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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

October 25, 2019 - January 19, 2020

‘The Light That Illuminates the Darkness: Drawings of Italian Interiors,’ Exhibition

The contrast between light and dark has captivated artists for centuries, providing a powerful means of expression in any composition. This Focus on the Peck Collection installation features three artists that went south to Italy to experience its long history, warm atmosphere and unique light. Although active during different periods, they each employed a similar use of wash, or diluted ink, to consider how light transforms a space, whether in the shaded inner confines of a large vault, a narrow…

Start: October 25, 2019
End: January 19, 2020
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

December 16, 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: December 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm
End: December 16, 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: December 16, 2019 @ 1:10 pm
End: December 16, 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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