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December 2016

‘Color Across Asia’ Exhibition

December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 13, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Some of the many pieces of Asian art now available at the Ackland Art Museum

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…

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‘Flora and Fauna’ Exhibition

December 21, 2016 @ 8:00 am - May 14, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Japanese screens by the painter Kajino Genzan

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.

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March 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

March 27, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 27, 2017

Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Yoga at the Ackland Art Museum

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…

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Tai Chi in the Galleries

March 27, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Monday, repeating until March 27, 2017

Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Artwork on display at the Ackland Art Museum

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…

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

March 29, 2017 @ 12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Richard Langston

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,…

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April 2017

Yoga in the Galleries

April 3, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Yoga at the Ackland Art Museum

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…

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Tai Chi in the Galleries

April 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Artwork on display at the Ackland Art Museum

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…

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