

Although the Hall will be closed to the public, we are offering a FREE streaming documentary film series. The films are part of the SouthArts Southern Circuit Tour of Independent Filmmakers and will be available to watch on any device, including your TV through a Roku, Amazon Firestick, and more. Each streaming includes a post-film interview with a member of the film crew. Pre-order your free tickets now.

Please note: when you visit, please "select a showing" and then "pre-order" your free ticket! Simply come back into your Eventive account to watch. Once the film becomes available at the start time, you'll have 2 hours to start watching the film, and then after you start the film, you have another 3 hours to finish it. The film is approximately 90 minutes long followed by the Q&A. 

Coded Bias | Tuesday, Sep. 15 at 7:30PM & Sunday, Sep. 20 at 4PM | Free Tickets
Explores the racial bias of facial recognition software's inability to see dark-skinned faces correctly.

Picture a Scientist | Tuesday, Oct. 13 at 7:30PM & Sunday, Oct. 18 at 4PM | Free Tickets

A biologist, a chemist, and a geologist, journey deep into their experiences with inequality as women in the sciences.

Reggae Boyz | Thursday, Nov. 12 at 7:30PM & Sunday, Nov. 15 | Free Tickets
Tells the story of how the Jamaican national soccer team qualified for the 2014 World Cup and inspired the nation.


 On-Demand Opportunities

Controlled Chaos Filming

Controlled Chaos Film Shoot

Explore a variety of on-demand webinars from exhibiting artists and more.

Discover a selection of exhibition video gallery tours from the Spring 2020 WCU Fine Art Museum season.

Watch the special red-carpet event from the School of Stage & Screen's, Virtual Controlled Chaos Film Festival.

Enjoy all the films from the 2020 Controlled Chaos Film Festival by visiting


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Social Media Channels

Do you enjoy arts content from across a wide range of arts disciplines and mediums?

Follow Bardo Arts Center on social media on Instagram and Facebook!

Check out the main Belcher College social media channels, to see work from current students, alumni, faculty, and staff. 

Additional Virtual Experiences

Enjoy a unique 360° Google Tour of the WCU Fine Art Museum's Spring 2020 exhibitions. 

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