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NEA Big Read at the Ackland Book Discussion

Virtual Event

NEA Big Read at the Ackland will focus on Advice from the Lights by author Stephanie Burt. Events reflecting LGBTQ+ lives and experiences — including a keynote conversation with the author, a series of book discussions, and Drag Storytime for children will take place virtually on ackland.org from Oct.11 – Dec. 4. This book discussion... Read More →

Free

Kidzu’s Virtual Tuck in the Garden

Virtual Event

Join Kidzu Children’s Museum as we prepare our outdoor garden for the winter! During our Virtual Tuck in the Garden event, we will learn how to care for plants in the cold, read a story to help our garden get ready for its winter sleep, and create bugs out of autumn leaves! Kidzu’s Virtual Tuck... Read More →

Odd Couples: Objects in Conversation

Virtual Event

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! This program will be held virtually, via Zoom. Registered participants will receive a link to join the program in... Read More →

Free

The Spark with Tift Merritt: Wynton Marsalis and Carlos Henriquez

Virtual Event

Registration for this event closes at 12 PM EDT on November 19, 2020. Join us for the third episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring Wynton Marsalis and Carlos Henriquez. In this livestreamed series, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and UNC alumna Tift Merritt returns to Carolina Performing Arts to take us behind the scenes in artist-to-artist... Read More →

Free

Virtual Art for Lunch: The “Can We Talk About Race?” Initiative

Virtual Event

Featuring Diana Dayal and Bria Godley (UNC School of Medicine) and Elizabeth Manekin (Ackland Head of University Programs and Academic Projects) During this virtual Art for Lunch, the conversation will focus on the “Can We Talk About Race?” initiative of the Ackland and UNC’s School of Medicine, as well as the associated Object Lessons installation... Read More →

Stone Soup Virtual Puppet Workshop for Kids

Virtual Event

Stone Soup Folk Tale Virtual Puppet Workshop for Kids Saturday, November 14th from 10:00-11:00 am. In this one hour crash course, kids will learn the basics of staging their own Stone Soup puppet show using paper bag puppets and props. The Zoom workshop features a pre-recorded Stone Soup puppet performance and an interactive lesson on... Read More →

$10.00

Odd Couples: Objects in Conversation

Virtual Event

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! This program will be held virtually, via Zoom. Registered participants will receive a link to join the program in... Read More →

Virtual Family & Friends Sunday: With Love and Thanksgiving

Virtual Event

Each month, the Ackland hosts a free program for families, kids, and the young at heart featuring hands-on art activities, live performances, tours, and more. Although the Museum’s doors are closed for our community’s safety, you can still explore the art virtually! A mix of D.I.Y. and live interactive activities await you, all inspired by... Read More →

The Spark with Tift Merritt: Pedja Mužijević

Virtual Event

Registration for this event closes at 12 PM EDT on October 22, 2020. Join us for the second episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring pianist Pedja Mužijević. In this livestreamed video series, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and UNC alumna Tift Merritt returns to Carolina Performing Arts to take us behind the scenes in artist-to-artist interviews... Read More →

Free

The Spark with Tift Merritt: Pedja Mužijević

Virtual Event

Registration for this event closes at 12 PM EDT on October 22, 2020. Join us for the second episode of The Spark with Tift Merritt, featuring pianist Pedja Mužijević. In this livestreamed video series, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter and UNC alumna Tift Merritt returns to Carolina Performing Arts to take us behind the scenes in artist-to-artist interviews... Read More →

Free