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March 29, 2017

‘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

May 1, 2017 - May 30, 2017

‘Keep Out of Reach of Children,’ Exhibition

This exhibition is part of the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, which supports collaborative projects between Russian and American professionals in order to raise awareness about common social issues in Russia and the United States. The exhibition was prepared by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will address four areas of inequality in children’s lives: immigration, poverty, violence and the effects of consumer society. This exhibition is sponsored by…

Start: May 1, 2017
End: May 30, 2017
Venue: Alumni Building
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

‘Keep Out of Reach of Children,’ Opening Reception

This exhibition is part of the U.S.-Russia Peer-to-Peer Dialogue Program, funded by the U.S. Department of State, which supports collaborative projects between Russian and American professionals in order to raise awareness about common social issues in Russia and the United States. The exhibition was prepared by students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and will address four areas of inequality in children’s lives: immigration, poverty, violence and the effects of consumer society. This exhibition is sponsored by…

Start: May 1, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: May 1, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Alumni Hall, Room 301
Address:
207 E. Cameron Ave.
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

May 22, 2017 - August 29, 2017

‘Memory, Reason, Imagination: 400 Years of French Printing,’ Exhibition

Rare and fine examples of French printing will be on view in the Wilson Special Collections Library from May 22 through August 29. “Memory, Reason, Imagination: 400 Years of French Printing” features 65 books from the Rare Book Collection (RBC) at Wilson Library. Visitors will be able to see the development of printing technologies and the arc of French intellectual history, literature and culture. The majority of the materials on view are from the 16th through 19th centuries, representing some…

Start: May 22, 2017
End: August 29, 2017
Venue: Wilson Library, Melba Remig Saltarelli Exhibit Room
Phone: +1.919.962.3765
Address:
200 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 14, 2017

Designer Ignacio Cadena, “Los Trompos”

Join the Ackland Museum for a public talk by Mexican designer Ignacio Cadena, co-designer of Los Trompos, the colorful, kinetic, larger-than-life spinning tops that have activated the Ackland’s facade and other locations across the UNC-Chapel Hill campus throughout the spring and summer. Ignacio Cadena’s collaborative designs explore the boundaries between art and science. His work is a result of collaborations and explorations in different fields: installation, painting, graphic design, photography, sculpture, film, video, marketing, architecture, and industrial design. Cadena´s work has been…

Start: September 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
End: September 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

‘Image of Ukraine’ Exhibition Opening Reception

The exhibition Image of Ukraine (Образ України): Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting is currently on display at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. A reception on Thursday, September 14, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., will feature the keynote lecture “Ukrainian Folk Art: Magic and Meaning” by Natalie Kononenko, professor and Kule Chair in Ukrainian Ethnography in the Department of Modern Languages and Cultural Studies at the University of Alberta…

Start: September 14, 2017 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 14, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 25, 2017 - November 3, 2017

‘REFUGEE,’ Exhibit

Join the William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education for a free upcoming art exhibit called REFUGEE. The multimedia art exhibit is on loan from the Annenberg Space for Photography and will be on display from Sept. 25 to Nov. 3. The timely exhibit of portrait photographs, stories and accompanying film allows audiences to engage with aspects of the plight of refugees not previously encountered, and to reflect on a full range of refugee experiences through singular images that offer visitors…

Start: September 25, 2017
End: November 3, 2017
Venue: William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education
Phone: +1.919.962.3000
Address:
100 Friday Center Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27517 United States

November 3, 2017

‘Image of Ukraine,’ Painting Demonstration by Artist Olena Zintchouk

Local Ukrainian artist, Olena Zintchouk, will give a painting demonstration in Petrykivka, a traditional Ukrainian style of painting on Friday, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m. Zintchouk’s paintings are featured in the ‘Image of Ukraine: Exploring Ukrainian Culture through Embroidery and Painting‘ exhibition, currently on display at the FedEx Global Education Center through December 8, 2017. Along with Petrykivka, the exhibition highlights vyshyvka (Ukrainian embroidery) and includes interviews with the Ukrainian community in North Carolina to illustrate how well-known forms of a…

Start: November 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm
End: November 3, 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

November 6, 2017

‘AdoptEd x ASA,’ Photography Collection Opening

The “AdoptEd x ASA” photography collection is a month long exhibition that will be house in the Frank Porter Graham Student Union Art Gallery during November, which is National Adoption Awareness Month. Through portraits and interviews of adoptees in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill community, the collection seeks to humanize and destigmatize adoption. This event is part of APIAutumn 2017 at UNC-Chapel Hill. It is sponsored by the Carolina Asia Center. Asian/Pacific Islander American Autumn aims to strengthen…

Start: November 6, 2017 @ 6:30 pm
End: November 6, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Art Gallery
Address:
Corner of South and Raleigh Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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