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Virtual Art Adventures Morning Session: Paper Relief Sculptures

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Join us as the Ackland takes our popular Art Adventures class online with instructor Allison Tierney! We will be making paper relief sculptures inspired by Gaston Chaissac’s work on view in Object Lessons. As of January 27, the Ackland will be open to the public. Should your family feel comfortable viewing the piece in person,... Read More →

Hanes Visiting Artist Series: Sousveillance

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HANES VISITING ARTIST LECTURE Maria Gaspar, Hương Ngô (UNC BFA Alumna), and Anna Martine Whitehead “Sousveillance and How to Think Like a Forest” Register to attend here: Registration will end at 5 pm on February 7. A zoom link will be emailed to registrants 24 hours in advance of the lecture. Sousveillance – watching... Read More →

Angels Among Us: A Virtual Choral Presentation

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Compelling, powerful, and beautiful music amplifies the angelic theme of this season’s repertoire. Encompassing a wide range of musical styles and genres, Angels Among Us illumines the stories of angels both sacred and secular. The message of the messengers is multi-faceted: hopeful, healing, watchful, compassionate, merciful, loving and revealing. For this concert, we are creating... Read More →

Odd Couples: Objects in Conversation

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Join Ackland Graduate Intern Sarah Farkas and Object Based Teaching Fellow Erin Dickey for a guided look at artwork from opposite corners of the Ackland’s collection. See how unexpected pairings can lead to exciting new insights! We will be looking at Ken Price’s The Squeeze and Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-Le-Duc’s Ciborium. This program will be held... Read More →

World Read Aloud with Piedmont Laureate Kelly Starling Lyons

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Join Piedmont Laureate Kelly Starling Lyons on Wednesday, February 3rd, in celebration of World Read Aloud Day. Kelly will, through video, share her easy readers, Ty's Travels: All Aboard, and Geisel Honor-winning, Ty's Travels: Zip Zoom, and offer recommendations of readalouds by North Carolina children's book creators. The video will appear on the Piedmont Laureate... Read More →

Ackland Film Forum: “Filibus” Watch Party and Panel

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This spring, in collaboration with the Film Studies Programs in the Department of English and Comparative Literature at UNC-Chapel Hill, the Ackland Film Forum continues its all virtual series on Queer Cinema, now expanding to a selection of four international films for a look at Global Queer Cinema. View the selected films on your own... Read More →

Blood Done Sign My Name

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Mike Wiley brings to life the recollections of author Tim Tyson surrounding the 1970 murder of Henry “Dickie” Marrow in Oxford, NC and the events that followed. Marrow, who was black, was chased from a local store by three white men after reportedly making a crude remark to the wife of one of those men.... Read More →


Holiday Jamboree with North Carolina Boys Choir and North Carolina Girls Choir

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At 7 P.M. on December 21, NCBC will livestream our virtual choir holiday concert online like we have never done before. The entire program was prepared and made by our choir virtually this year. We will showcase selections from our Fall 2020 virtual choir program and will feature classical holiday choral pieces for our local... Read More →

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A Christmas Carol

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Curl up with the whole family for an intimate evening of storytelling with PlayMakers legend Ray Dooley. Ray embodies Scrooge, Marley, Tiny Tim and a lifetime of Christmas memories in Dickens’ classic tale of redemption, charity, and love. This is a “radio drama”-style production, including the expertly-crafted Foley artistry of PlayMakers sound designer and engineer,... Read More →


One Grain of Rice Virtual Puppet Show

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Puppet Show Incorporated presents One Grain of Rice a folk tale from India. The puppet show is offered online through the Orange County Public Library's Virtual Branch. The puppetry program will consist of pre-recorded and live interactions via Zoom. Registration is required through the Orange County Public Library. 919 -245-2525. The Zoom link will... Read More →

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