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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 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

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

April 26, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Playmakers Repertory Company, ‘Mr. Joy’

A Harlem community takes stock when a Chinese immigrant’s shoe repair shop curiously does not open one morning. An array of customers including indomitable 11-year-old Clarissa and “gangsta granny” Bessie come to realize what the shop owner has meant to their lives. For more information, show times and to purchase tickets, visit the Playmakers Repertory Company website.

Start: April 26, 2017
End: April 30, 2017
Venue: Playmakers Repertory Company, Kenan Theatre
Phone: 919.962.7529
Address:
150 Country Club Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

April 28, 2017

Попойка: Russian Conversation Hour

Students of all levels are welcome to join to practice Russian, enjoy tea and cookies, and make new friends. The group meets every Friday from 3 to 4 p.m. in Dey Hall, Room 413.

Start: April 28, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
End: April 28, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

April 29, 2017

Cultures and Languages Across the Curriculum Professional Development Workshop

This workshop is free and open to University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Duke University faculty, staff and graduate students. Registration required. please register by April 18 by emailing Robert Anderson.  This workshop is a collaboration between UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke, and will be facilitated by Suronda Gonzalez, a professor at SUNY-Binghamton and chair of the Cultures and Languages across the Curriculum Consortium. For more information please contact Anderson or visit the UNC-Chapel Hill area studies website.

Start: April 29, 2017 @ 8:30 am
End: April 29, 2017 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Room 3024
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

May 1, 2017 - May 15, 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 15, 2017
Venue: Alumni Building
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 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: May 1, 2017 @ 12:00 pm
End: May 1, 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: May 1, 2017 @ 1:00 pm
End: May 1, 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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