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Drawing in the Galleries

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join us for our popular Drawing in the Galleries program this month during Studio Saturday! Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection. Participants all draw from one object using their own gallery-safe materials (paper/notebooks and dry media like crayons and pencils), then discuss what they’ve noticed…

Art Adventures (Morning Session)

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In this art-inspired, hands-on art-making class for six- to nine-year-olds, participants will create their own masterpieces inspired by works of art at the Ackland. Classes are led by instructor Allison Tierney. This month, we’ll make radial symmetry works inspired by Philip Taaffe’s Granada, on view in Arranged: Recent Acquisitions of Modern and Contemporary Paintings. Cost:…

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Art Adventures (Afternoon Session)

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

In this art-inspired, hands-on art-making class for six- to nine-year-olds, participants will create their own masterpieces inspired by works of art at the Ackland. Classes are led by instructor Allison Tierney. This month, we’ll make radial symmetry works inspired by Philip Taaffe’s Granada, on view in Arranged: Recent Acquisitions of Modern and Contemporary Paintings. Cost:…

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2nd Friday ArtWalk: Twilights on the Terrace with Georgie Nakima

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Spend a summer evening making art at the Ackland's 2nd Friday ArtWalk: Twilights on the Terrace. Charlotte-based artist Georgie Nakima will be back at the Ackland to lead pop-up art-making sessions inspired by her pen and watercolor portraits, as well as her installation Pantheress, on view through July in the Ackland's ART& space. At 6,…

Curator’s Tour of “Arranged”

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join Peter Nisbet, Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, for a guided look at Arranged: Recent Acquisitions of Modern and Contemporary Paintings. Taking its title from a newly acquired work by Peter Halley, Arranged brings together a varied selection of over thirty recent acquisitions of modern and contemporary paintings by twenty-two artists. Highlights of the exhibition…

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2nd Friday ArtWalk: Twilights on the Terrace

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Spend a summer evening making art at the Ackland's 2nd Friday ArtWalk: Twilights on the Terrace. Relax on the Ackland's front Terrace with a drop-in project inspired by Philip Taaffe's painting Granada, making geometric wax-resist watercolors – free, all ages, and all materials provided. Taaffe's painting is  featured in our current exhibition Arranged: Recent Acquisitions…

Curator’s Tour of “Arranged”

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join Peter Nisbet, Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, for a guided look at Arranged: Recent Acquisitions of Modern and Contemporary Paintings. Taking its title from a newly acquired work by Peter Halley, Arranged brings together a varied selection of over thirty recent acquisitions of modern and contemporary paintings by twenty-two artists. Highlights of the exhibition…

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Music in the Galleries

Ackland Art Museum 101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

New music by Allen Anderson for electronics and live performers, arranged by chance and inspired by several works in Arranged: Recent Acquistions of Modern and Contemporary Paintings. Performances start at 2 and 3:30 p.m. within the exhibition galleries. Free; open to all ages. No RSVP necessary. -- About Arranged Taking its title from a newly…