Come to the Ackland Art Museum for a lunchtime guided tour of the exhibition “Way Out West,” at 1:30 PM on June 28; July 5, 18 & 24; and August 16, 21, 22, and 23. Free. “Way Out West: Celebrating the Gift of the Hugh A. McAllister Jr. Collection” marks the transformational bequest of over… Read More →
Prior to serving as director of the Orange County Arts Commission, I was the director of an arts center near the Outer Banks. Northeast NC is the “forgotten child” of our state; poverty is rampant, many schools are operating with 100% of their student body on the Free and Reduced Lunch program, and like someone… Read More →
Visit BLOOM FEST in downtown Chapel Hill and celebrate our community and all things Spring! There will be arts activities, performances, natural experiences, floral displays and more. Highlights of the festival include Blawesome’s 20-foot Carolina-themed floral archway, a LIVE monarch butterfly garden from BASF, a performance from Paperhand Puppets, and a community exhibit of “Planting… Read More →
Come to the Ackland Art Museum to celebrate portraiture in connection with “The Outwin: American Portraiture Today.” Explore the exhibition with a themed scavenger hunt, create portraits of loved ones in a variety of media, and play art games with family and friends.
Artist Danielle Durchslag leads a workshop in which she discusses and teaches her process of layering cut-paper to create detailed portraits. Participants will learn about Durchslag’s artistic process as they create their own portraits based on her techniques. Registration is required.
The Ackland welcomes Flash Chorus to Music in the Galleries for a community singing event! All are invited, regardless of singing ability/experience.
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