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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

2017 UNC Global Passport Drive

November 14, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 4003, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

Take advantage of an easy on-campus opportunity to apply for or renew your U.S. passport at the FedEx Global Education Center on Tuesday, Nov. 14, and Wednesday, Nov. 15, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. These sessions will be on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. Officials from the U.S. Department of... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Diaspora Festival of Black and Independent Films: Lunch and Film Screening

November 14, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This event features a full length film screening and a free lunch. The film shown will be The Last Revolutionary (U.S., 2016). In this film, two comrades from the black revolutionary days whose lives have taken much different paths get back together several years later. During the dramatic and humorous confrontation, secrets are exposed about both men... Read more »

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2:00 pm

Study Abroad Walk-In Tuesday Credit Transfer Info Session

November 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Study Abroad Office, Room 2009, 301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27516 United States

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 Tuesdays to ask the Credit Transfer Specialist quick questions.

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5:30 pm

Industry Night: International Careers

November 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Free

Connect with professionals that have experience working internationally. Learn about international career opportunities. Gain information to help with your career decision-making journey. RSVP in Handshake. Business Casual Attire. Refreshments will be provided.

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6:00 pm

Hmong, Sweet Hmong

November 14, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 2518A-B, 3103 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Take a glimpse into the sweet Hmong life by coming out for a night of cultural activities. After learning who the Hmong people actually are, get a taste of the sweet coconut dessert drink called Nab Vam and then work off the calories by competing in a game of ball toss or dancing along to... Read more »

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