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December 21, 2016 - May 13, 2018

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

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 cultures of Asia, showcasing a rich history of innovation, invention and imitation. From the pure white of Chinese kaolin clay to the rich black of Japanese…

Start: December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End: May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

December 21, 2016 - May 14, 2017

‘Flora and Fauna’ Exhibition

A glorious display of the importance of animals and plants in Asian art, Flora and Fauna will feature a wide variety of art works, including prayer rugs from the Middle East, statues from India, Chinese paintings and much more. It will also mark the debut of the Ackland Art Museum’s newly acquired pair of Japanese screens by the painter Kajino Genzan (1868–1939), dazzling with their gold leaf background, exquisite colors and beautifully rendered flowers.

Start: December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am
End: May 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 11, 2017 - July 21, 2017

2017 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open Jan. 11 and run through July 21, 2017 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC’s annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. The judges’ committee selected winning photographs with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs have been…

Start: January 11, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: July 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

January 21, 2017 - May 14, 2017

‘World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution,’ Exhibition

A century after the Russian Revolution, an exhibition at the Wilson Special Collections Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will examine the events of 1917 and their immediate aftermath. World on Fire in Flames of Blood: Narratives of the Russian Revolution will feature eyewitness accounts, propaganda publications, handwritten refugee journals, photographs and literary representations of one of the most influential world events of the last century. It will focus largely on the catastrophic civil war that erupted…

Start: January 21, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: May 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Wilson Library, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
Phone: +1.919.962.3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

January 26, 2017 - April 24, 2017

Philemona Williamson, ‘La Sombra y el Espiritu V: The Beautiful Somewhere – The Work of Philemona Williamson’

The Sonja Haynes Stone Center’s Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum will host celebrated artist Philemona Williamson for an exhibition entitled La Sombra y el Espiritu V: The Beautiful Somewhere – The Work of Philemona Williamson. Williamson, a native New Yorker, currently resides and works in Upper Montclair, New Jersey and has a studio in Bloomfield, New Jersey. Her work has been shown in many one-person and group exhibitions throughout the U.S. and abroad, including the IV Bienal Internacional de Pintura in Cuenca, Ecuador, in…

Start: January 26, 2017 @ 8:00 am
End: April 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone: 919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

February 20, 2017 - February 25, 2017

‘Exploring the Origin, Enlightening the Heart,’ A Painting Exhibition by Yu Yan

This exhibition displays paintings by Yu Yan, a Chinese visiting scholar with the Department of Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Yu Yan is an associate professor at the School of Art at Lanzhou University in China. He has been at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since April 2016. This exhibition will be on display in the third-floor Harambee Gallery in the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill…

Start: February 20, 2017
End: February 25, 2017
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Third-Floor Harambee Gallery
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

February 22, 2017

Asia Week 2017: Sand Mandala Opening Ceremony

From Feb. 22 to 25, Geshe Palden Sangpo from the Kadampa Center for the Practice of Tibetan Buddhism in the Gelugpa Tradition will create a sand mandala in the FedEx Global Education Center. Lauren Leve, an associate professor of religious studies, will give opening remarks at 10 a.m. Sand mandalas are an ancient sacred form of Tibetan Buddhist art. The word mandala itself is a Sanskrit word meaning circle, and at its deeper levels a mandala represents the wholeness and harmony…

Start: February 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am
End: February 22, 2017 @ 10:30 am
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Florence and James Peacock Atrium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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