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January 2021

Virtual: Clouding: Shape and Sign in Asian Art

January 20, 2021 - February 13, 2022
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

From January 20, 2021-February 13, 2022, the Ackland Art Museum will be exhibiting a year-long installation that explores the diverse forms and functions of clouds in the arts of Asia. This exhibition will juxtapose works of art in different media and from different time periods spanning the Bronze Age to the present. Clouds have long held a significant place in human imagination and thought. Clouds elude straightforward perceptual and symbolic identification. The diversity of forms of clouds in Asian arts…

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June 2021

Virtual: ‘Culture and the Arts on a Global Stage’

June 22 at 10:00 am - June 24 at 12:00 pm
$75

Join UNC-Chapel Hill Worldview from June 22-24 at 10:00 a.m. for a K-12 and community college virtual program. Musicians and poets, artists and dancers have played and written, painted and danced their way around the world through centuries – illuminating the time and the interplay of peoples and societies. In this program, UNC-Chapel Hill World View provides a professional development opportunity for all K-12 and community college educators to explore examples of the ways different cultures use the arts to…

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Russian Game Night

June 22 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Russian Flagship Program for a fun night of virtual competitive games related to Russia and the Russian language on Zoom! The Russian Flagship Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently completed a successful first year. Launched in April 2020, the federally funded program provides students with a professional level of proficiency in the Russian language in order to meet a national security need U.S. government designates as “critical.” 

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Summer Popoika: Weekly Russian Conversation Hour

June 24 at 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 5:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until August 13, 2021

Don’t let your Russian skills fall out of practice this summer! Join the UNC Russian Flagship Program for casual conversations with other Russian-language learners at weekly Popoika every Thursday at 5PM! The hour-long conversations will be spoken in Russian only. All levels are welcome! Zoom code: 991 7796 7246

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July 2021

Russian Trivia Night

July 6 at 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the Russian Flagship Program for a virtual trivia night and test your knowledge of Russian geography, history, and culture. Register for the event ahead of time via Zoom. The Russian Flagship Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently completed a successful first year. Launched in April 2020, the federally funded program provides students with a professional level of proficiency in the Russian language in order to meet a national security need U.S. government designates as “critical.” 

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Virtual: Curator’s Conversation: Introduction to Visions of Venice

July 9 at 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Dana E. Cowen, Sheldon Peck Curator for European and American Art before 1950, for an in-depth look at Visions of Venice. In this virtual discussion, participants will learn more about the circumstances of Whistler’s 1879 trip to Venice, his unique views of the floating city, his experimental working method, and how his works were received back in London. Visions of Venice: Etchings by James McNeill Whistler from the Collection of Ambassador C. Boyden Gray showcases thirty of Whistler’s etchings of Venice…

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Russian Flagship Summer Movie Night

July 13 at 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Russian Flagship Program for a movie night. Make sure to cast your vote for the film in our Instagram story on July 8 prior to our virtual film watch party and discussion on July 13 on Zoom. The Russian Flagship Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill recently completed a successful first year. Launched in April 2020, the federally funded program provides students with a professional level of proficiency in the Russian language in order to meet a national security need U.S. government designates as “critical.” 

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Virtual Fulbright Information Session

July 15 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Interested in researching or teaching abroad after graduation? Join us for a virtual information session to learn more about the Fulbright U.S Student Program! The Fulbright U.S. Student Program allows graduating seniors, master’s students, doctoral candidates, and recent graduates to self-design a research/study project or serve as an English Teaching Assistant in one of more than 140 countries. Visit UNC Fulbright to learn more about the program and application process. Join the event

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Virtual: Family & Friends Sunday: Whistler’s World

July 25 at 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Visit us virtually or find art activity kits to enjoy with your friends or family group in the galleries. This month, enjoy art-inspired activities inspired by James McNeill Whistler’s etchings in Visions of Venice including: VIRTUAL TOUR OF THE PEACOCK ROOM | 2:30 P.M. EDT Join the Ackland as we ‘visit’ the Freer Gallery of Art in D.C., space is limited to 15 households. The tour will be one hour in length and suitable for all ages. The Peacock Room and American…

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Virtual: TransAtlantic Masters Program Alumni Panel

July 30 at 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please mark your calendars and save the date for the next TransAtlantic Masters Program alumni panel! We are planning to hold our panel discussion on Friday, July 30th. These alumni events provide an excellent opportunity to find out more about TAM and to meet program graduates, students, administrators, and professors. Alumni will talk about their experience in the program and their career trajectory. Please email Sarah Hutchison to RSVP for the event or with any questions. Panelists coming soon!

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