December 21, 2016 - May 13, 2018
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…
January 3, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Asia is the birthplace of many of the world’s major systems of belief, and reflects the religious diversity of the planet. This installation presents the deities and artistic traditions of the world’s most populous continent, representing Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam and more. Religion and Ritual 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.
January 10, 2018 - July 20, 2018
View photography from around the world in this exhibition featuring work by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill alumni, faculty, staff and students. The exhibition will open Jan. 10 and run through July 20, 2018 at the FedEx Global Education Center. All photography on display was submitted as part of UNC’s annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. A committee of judges selected the winning photographs, with special consideration given to images that are distinctive and embrace a new perspective. Photographs…
January 21, 2018
Many of the traditional Japanese palettes of brilliant color such as blue, red and purple have been greatly admired in the West, but taupe — a different but no less traditional palette that draws from the many shades of browns, grays and greens that represent the colors of tea — has long been quietly appreciated in Japan. Although many non-Japanese have criticized taupe as monochromatic, this subtle and seemingly unpretentious palette, influenced by both sumptuary laws and the culture of tea over the…
January 22, 2018
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 choice.
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 that…
January 23, 2018
Having trouble deciding where you want to study abroad? Need help finding out what types of credit you can bring back to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill? Want to know how financial aid works with study abroad? Need help just getting started? Join a study abroad 101 information session! In this session a study abroad advisor will cover general information that will help you move to the next steps in the study abroad process.
January 24, 2018
Have a quick question about study abroad or your study abroad application? Stop in during Walk-In Wednesday to ask general questions which might not require a 20 minute advising appointment.
Join Center for Global Initiatives staff members for an information session about the Pre-Dissertation Exploration Award. These awards help get doctoral candidates into the field to do preliminary explorations of potential research materials/sites in preparation for writing a dissertation proposal. These awards will not fund dissertation field research. Learn more at the CGI website.
The Study Abroad Office and the Office of Scholarships and Student Aid will be hosting an information session for Covenant Scholars interested in study abroad opportunities. The session will cover information about Covenant financial aid and other funding resources.