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August 25, 2017 - January 7, 2018

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

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 African beadwork is an art of vibrant colors, sophisticated patterns and varied textures. The works on view derive from three principal population groups in the…

Start: August 25, 2017
End: January 7, 2018
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 30, 2017

Peacock Fellowship in Africa Info Session

Fellowships through Carolina for Kibera provide opportunities for students to gain hands-on experience learning about global issues in a real world setting. The organization provides medical care, nutritional assessments, community wellness programs, sexual and reproductive health care, HIV testing, counseling on sexually transmitted infections, youth empowerment programs, leadership development through sports, technical training, economic empowerment and more to the residents of Kibera. The James and Florence Peacock Fellowship brings University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students to a collaborative environment alongside the Kibera…

Start: November 30, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
End: November 30, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3303
Address:
301 Pittsboro Street
Chapel Hill, 27599-5145
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