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This 2nd Friday, the Ackland joins in the opening night celebrations of Uproar, a festival of public art taking place throughout Orange County from July 14 – August 12 with sixty artists displaying work across Chapel Hill, Carrboro, and Hillsborough. In the event of rain, the Ackland’s offerings will be held indoors!

The Lemonade Stand by Allison Coleman | 6-8 p.m.

In the spirit of the festival, artist Allison Coleman will present her Lemonade Stand Project, a mobile art-making, story-telling, and recipe gathering receptacle in the guise of a traditional lemonade stand. This public art project seeks to activate nontraditional spaces with art and community dialogue. As part of the Lemonade Stand Project, visitors of all ages can share recipes and art that will be displayed during the evening in and around the interactive sculpture pARC by The Urban Conga on the Ackland’s TerraceIn the event of rain, the event will be held indoors!

Galleries Open until 9 p.m.

The Ackland will stay open until 9 p.m. Visitors can pick up Uproar festival maps and guides and, of course, check out what’s on view at the Ackland! Be sure to visit our newly-opened installations of Asian and Islamic Art, as well as paintings on loan to the Ackland from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

The Lemonade Stand courtesy of Allison Coleman.

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