Details
Displaying events for Arts (Show All)

Nature Notes Workshop

Download

Location: NC Botanical Garden Education Center

Contact: NC Botanical Garden

Description: Robert Johnson, Artist Ken Moore, NCBG ASST. DIRECTOR, EMERITUS Thursday, September 7; 7-9 p.m.; Friday, September 8; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Saturday, September 9; 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday, September 10; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. · $400 ($375 Members) This intensive four-day workshop provides methods for making visual notes while exploring nature; excursions will enhance “nature notes” with […]

Yoga in the Galleries

Download

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

Download

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 […]

Great Books Reading Group: Robert Frost’s Poems

Download

Location: Flyleaf Books

Cost: 25

Contact: Carolina Public Humanities

Description: featuring George Lensing, Mann Family Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus “Robert Frost’s Poems grants us an informed celebration of New England’s countryside, an appreciation of common people (especially their grace, candor, and wisdom), an ongoing encounter with life’s predicaments and truths, and a rich self-portrait of the great American poet who ‘had a lover’s quarrel with […]

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Peter Williams

Download

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.

Public Talk: Designer Ignacio Cadena on “Los Trompos”

Download

Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Join us for a public talk by Mexican designer Ignacio Cadena, co-designer of Los Trompos, the colorful, kinetic, larger-than-life spinning tops that have activated the Ackland’s facade and other locations across the UNC-Chapel Hill campus throughout the spring and summer. Ignacio Cadena’s collaborative designs explore the boundaries between art and science. His work is a result […]

Art Exhibition Opening Reception and Artist Talk with Artist Mequitta Ahuja

Download

Location: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Cost: Free

Contact: Stone Center for Black Culture and History

Description: Painter Mequitta Ahuja opens Stone Center Fall 2017 Gallery Season “My work is a form of tribute, analysis and intervention: tribute, out of sincere admiration for the figurative tradition; analysis, by making something vast comprehensible to both myself and to my viewers and intervention, by positioning a woman-of-color as primary picture-maker, in whose hands the […]

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

Download

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 […]

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

Download

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 […]