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Public Speaking & Leadership: Bell Tower Toastmasters Club

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Location: Health Sciences Library

Contact: Francesca Allegri

Description: Weekly club meetings give you a comfortable environment to practice public speaking and leadership skills. Guests are always welcome and the club is open to all, both university and community members. We work with people who join the club to practice professional presentations, interviews, dissertation proposals and defenses, community talks, and other speaking situations. Dues […]

Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Jenny Marvel

Description: Museum Tour: Explore the Ackland’s Collection Enjoy a free, 30-minute docent-led tour every Wednesday at 2:00 PM. These tours enable visitors to explore the Ackland Art Museum collection with a guide. Meet at the visitor services desk in the Ackland’s lobby and experience the Ackland in a new way! Free. No reservation needed.

Carolina Conversations: “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?”

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Location: Student Union, Aquarium Lounge

Contact: Diversity & Inclusion

Description: Dr. Kim Strom-Gottfried will present “Am I My Brother’s Keeper?” at this month’s Carolina Conversations. This conversation will examine common ethical issues that emerge in the university environment, the barriers to action, and the steps all employees can take to create a safe and productive workplace. Universities, comprised of people, are susceptible to and not […]

2nd Friday ArtWalk: Celebrating Bodhi Day

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: During this month’s 2nd Friday ArtWalk, the Ackland will celebrate Bodhi Day in connection with Religion and Ritual, our newly-opened installation of Asian art that presents the deities and artistic traditions of the world’s most populous continent. Bodhi Day, a Buddhist holiday celebrated across Asia (also known as Laba in China and Rohatsu in Japan), marks the day the Buddha reached enlightenment. […]

Steep Canyon Rangers

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “Pure, 10-bandaided-finger combustibility.” – Paste  Formed right here in Chapel Hill, Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra, their mix of serious chops and good-natured fun earning them the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album and drawing celebrated comedian/banjoist Steve Martin to them when he needed a backing […]

Steep Canyon Rangers

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Location: Memorial Hall

Contact: Carolina Performing Arts

Description: “Pure, 10-bandaided-finger combustibility.” – Paste  Formed right here in Chapel Hill, Steep Canyon Rangers effortlessly walk the line between festival favorite and sophisticated string orchestra, their mix of serious chops and good-natured fun earning them the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Album and drawing celebrated comedian/banjoist Steve Martin to them when he needed a backing […]

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own […]

Art Adventures: Japanese Stab-Bound Sketchbooks – AM Session

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. January’s art-making activity is inspired by the Ackland’s exhibition Religion and Ritual. Free for Members | $5 for non-members | […]

Art Adventures: Japanese Stab-Bound Sketchbooks – PM Session

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. January’s art-making activity is inspired by the Ackland’s exhibition Religion and Ritual. Free for Members | $5 for […]