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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

March 16, 2017 - June 11, 2017

‘Doing Our Bit: UNC and the Great War,’ Exhibition

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill took on the role of educating the people of North Carolina about World War I. The Bureau of Extension, formed in 1913, published informational pamphlets and sent faculty lecturers across the state. These activities reflected the public service ethos promoted by UNC-Chapel Hill’s new president, Edward Kidder Graham, and became policy for the University in the years to come. This exhibition uses photographs, documents and other artifacts to recall how the Carolina…

Start: March 16, 2017
End: June 11, 2017
Venue: Wilson Library
Phone: +1.919.962.3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

March 29, 2017

Art For Lunch: Richard Langston, ‘The Painter and the Female Muse: Central European Drawings in Context, Circa 1900’

This lecture is presented as part of the Art for Lunch series by the Ackland Art Museum. The Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland. Bring a bag lunch or pre-order a boxed lunch from Jason’s Deli that will be waiting for you at the museum! Order your lunch when you register online ($9 payable by cash,…

Start: March 29, 2017 @ 12:20 pm
End: March 29, 2017 @ 1:20 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

‘More than One Story, Más de una Historia,’ Reception and Exhibition Viewing

Join students, farmworkers and organizers from Student Action with Farmworkers (SAF) on March 29 in Davis Library at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for a bilingual event celebrating More than One Story | Más de una historia. This exhibition of 48 photographs marks SAF’s 25-year partnership between farmworkers and students in the Southeast. Following a reception and exhibition viewing, participants will move to the Research Hub on the second floor of Davis Library to hear personal stories…

Start: March 29, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: March 29, 2017 @ 6:45 pm
Venue: Walter Royal Davis Library
Phone: 919.962.1053
Address:
208 Raleigh Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

April 5, 2017

Amy Chambless, ‘Food, Fotos and Film:’ Photos of Europe and Italian Movie Screening

Join the Center for European Studies for a reception followed by an Italian film! Amy Chambless of the Department of Romance Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will give a brief introduction to the film, and student winners of the 2016-2017 Europe Week Photo Contest will present their images of Europe. Please RSVP if you plan to attend.

Start: April 5, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: April 5, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
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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