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August 19, 2018

Carolina Asia Center Open House

The Carolina Asia Center will partner with the Department of Asian Studies for an open house event during the Week of Welcome at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This will be a celebration of Asia and the Middle East, and an opportunity for students to learn about upcoming events, classes and programs of study. Faculty and students will be on hand to offer information about our programs as well as calligraphy, media and dance, and food.

Start: August 19, 2018 @ 11:00 am
End: August 19, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Venue: New West
Address:
Chapel Hill, NC 27599 United States

August 20, 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: August 20, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 20, 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: August 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: August 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

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

August 27, 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: August 27, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 27, 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: August 27, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
End: August 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Venue: Ackland Art Museum
Phone: +1.919.966.5736
Address:
101 S. Columbia St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

August 28, 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: August 28, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: August 28, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20

September 6, 2018

Anniversary Reception: The Center for European Studies and the Transatlantic Masters Program

Please come celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Center for European Studies, and the 20th anniversary of the TransAtlantic Masters Program. A reception will follow a keynote lecture by Caroline Vicini, European Union Deputy Ambassador to the U.S. Vicini is currently the deputy head of the EU delegation to the U.S. Prior to joining the delegation, Vicini served as chief of protocol, with the rank of ambassador, at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm, Sweden. She has also served as…

Start: September 6, 2018 @ 5:30 pm
End: September 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Venue: FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium
Phone: +1.919.962.2435
Address:
301 Pittsboro St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

September 10, 2018

French 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: September 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 10, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

September 17, 2018

Spanish 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: September 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
End: September 17, 2018 @ 1:30 pm
Venue: Weathervane
Phone: 919.929.9466
Address:
201 S. Estes Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
Cost: 20
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