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SC App Launch & Picnic

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Location: Love House & Hutchins Forum

Contact: Center for the Study of the American South

Description: To celebrate the Summer 2015 issue release from Southern Cultures, we’re having a beach picnic–right here in Chapel Hill! The new issue features the Ali-Quarry fight in Atlanta, contested stereotypes of southern motherhood, Civil War novels by Vietnam vets, lesbian print culture in North Carolina, and the UNC Student Strike of 1970… plus Bulgarian Faulkner, […]

Earth, Arts and Meaning of Nature

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Cost: Please visit our website for details.

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: Human beings have always tried to understand Earth’s place in the universe and their own place in the natural world, but these issues have taken on increased urgency in an era of climate change and continuing threats to ecological systems. This wide-ranging seminar will explore changing perceptions of our planet among both scientists and creative […]

Drawing in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: The second Saturday of every month, Amanda Hughes (Director of External Affairs) leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome. Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.

Drawing for Tweens

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

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 – AM Session

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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. Space is limited. Please RSVP at ackland.org.

Art Adventures – PM Session

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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. RSVP for Art Adventures sessions here!