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August 19, 2019 - December 13, 2019

‘The Art of Resistance: An Exhibition Featuring the Work of Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé’

The Art of Resistance, an exhibition featuring the work of world-renowned graphic novelist and political cartoonist Ramón Nsé Esono Ebalé, will be on display August 19 to December 13, 2019 at the FedEx Global Education Center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Esono Ebalé gained notoriety for criticizing the long-ruling, oppressive government of his native Equatorial Guinea. After living in exile from 2011 until 2017, Esono Ebalé was falsely imprisoned upon his return home. To call for…

Start: August 19, 2019
End: December 13, 2019
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 19, 2019 - November 21, 2019

‘DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance,’ Exhibition

This fall, the Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History will host a solo exhibition entitled DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance. This show, on loan from the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at the College of Charleston, features the work of award-winning visual artist, Fahamu Pecou. Pecou is an Atlanta-based artist and scholar whose works combine observations on hip-hop, fine art and popular culture. Pecou is profoundly involved in exploring the state of Black existence – life and death – in his work. In…

Start: September 19, 2019
End: November 21, 2019
Venue: Sonja Haynes Stone Center
Phone: 919.962.9001
Address:
150 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

September 20, 2019 - December 1, 2019

‘She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World’, Exhibition

During this critical time for Iran and the Arab world, as national and personal identities are being dismantled and rebuilt, contemporary photography reflects the complexities of unprecedented change. One of the most significant trends to emerge is the work of women photographers, whose remarkable and provocative images provide insights into new cultural landscapes, questioning tradition and challenging perceptions of Middle Eastern and Arab identity. “She Who Tells a Story” brings together the vital pioneering work of 12 leading artists, ranging…

Start: September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End: December 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 20, 2019 - October 31, 2019

‘Nuclear Visions: The Atomic Photographers Guild,’ Exhibition

The Atomic Photographers Guild (APG) is an international collective of artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age. APG was created in 1987 by Robert Del Tredici, with founding members Carole Gallagher, Kenji Higuchi and Harris Fogel. APG documents the history, impact and ongoing legacy of the atomic age – emphasizing nuclear weapons mass-production, atomic testing and proliferation, nuclear power, reactor accidents, attempts at radioactive waste-management, irradiated landscapes, radiation-affected populations and making the invisible (radiation, loss, death, contamination, exposure) visible.…

Start: September 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am
End: October 31, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Venue: Hanes Art Center, John and June Alcott Gallery
Address:
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 21, 2019

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga in the Galleries provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the Ackland Art Museum gallery. The hour-long session is taught by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Cost is free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP on the Ackland’s website.

Start: October 21, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 21, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

Tai Chi in the Galleries

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Tai Chi in the Galleries is inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland and is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. All movements are done standing. Wear comfortable clothes and…

Start: October 21, 2019 @ 1:10 pm
End: October 21, 2019 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 23, 2019

Artist Talk: Photographer Rania Matar

Rania Matar is a Lebanese/Palestinian/American documentary, portrait and fine art photographer. She photographs the daily lives of girls and women in the Middle East and in the United States, including Syrian refugees. She will discuss her work in conjunction with the She Who Tells a Story exhibition. She Who Tells a Story brings together the vital pioneering work of 12 leading artists from Iran and the Arab world, ranging in genre from portraiture to documentary: Jananne Al-Ani, Boushra Almutawakel, Gohar Dashti, Rana El Nemr, Lalla Essaydi, Shadi Ghadirian, Tanya Habjouqa, Rula…

Start: October 23, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
End: October 23, 2019 @ 9:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 29, 2019

Hanes Visiting Artist Lecture Series: Robert Jacobs, Hiroshima City University

Robert (Bo) Jacobs is a nuclear historian at Hiroshima City University. This lecture is part of the John and June Allcott Gallery exhibition, “Nuclear Visions: The Atomic Photographers Guild.” The Atomic Photographers Guild (APG) is an international collective of artists dedicated to making visible all facets of the nuclear age. APG was created in 1987 by Robert Del Tredici, with founding members Carole Gallagher, Kenji Higuchi and Harris Fogel. APG documents the history, impact and ongoing legacy of the atomic…

Start: October 29, 2019 @ 5:30 pm
End: October 29, 2019 @ 7:00 pm
Venue: Hanes Art Center, Room 121
Phone: (919) 962.2015
Address:
115 South Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

November 4, 2019

Yoga in the Galleries

Yoga in the Galleries provides an opportunity to practice a series of gentle yoga poses inspired by the art in the Ackland Art Museum gallery. The hour-long session is taught by registered yoga teacher Joanne Marshall. Beginners are welcome. Yoga mats are provided. Wear comfortable clothing that will allow you to stretch. Cost is free for Ackland members; $5 per session for all others. RSVP on the Ackland’s website.

Start: November 4, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: November 4, 2019 @ 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

Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese movement practice known to reduce pain and improve your mental and physical balance and well-being. This class uses gentle Sun-style Tai Chi routines that are safe, easy to learn, and suitable for all ages and fitness levels. Tai Chi in the Galleries is inspired by the renowned Asian art collections at the Ackland and is taught by Joanne Marshall, a certified yoga and Tai Chi for Health instructor. All movements are done standing. Wear comfortable clothes and…

Start: November 4, 2019 @ 1:10 pm
End: November 4, 2019 @ 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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