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‘Court and Capital: Art from Asia’s Greatest Cities,’ Exhibition

May 31, 2017 - December 10, 2017
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
court and capital exhibition; ackland art museum

The courts and cities of Asia were―and still are―some of the largest and most important on earth. This exhibition presents the grand customs and fashions of Asian capitals, and looks at their transition from feudal seats to modern megacities. Court and Capital is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the... Read more »

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‘South African Beadwork: Recent Acquisitions from the Collection of Norma Canelas Roth and William Roth,’ Exhibit

August 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

The Ackland recently acquired — by gift and purchase from the distinguished collection of Norma Canelas Roth and William Roth of Winter Haven, Florida — 29 fine pieces of nineteenth- and twentieth-century beadwork by peoples of the South East Cape region of what is now South Africa. Few museums can claim such rich holdings. South... Read more »

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‘Flash of Light, Fog of War: Japanese Military Prints, 1894-1905,’ Exhibition

October 6, 2017 - January 7, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

When modern war technologies, such as long-range ammunition, torpedoes and electric searchlights, were introduced into the First Sino-Japanese War and the Russo-Japanese War at the turn of the 20th century, Japanese printmakers documenting battle scenes skillfully adapted the centuries-old techniques of ukiyo-e (woodblock printing) to achieve altogether new atmospheric and light effects. The Ackland Art... Read more »

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Ongoing

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Color Across Asia is part of a groundbreaking re-installation of the Ackland Art Museum’s Asian galleries, presenting the museum’s acclaimed collection of art from across the continent. The larger of the Ackland’s two Asian art galleries will be reinstalled by color, enabling visitors to experience a full spectrum of cultural influence. Color Across Asia displays several millennia of the material... Read more »

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‘Image of Ukraine (Образ України),’ Exhibition

August 22, 2017 @ 8:00 am - December 8, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Embroidery owned by Maryna Kapustina.

"Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting" highlights two traditional Ukrainian folk art forms – vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and Petrykivka (a Ukrainian style of painting named after its city of origin). The exhibition explores Ukrainian culture through the lens of decorative folk art, delving into the history and cultural significance... Read more »

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10:00 am

International Coffee Hour

November 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
FedEx Global Education Center, EspressOasis Café, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
International Coffee Hour

Join the Center for Global Initiatives for a monthly social hour at the EspressOasis Cafe in the FedEx Global Education Center to meet international students, staff and faculty and learn about great global and community resources. This free event happens throughout the academic year and is open to the wider University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, friends and family. This event is co-hosted... Read more »

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2:00 pm

Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday Credit Transfer Info Session

November 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States
UNC Students in India

Have a quick question about your study abroad credits or the credit transfer process in general? Please visit the Study Abroad website to review the credit transfer process. If you have further questions, please stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask the Credit Transfer Specialist quick questions.

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Study Abroad Walk-In Wednesday

November 8, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

Have a quick question about study abroad or your study abroad application? Stop in during Walk-In Wednesdays to ask study abroad advisors quick questions which might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.

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6:30 pm

‘Spring’ Roll Into Fall

November 8, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Carmichael Hall Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Want to make some delicious spring rolls? Come by Carmichael Hall to learn more about the history of spring rolls and make some of your own! Celebrate autumn with some spring rolls and friends. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn... Read more »

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