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Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

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 Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Music on the Porch: Kamara Thomas, Cosmic Americana

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description:     Join us for the first show of our Fall 2017 concert series! Music on the Porch is sponsored by the Center for the Study of the American South, and all are welcome. Born in Chicago to a hippie-turned-born-again mother who only permitted her to listen to country/western music, Kamara Thomas is a singer, […]

2nd Friday ArtWalk: Last Look at “One of Many,” “A Morir,” & “Los Trompos”

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Public Celebration of the Ackland’s summer shows & “Los Trompos” 6:00–9:00 PM Held during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk Free and open to the public. Join us for Ackland Student Guide tours: 5:00-5:30 PM: “Female Beauty,” Xueli Fan, Information Science, Graduate Tour 5:30-6:00 PM: “Color: A Pigment of Your Imagination,” Gabrielle Tenedero, Art History, Sophomore 6:30-7:00 PM: “Expectations” by […]

Art Adventures – 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. Materials are provided. Free to members | $5 per child for non-members. Space is limited. REGISTER ONLINE. 

Art Adventures – 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. Materials are provided. Free to members | $5 per child for non-members. Space is limited. REGISTER ONLINE. 

Caterpillar Countdown!

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: SATURDAY, September 9; 1:30–3:30 P.M. · $10 ($8 MEMBERS) NO FEE FOR ACCOMPANYING ADULT Ages 8 & up with accompanying adult. Meet live caterpillars, hear their fascinating stories and what they need to survive and explore the garden for these mysterious insects. Get tips on how to find them in the wild, raise them and […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

An Insider’s History of the North Carolina State Fair

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Join the North Carolina Collection as Wesley Wyatt, manager of the North Carolina State Fair, shares memories from his long tenure with the fair and discusses the challenges of running the 11-day event in the 21st century. North Carolina will celebrate the 150th state fair when the midway gates open on October 12, 2017. It […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Peter Williams

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Location: Hanes Art Center

Contact: Sabine Gruffat

Description: Peter Williams received his BFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design and his MFA from Maryland Institute College of Art. He is a professor of art at the University of Delaware. The N-Word: Paintings by Peter Williams (Rotland Press: Detroit, 2016) is a timely monograph of recent and compelling work by Williams, that caustically confronts the recent attacks, killings, and murder of Black people by police across the United States. The book contains an introduction to Williams' work, an in-depth conversation between he and acclaimed playwright, poet, critic and novelist Bill Harris, and an original short story by author Lynn Crawford inspired by Williams' urgent vision.

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 Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Black and Blue Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

Art Reception: “From Isolation to War”: Native Veteran Story Quilts

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Join us at the Center for the Study of the American South as we launch our Fall 2017 art exhibit, featuring story quilts based on the deployed experiences of Native American military veterans. Inspired by oral history interviews with veterans from each of North Carolina’s eight state- and federally-recognized tribes, these quilts are artifacts of […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Lectures in the History of Art: Tanisha Ford, University of Delaware

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Location: Peabody Hall

Contact: Tania C. String

Description: Tanisha C. Ford is Associate Professor of Black American Studies and History at the University of Delaware. She is the author of Liberated Threads: Black Women, Style, and the Global Politics of Soul (UNC Press, 2015), which narrates the powerful intertwining histories of the Black Freedom movement and the rise of the global fashion industry. Liberated Threads won the 2016 Organization of American Historians’ Liberty Legacy Foundation Award for best book on civil rights history.

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.

Edwidge Danticat to Deliver 25th Annual Stone Memorial Lecture

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Location: Sonja Haynes Stone Center

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Edwidge Danticat, Award-winning author and activist will deliver the 25th Annual Sonja Haynes Stone Memorial Lecture. Danticat is the author of numerous books, including Claire of the Sea Light, a New York Times notable book; Brother, I’m Dying, a National Book Critics Circle Award winner and National Book Award finalist; Breath, Eyes, Memory, an Oprah […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Music on the Porch: Violet Bell

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: Based out of Durham, NC, Violet Bell is an original indie duo striving to create “folk-soul music that sings in your bones.” Lizzy Ross (UNC, Class of 2009) has made a name for herself with stirring original songs and “a voice like cigarettes and the smoothest whiskey you’ve ever tasted” (Chicago RedEye). She won FloydFest’s […]

Priceless Gem Tour: American Indian Center Presents the Native Narrative

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

Discovering Magic in the Garden

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: SATURDAY, September 23; 1-4 P.M. · $10 ($8 MEMBERS) NO FEE FOR ACCOMPANYING ADULT The young and young-at-heart are invited for a fun-filled afternoon of hands-on nature activities and play in the Children’s Wonder Garden, including live critters, carnivorous plants, fairy and gnome home building, giant bubbles and more!

Family and Friends Sunday

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Spend an interactive, art-filled afternoon with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. All ages of art-lovers are invited. This event is free and open to the public! 

Free Art Exhibit: “REFUGEE”

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education presents Tom Stoddart, Lesbos, Greece, 2015 A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. FREE ART EXHIBITION ON VIEW September 25-November 3, 2017 The Friday Center 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27519 Exhibit open Monday-Thursday […]

Free Art Exhibit: “REFUGEE”

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education presents Tom Stoddart, Lesbos, Greece, 2015 A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. FREE ART EXHIBITION ON VIEW September 25-November 3, 2017 The Friday Center 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27519 Exhibit open Monday-Thursday […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Free Art Exhibit: “REFUGEE”

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education presents Tom Stoddart, Lesbos, Greece, 2015 A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. FREE ART EXHIBITION ON VIEW September 25-November 3, 2017 The Friday Center 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27519 Exhibit open Monday-Thursday […]

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.

Free Art Exhibit: “REFUGEE”

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education presents Tom Stoddart, Lesbos, Greece, 2015 A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. FREE ART EXHIBITION ON VIEW September 25-November 3, 2017 The Friday Center 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27519 Exhibit open Monday-Thursday […]

Carolina Sense of Place Tour

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: UNC Visitors’ Center is excited to offer a true Carolina Experience, introducing the University’s impact, hallmarks, and traditions on a one-hour walking tour of campus. We believe Carolina is a very special place indeed and we are excited to share it with you! Please register here or call (919) 962-1630 to confirm attendance. High school and transfer students may register […]

Free Art Exhibit: “REFUGEE”

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Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education presents Tom Stoddart, Lesbos, Greece, 2015 A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. FREE ART EXHIBITION ON VIEW September 25-November 3, 2017 The Friday Center 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27519 Exhibit open Monday-Thursday […]

Priceless Gem Tour: Edible Garden and Campus Landscape

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Location: UNC Visitors’ Center

Cost: Free

Description: Priceless Gem Tours are offered each Friday and begin at 3 p.m. from UNC Visitors’ Center.  To reserve your space, please email us at uncvisitorscenter@unc.edu. In case of inclement weather, or for any additional questions, please call UNC Visitors’ Center at 919-962-1630. High school and transfer students should note that these are not admissions tours and will not include information sessions […]

Free Art Exhibit: “REFUGEE”

Download

Location: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Cost: Free

Contact: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education

Description: The William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education presents Tom Stoddart, Lesbos, Greece, 2015 A father celebrates his family’s safe passage to Lesbos after a stormy crossing over the Aegean Sea from Turkey. FREE ART EXHIBITION ON VIEW September 25-November 3, 2017 The Friday Center 100 Friday Center Dr., Chapel Hill, NC 27519 Exhibit open Monday-Thursday […]