SUBMIT AN EVENT

PLEASE NOTE: Venue and Organizer fields are required. Incomplete submissions will be removed.

Loading Events

← Back to Events

Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History

+ Google Map
150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
https://stonecenter.unc.edu/about/location/

June 2018

A Conversation with Amy Sherald, Hosted by Ackland Art Museum, UNC-Chapel Hill

June 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Curator Dorothy Moss interviews 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition winner and former First Lady Michelle Obama's portraitist, artist Amy Sherald. Free and open to the public, but RSVP required.

Find out more »

September 2018

With Us Comes the Parallax Exhibition Opening

September 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
+ Google Map

The Stone Center will kick off its 30th anniversary with the opening of the exhibition With Us Comes the Parallax. This show will feature works by past Stone Center visiting artists, dating back to 2004. The opening will also include talks by some of the participating artists, including Toni Scott, Arturo Lindsay, Lucia Mendez, Michael Platt, Wendy Phillips, and Stefanie Jackson. Each piece will also be auctioned off as part of the Stone Center’s 30th anniversary funding campaign. All proceeds…

Find out more »

March 2019

Black-Owned Bookstores: Their Struggle of

March 29 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
+ Google Map

Join us for the 2019 Diaspora Lecture as we examine the pioneering role of Black bookstores, an often-overlooked element in the story of Black community development and Black empowerment in the United States. The event will feature a presentation by Professor Joshua C. Davis whose recent book, From Head Shops to Whole Foods: The Rise and Fall of Activist Entrepreneurs (Columbia University Press, 2017) includes a chapter entitled “Liberation Through Literacy: African American Bookstores, Black Power, and the Mainstreaming of…

Find out more »

April 2019

Maness Lecture moderated by Tift Merritt

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
+ Google Map
Free

Spring 2019 Maness Lecture, Department of American Studies

Find out more »

September 2019

DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance

September 19 @ 8:00 am - November 21 @ 5:00 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History, 150 South Road, Hitchcock Multipurpose Room
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States
+ Google Map

"Under the looming threat of death, how might we inspire life? Through what mechanisms could we resist the psychological violence and despair inspired by the threat of violence while at the same time usher in hope?" DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance features the work of visual artist Fahamu Pecou, who elevates and re-contextualizes Black life and death to inspire hope, healing, and a sense of justice. The exhibition seeks to reframe the political and societal violence against Black bodies…

Find out more »
+ Export Events