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August 22, 2018 - December 8, 2018

‘Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora,’ Exhibition

Reminders of Home: Persian Art Connecting Homeland and Diaspora features select Persian artwork and artifacts that provide a glimpse into a culture that has cultivated an extensive legacy of art over the past 5,000 years. Many art forms have flourished through the millennia, including architecture, calligraphy, miniature painting, weaving, pottery, metalworking and sculpture. This exhibition explores Persian art through objects of everyday use borrowed from Iranian community members in North Carolina, as well as select reproductions from the Ackland Art…

Start: August 22, 2018
End: December 8, 2018
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 18, 2018

Russian Tea and Conversation Hour

Join the Carolina Slavic Club on Thursdays for Russian tea and conversation hour! Beginner to intermediate level speakers are welcome from 5 to 6 p.m., and intermediate level to native speakers from 4 to 5 p.m. Please contact the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages with any additional questions.

Start: October 18, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: October 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 22, 2018

Yoga in the Galleries

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.

Start: October 22, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 22, 2018 @ 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

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…

Start: October 22, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: October 22, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 25, 2018

Russian Tea and Conversation Hour

Join the Carolina Slavic Club on Thursdays for Russian tea and conversation hour! Beginner to intermediate level speakers are welcome from 5 to 6 p.m., and intermediate level to native speakers from 4 to 5 p.m. Please contact the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages with any additional questions.

Start: October 25, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: October 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 26, 2018

Hindu Yuva Diwali Night

The Hindu Yuva group at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is ready to celebrate Diwali Night 2018. Please buy tickets online or with cash. Come out and enjoy food, arts, celebration and sparklers. Don’t miss out on this great opportunity to celebrate and have fun!

Start: October 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
End: October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 29, 2018

Yoga in the Galleries

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.

Start: October 29, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 29, 2018 @ 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

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…

Start: October 29, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: October 29, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

October 30, 2018

Italian Language Lunch

Interested in polishing or refreshing your foreign language speaking skills in a warm and welcoming environment? Join University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill faculty discussion leaders at Weathervane restaurant in Chapel Hill for a lunch where participants are encouraged to speak only in a foreign language. All participants will receive a short foreign language article prior to the lunch that will serve as the foundation for the discussion. Language Lunches take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. Seats are limited, so sign up…

Start: October 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: October 30, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

November 1, 2018

Russian Tea and Conversation Hour

Join the Carolina Slavic Club on Thursdays for Russian tea and conversation hour! Beginner to intermediate level speakers are welcome from 5 to 6 p.m., and intermediate level to native speakers from 4 to 5 p.m. Please contact the Department of Germanic and Slavic Languages with any additional questions.

Start: November 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm
End: November 1, 2018 @ 6:00 pm
Venue: Dey Hall, Room 413
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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