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May 21, 2017

Discussion with Sheldon Peck

In January 2017, the Ackland Art Museum received its largest gift to date when Sheldon Peck and his wife Leena donated their extraordinary collection of 134 mostly 17th-century Dutch and Flemish master drawings, as well as significant funds for the stewardship of the collection, new acquisitions and a future endowed curatorial position in European and American art before 1950. Join the Ackland Art Museum as Peck discusses the exquisite collection of drawings that he and his wife have amassed over…

Start: May 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
End: May 21, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

June 19, 2017 - June 23, 2017

Global Education Leaders Program

Today’s globally connected world requires that we prepare students to become globally competent, globally competitive citizens of the world who are able to work collaboratively across cultures. World View’s Global Education Leaders Program has, for the past 15 years, helped professional educators plan and implement programs that increase global understanding among faculty and students in their schools, districts and colleges. Educational leaders from across the state will convene in Chapel Hill June 19-23 for the next Global Education Leaders Program. It is open…

Start: June 19, 2017
End: June 23, 2017
Venue: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your…

Start: June 19, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: June 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines…

Start: June 19, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: June 19, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

June 22, 2017

‘Lethal Aid and Human Security: Exploring the Impact of Military Assistance to Fragile States and Nonstate Actors,’ Panel Discussion

Security assistance–providing weapons, training, advising and other forms of assistance to foreign government and non-state armed forces–is playing an increasing role in U.S. security strategy. How does the provision of military assistance impact governance, human security and peacebuilding in fragile states? What steps can donor states take to prevent the misuse or diversion of their weapons transfers and lessen adverse impacts on societal welfare? Carl Kelly, Rachel Kleinfeld and Matt Schroeder will address these and other issues in a conversation…

Start: June 22, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
End: June 22, 2017 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Gerrard Hall
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

July 10, 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your…

Start: July 10, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: July 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines…

Start: July 10, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: July 10, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

July 12, 2017

2017 Diversity Summer Film Series: ‘Becoming American’ (US, 2008)

The Library Diversity Programming and Education Committee’s 2017 Diversity Summer Film Series presents Becoming American, which focuses on recent Mexican immigrants, who tend to be healthier than the average American, although poorer. However, they experience an erosion of their health advantage the longer they are here. Discussion facilitated by assistant professor Sandra S. Albrecht  of the Department of Nutrition at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will follow.  

Start: July 12, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: July 12, 2017 @ 2:30 pm
Venue: R.B. House Library, Room 205
Phone: 919.962.1355
Address:
203 South Road
Chapel Hill, 27515 United States

July 17, 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

Take a break from your day and explore the world of yoga in the beautiful Ackland Art Museum. Each hour-long session offered by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall will let you practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the gallery. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Sessions are free for Ackland members and $5 per session for all others. Register online for the classes of your…

Start: July 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: July 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Register for Tai Chi in the Galleries, an event inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland Art Museum. Tai Chi is a Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. The classes are taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi instructor. More information about Tai Chi can be found at the Tai Chi for Health Institute website. This class uses gentle Sun Style tai chi routines…

Start: July 17, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: July 17, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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