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‘Religion and Ritual’ Exhibition

January 3, 2018 - May 13, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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,... Read more »

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2018 Carolina Global Photography Exhibition

January 10, 2018 - July 20, 2018
FedEx Global Education Center, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Young Cuban men use payphones in Havana, Cuba. Photo by Veasey Conway '18 M.A.

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... Read more »

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Toni Scott, ‘Aswarm with the Spirits of All Ages Here: Inconceivable Spaces of Slavery and Freedom,’ Exhibition

January 25, 2018 - April 30, 2018
Sonja Haynes Stone Center, 150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

This special installation project by artist Toni Scott seeks to re-articulate spaces where memories of bondage trouble our present-day notions of ‘home’ and ‘land of the free’. The ordeal of the enslaved in both material and existential terms is important for the public’s understanding of the history of the African American presence in North Carolina... Read more »

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‘Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from the Horvitz Collection,’ Exhibition

January 26, 2018 - April 8, 2018
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Eighteenth-century France was the crucible for some of the most elegant, sophisticated and refined art ever made. It was also a hotbed of philosophical and cultural reflection on many major issues, including what was known as the “woman question.” Against a backdrop of powerful conventional thinking that assigned women to limited and secondary roles based on... Read more »

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Ongoing

‘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

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... Read more »

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12:00 pm

Yoga in the Galleries

February 26, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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... Read more »

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1:00 pm

Tai Chi in the Galleries

February 26, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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.... Read more »

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2:30 pm

Study Abroad 101 Info Session with Peer Advisors

February 26, 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Frank Porter Graham Student Union, Room 3409, 3103 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

Thinking about study abroad? Want to hear from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students who have had this experience? Come to this information session to learn more about study abroad opportunities at UNC-Chapel Hill. This session will cover program types, application processes, credit information, funding resources and more. Hear from a UNC-Chapel Hill study abroad... Read more »

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6:30 pm

Jennifer Gates-Foster, ‘Achaemenids, Royal Power and Persian Ethnicity’

February 26, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
FedEx Global Education Center, Room 1005, 301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This lecture explores the way that the Achaemenid concept of cosmic, kingly rule engaged with the ethnic and cultural identity of the diverse peoples subject to their imperial control. These ideas worked at both the metaphorical and practical level, as the imperial administration was faced with the task of governing an almost infinitely varied landscape... Read more »

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