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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 Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables 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.

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 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.

Art Adventures – AM Session (FULL)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

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

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 – PM Session (FULL)

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: 5

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

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF: Watch a video about Yoga […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable […]

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 Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables 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.

2nd Friday ArtWalk

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: The 2nd Friday ArtWalk takes place in Carrboro & Chapel Hill from 6-9 PM on the second Friday of every month. It’s a great opportunity to explore our galleries and start the weekend. You can also catch a free tour at 6 PM or 7:30 PM. Along with our Permanent Collection, we have two new exhibitions: […]

A Natural History of North Carolina

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Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: The Program in the Humanities and Human Values

Description: In collaboration with the North Carolina Botanical Garden The Tar Heel State features a wide range of natural features and ecological zones, from the coastal waterways of the Atlantic in the East to the mountains in the West. Join us for a day of learning about how North Carolina’s beautiful regions developed and why we […]

“From Slavery to Civil Rights: An Aural History Tour” with Mary D. Williams

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Location: Wilson Library, Louis Round

Cost: Free

Contact: Liza Terll

Description: Gospel singer, historian, and educator Mary D. Williams will perform on July 16 at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. “From Slavery to Civil Rights: An Aural History Tour” will offer a a chance to learn about American history through music, including spirituals, protest songs, and gospel music. The program will begin at 5:30 p.m. in […]

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF: Watch a video about Yoga […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable […]

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 Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables 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.

Family and Friends Sunday

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Cost: Free

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. FREE.  

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF: Watch a video about Yoga […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable […]

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 Every Wednesday at 2:00 PM, a free, 30-minute docent-led tour enables 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.

UNC Music Workshop: Cabaret Talent Night

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Location: James and Susan Moeser Auditorium in Hill Hall

Cost: 6

Contact: UNC Music Department

Description: Come out for the UNC Music Workshop’s Cabaret Talent Night on July 28 at 8:00 p.m. It’s the only ticketed event for the workshop (general admission is $6 and can be purchased at the door). It’s sure to be a fun night you won’t want to miss!

Yoga in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful setting of the Ackland! The hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will provide an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. SEE FOR YOURSELF: Watch a video about Yoga […]

Tai Chi in the Galleries

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Maira Avilas

Description: Join us for Tai Chi in the Galleries, inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland! Tai chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style tai chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable […]