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Highlights from the Ackland Art Museum Collection

ABOUT THE COLLECTION The collection of the Ackland Art Museum now includes approximately 19,000 works of art. The Museum makes acquisitions on the basis of three criteria: Artistic excellence (compelling visual form and thematic content),Relationship to the existing collection and the exhibition program, andPotential for teaching and learning. In the words of an early mission […]

What’s Happening In Chapel Hill: In Person and Remotely

As the spring semester continues, the University is offering events and activities that you can experience virtually or in person while following the COVID-19 Community Standards. Kristen Smith Young, Community Relations, Thursday, February 18th, 2021 After nearly a year of taking precautions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, we’re all still at it, following the […]

Close Looks at Cocktail Hour: Shanequa Gay

LIVE UPCOMING EVENTPRESENTED BY THE ACKLAND ART MUSEUM https://vimeo.com/472792996 Join the Ackland’s Object Based Teaching Fellow, Erin Dickey, for recap of an informal conversation focused on one work of art from the Ackland’s new Close Looks digital feature. On January 27, we looked at Shanequa Gay’s site-specific installation, holding space for nobility: a memorial for Breonna Taylor.

Coloring Pages from the Ackland Art Museum Collection

Previous Next If taking more time to be mindful is one of your goals for 2021, try a coloring page from the Ackland Art Museum. Check out the coloring pages of 13 works from its collection. You can also check out all the works in the digital collection. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD FULL COLORING BOOK

Camp Carolina | Interactive Activities

Tar Heels Together is here to provide your children and grandchildren with some unique learning opportunities and a little fun! Camp Carolina was a live virtual camp designed for Tar Heel kids and teens that ran from July 20 - 24, 2020. Camp Carolina included high quality activities and programs in STEM, arts, astronomy and more […]

Odd Couples: Objects in Conversation

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=veL2swb3ipk PRESENTED BY THE ACKLAND ART MUSEUM Join Ackland Graduate Intern Sarah Farkas and Object Based Teaching Fellow Erin Dickey for event highlights of a guided look at artwork from opposite corners of the Ackland’s collection. See how unexpected pairings can lead to exciting new insights!

Conversation With Ackland’s Katie Ziglar ’79

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhiXUU384gY PRESENTED BY UNC GAA Click in with us for a complimentary Conversation With Ackland’s Katie Ziglar ’79, director, Ackland Art Museum. She shares the highlights of Ackland’s collection, what is currently happening at the Ackland and future plans for the museum, including a new building. Tucked behind Top of the Hill on Franklin Street lies […]

Camp Carolina: High School

Camp Carolina - High School Track July 20-24, 2020 Thanks for your interest in Camp Carolina! These unique summer learning opportunities ran from July 20-24, 2020. See below for replays of the high school track (grades 9-12) programs and self-paced activities.  Schedule at a glance MONDAY 7/20: Physical and Life Sciences TUESDAY 7/21: Art WEDNESDAY […]

Camp Carolina: Middle School

Camp Carolina - Middle School Track July 20-24, 2020 Thanks for your interest in Camp Carolina! These unique summer learning opportunities ran from July 20-24, 2020. See below for replays of the middle school track (grades 6-8) programs and self-paced activities.  Schedule at a glance MONDAY 7/20: Physical and Life Sciences TUESDAY 7/21: Art WEDNESDAY […]

Camp Carolina: Elementary School

Camp Carolina - Elementary School Track July 20-24, 2020 Thanks for your interest in Camp Carolina! These unique summer learning opportunities ran from July 20-24, 2020. See below for replays of the elementary school track (grades K-5) programs and self-paced activities. Schedule at a glance MONDAY 7/20: Physical and Life Sciences TUESDAY 7/21: Art WEDNESDAY […]