Check in at Skinner Library Conference Room. Special cocktail hour “Meet and Greet” hosted by local mixologist, Jasper Adams, who will unveil his special cocktail, "The Quiet House," inspired by the spirit of Black Mountain College.
Second keynote will be given by Katherine de Vos Devine, titled "The World's Most Successful Failure: The Life Cycle of Black Mountain College"
When Black Mountain College shut its doors after twenty-four years of operation, its closure was described as a failure. But why should the closure of the campus be treated as a failure? And does failure represent the end - or merely an end?