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Curator’s Conversation: Introduction to “Visions of Venice”

Ackland Art Museum 101 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Zoom (Link Provided with Ticket) Free Ticket Required Join Dana E. Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator for European and American Art before 1950, for an in-depth look at Visions of Venice. In this virtual discussion, participants will learn more about the circumstances of Whistler’s 1879 trip to Venice, his unique views of the floating city, his... Read More →

Virtual Art Adventures: Blind Contour Drawings

Ackland Art Museum 101 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC

$0.00 - $5.00; registration required. Families with kids ages 6-9 are invited to join us virtually for a hands-on art-making class inspired by art on view in Drawing Attention. This month, we’ll make Blind Contour Portraits with instructor Allison Tierney! Class sessions will be limited to 15 participants.* A supply list and Zoom meeting link... Read More →

Free – $5.00

Family and Friends Sunday: Whistler’s World

Ackland Art Museum 101 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Free, self-guided activities available in person Visit us virtually or find art activity kits to enjoy with your friends or family group in the galleries. This month, enjoy art-inspired activities inspired by James McNeill Whistler’s etchings in Visions of Venice including: VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE PEACOCK ROOM | 2:30 P.M. EDT Join the Ackland as... Read More →

Museum Pictionary

Ackland Art Museum 101 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Free. Zoom registration required. Think you can draw a work of art from description alone? Join us for an afternoon of virtual drawing games based on works now on view... Read More →

Family and Friends Sunday: The Artsy Alphabet

Ackland Art Museum 101 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC

Kick off the autumn season at the Ackland! Explore the art of lettering throughout history, complete an A-to-Z scavenger hunt, and design your very own picture book while looking at... Read More →

Ackland Film Forum: “The Underground Railroad” Second Virtual Screening

Zoom

The Ackland Film Forum and the Department of English and Comparative Literature will host two virtual screenings (Tuesdays, September 21 and September 28, 8 p.m.) and a virtual roundtable discussion (Tuesday, October 5, 7 p.m.) in celebration of the department’s 225th anniversary. See below for full details. Second Virtual Screening Tuesday, September 28, 8-10 p.m.... Read More →

Virtual Art for Lunch with Laurie Langbauer

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Featuring Laurie Langbauer (UNC Department of English and Comparative Literature) and Elizabeth Manekin (Ackland Head of University Programs and Academic Projects) Join us for a virtual version of Art for... Read More →

Art for Lunch with Dr. Laurie Langbauer

Zoom

Featuring Laurie Langbauer (UNC Department of English and Comparative Literature) and Elizabeth Manekin (Ackland Head of University Programs and Academic Projects) Join us for a virtual version of Art for... Read More →

Artist Conversation: Zig Jackson

Zoom

Join us for a virtual conversation between artist Zig Jackson and the Ackland’s Lauren Turner, assistant curator for the collection. Jackson’s photograph Entering Zig’s Indian Reservation, China Basin, San Francisco,... Read More →