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COVID-19 Arts Updates

Bardo Arts Center is currently closed to the public, we hope to reopen as University and CDC guidelines allow. Please read below for further details and information.


Campus Updates and Resources: campus-wide COVID-19 information

Important Announcements Regarding Coronavirus (COVID-19) 

Face-to-Face Events 

As a part of the effort to minimize the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), Bardo Arts Center and the entire Belcher College of Fine and Performing Arts will not hold face-to-face events for the general public during the Fall 2020 semester. This includes all ticketed and non-ticketed performances in the Bardo Arts Center Performance Hall, University Theatre, and in the Coulter Recital Hall, along with in-person WCU Fine Art Museum exhibitions and events. The Museum is currently offering in-person visits for WCU students, faculty, and staff by reservation only. Details below.

Whenever possible, we will offer as many virtual experiences and opportunities as we can. 

In addition, Bardo Arts Center and the entire Belcher College are working tirelessly to ensure we create the safest space for our students and are taking courses virtual whenever possible. 

WCU Fine Art Museum

The WCU Fine Art Museum is now open*, featuring a multi-gallery exhibition drawn from the Museum's permanent collection, Cultivating Collections: Paintings, Ceramics, and Works by Latinx and Latin American Artists

*Please note: in-person Museum visits are limited to WCU students, faculty, and staff by reservation only. 

BAC Performance Hall

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. Further information, including ticketing details, are coming soon! Learn more.

Stay Connected with the Arts

Please continue following Bardo Arts Center and the Belcher College by check out our virtual arts opportunitiesincluding on-demand experiences. 

Follow Bardo Arts Center on Instagram and Facebook! Enjoy arts content from across a wide range of arts disciplines and mediums, along with updates about upcoming experiences. 

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

Thank You for Your Understanding

We know these are difficult times and we greatly appreciate your patience, understanding, and flexibility. Please note that the situation is fluid and we will continuously provide updates as they become available. In addition, we will do our best to keep the enjoyment of the arts present in your life through our e-communicationswebsite, and social media

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