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Tours by Ackland Student Guides

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: During the academic year, Ackland Student Guides lead conversational tours based on a particular theme, enabling Ackland visitors to gain a deeper understanding of selected works in the Museum’s permanent collection. Tours are held every Sunday at 1 PM and on the second Friday of every month during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk. Meet in the Ackland lobby. 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 […]

Ackland Film Forum: Kagemusha

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Location: Varsity Theatre

Contact: Allison Portnow

Description: Free admission for students and faculty with One Cards. $4 admission for the general public. All screenings held at 7:00 PM at the Varsity Theater, 123 East Franklin St., Downtown Chapel Hill. (Japan, 1980, dir. Akira Kurosawa) PG | 2h 42min Introduced by Inger Brodey, UNC English & Comparative Literature A petty thief with an utter […]

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.

K-12 Educator Open house

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Location: Ackland Art Museum

Contact: Jenny Marvel

Description: Explore the Flash of Light, Fog of War exhibition and the Ackland’s permanent collection during this special evening for educators! Engage with area educators and Museum staff in conversation about the art, enjoy light hors d’oeuvres, and take a tour of the exhibition. Participants will leave with teaching ideas to use in the classroom or […]