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2nd Friday ArtWalk: Sunsets Dance Party with WXYC

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

Sunsets Dance Party with WXYC A global dance party inspired by Aligned by the Sun (through the revolution), the seven-channel video installation by Ghost of a Dream featuring sunsets captured around the world by artists living through the COVID-19 pandemic. During the April 2nd Friday ArtWalk, all are invited to dance together as WXYC DJs…

Friday Performance: “God’s Trombones”

Hayti Heritage Center 804 OLD FAYETTEVILLE STREET, Durham, NC, United States

Performance: God’s Trombones June 3, 2022 | 8:00 p.m. Hayti Heritage Center, Durham, NC Buy tickets through Eventbrite! Experience a performance of God’s Trombones, a multimedia work featuring songs, sermons, and the art of Aaron Douglas. This production by OnQ Performing Arts (Charlotte, NC) uses the text of James Weldon Johnson’s 1927 work God’s Trombones:…

Saturday Performance: “God’s Trombones”

Hayti Heritage Center 804 OLD FAYETTEVILLE STREET, Durham, NC, United States

Performance: God’s Trombones June 4, 2022 | 3:00 p.m. Hayti Heritage Center, Durham, NC Purchase tickets on Eventbrite now! Experience a performance of God’s Trombones, a multimedia work featuring songs, sermons, and the art of Aaron Douglas. This production by OnQ Performing Arts (Charlotte, NC) uses the text of James Weldon Johnson’s 1927 work God’s…

Musical Performance: Dutch Keyboard and Viol Music

Chapel of the Cross 304 East Franklin Street, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join us at Chapel of the Cross (304 E. Franklin Street, Chapel Hill) for a special performance of music from the Dutch Golden Age, presented in connection with the Ackland's current exhibition Drawn to Life: Master Drawings from the Age of Rembrandt in the Peck Collection at the Ackland Art Museum. Joseph Causby (organ, harpsichord),…

2nd Friday ArtWalk

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

Join us for this month's 2nd Friday ArtWalk evening hours as we explore two new exhibitions at the Ackland: Good Object / Bad Object and Laurel Nakadate: Ten Performances from 365 Days: A Catalogue of Tears. The evening will feature: - the debut of a three-day sound installation by Lee Weisert, Both Man and Beast…

Music in the Galleries: Music of the Chevalier de Saint-Georges

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

This event is now SOLD OUT. To be added to a waitlist, please email acklandRSVP@unc.edu. Join members of the UNC Baroque Ensemble, under the direction of Brent Wissick, for an intimate art-inspired concert of French classical music by Joseph Boulogne, also known as the Chevalier de Saint-Georges. A tour for concert-goers led by Dana Cowen,…

Free

2nd Friday ArtWalk: “Step This Way” Interactive Performance

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

"Step This Way" is a site-specific performance featuring live music and dance by Mark Gabriel Little and Maura García. The performance takes place on and around the pARC, an interactive playful installation designed and created by The Urban Conga on the Ackland’s Terrace. Throughout the performance, elements of the composition and choreography will shift based…

Lecture-Demonstration with Maura García and Mark Gabriel Little

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

Join choreographer/dancer Maura García and composer/musician Mark Gabriel Little for an interactive lecture-demonstration that extends the creative experience of their commissioned immersive performance Step This Way, which will be performed on Friday, November 10, 2023 from 7-9 p.m. during the 2nd Friday ArtWalk. On Sunday, November 12, Dancer-musician duo García and Little will return to…

Free

The Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle Presents: The Durham Fellows (part of the UpClose Chamber Orchestra Series)

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

Featuring The Durham Fellows, UpClose Chamber Music Series is the essence of ensemble playing. With performances in a variety of intimate settings across the Triangle, this dynamic and interactive series brings audiences even closer to the music and its performers. This performance is hosted by the Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle and will take place…

WAITLIST ONLY: Defining a “We”: Parsing the Potentialities of Poetry and Portraiture

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

This program is now FULL. To be added to our WAITLIST, please email acklandRSVP@unc.edu! -- Join us for a special ekphrastic poetry and portraiture discourse event curated by Chapel Hill Poet Laureate Cortland Gilliam and inspired by The Outwin: American Portraiture Today. Hear readings of ekphrastic poems written in response to The Outwin, as well…

Free