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Chapel Hill, NC

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Exhibition: Object Lessons
January 20, 2021–May 14, 2021
Exhibition: Object Lessons
Cocoon-shaped Storage Vessel
Exhibition: Clouding: Shape and Sign in Asian Art
Through 02/13/2022 (more information)
Unidentified artist, Chinese,
Han Dynasty (206 BCE—220 CE)
Cocoon-shaped Storage Vessel
Gray stoneware with painted red and white decoration, 10 3/8 x 11 7/8 x
8 ¼ in. (26.4 x 30.2 x 21 cm)
Gift of Smith Freeman and Austin Scarlett, 2009.26.7
holding space for nobility: a memorial for Breonna Taylor, 2020
Exhibition: holding space for nobility: a memorial to Breonna Taylor
Through 07/04/2021 (more information)
Shanequa Gay, American, born 1977
holding space for nobility: a memorial for Breonna Taylor, 2020
acrylic, oil, Tiara Cameo Black glassware, and salt water.
Ackland Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. © Shanequa Gay. Photographs by Alex Maness Photography
Exhibition: Yayoi Kusama: Open the Shape Called Love
01/31/20=04/12/20 (more information).
Untitled (detail), 1967
Yayoi Kusama, Japanese, born 1929
oil on masonite, 16 x 18 in.
.Collection of James Keith Brown ‘84 and Eric Diefenbach. Copyright: YAYOI KUSAMA
Exhibition: Yayoi Kusama: Open the Shape Called Love
Miniature slit drum
Exhibition: Instruments of Divination in Africa: Works from the Collection of Rhonda Morgan Wilkerson, Ph.D.
01/10/20- - 06/07/2020 (more in formation)
Unidentified artist, Democratic Republic of Congo, Lobala culture
Miniature slit drum,
early 20th century
wood, 20 x 8 in.
Lend by Rhonda Morgan Wilkerson, Ph.D., L2019.28.9.

ACKLAND ART MUSEUM
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
101 South Columbia Street
Campus Box 3400
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3400
TELEPHONE: 919.966.5736
FAX: 919.966.1400
TTY: 919.962.0837
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Email us:
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Museum Hours

Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM - 8:00PM
Sunday: 1:00 - 5:00PM

Free admission

The Museum is closed on July 4th, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Day.

Directions to the Museum
1. City lot, entrances on Rosemary and Church Streets.
2. City lot, entrance on Rosemary Street.
3. Bank of America parking deck, entrance on Rosemary Street.
4. City parking deck, entrance on Rosemary Street.
5. Morehead Planetarium lot, entrance on Franklin Street.
6. Handicapped restricted parking, entrance through alley on Franklin Street.

The Ackland Art Museum is located at 101 South Columbia Street near the Franklin Street intersection in downtown Chapel Hill, on the campus of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Bus Lines
Because the Ackland is located in the heart of downtown Chapel Hill, almost all municipal bus lines stop in the immediate vicinity. Select the route that works best for you.

Parking
Parking is available at several nearby municipal and private parking decks (as indicated on the map above), and metered street parking is available on Franklin Street. Parking for people with mobility impairments is provided at the rear of the building. Call 919.966.5736 beforehand to make arrangements.
Visit Chapel Hill's Municipal Parking.

Accessibility
The front entrance is ramped and an elevator serves all floors of the Museum. The Ackland's restrooms are accessible.

Mission Statement
The Ackland Art Museum animates, inspires, and transforms people's lives with works of art. As an academic unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Museum acquires, preserves, exhibits, and interprets works of art to fulfill the University's mission to provide teaching, research, and public service to the people of North Carolina.

Exhibitions

Object Lessons
January 20, 2021–May 14, 2021

Clouding: Shape and Sign in Asian Art
February 13, 2022
(more information)

holding space for nobility: a memorial to Breonna Taylor
Through July 4, 2021
(more information)

Yayoi Kusama: Open the Shape Called Love
Jan. 31 through Sunday, April 12, 2020
(more information).

Toriawase: A Special Installation of Modern Japanese Art and Ceramics
Jan. 31 through Sunday, April 12, 2020
(more information).

Instruments of Divination in Africa: Works from the Collection of Rhonda Morgan Wilkerson, Ph.D.
10 January 2020 - 7 June 2020
(more information)

ART& Intergalactic Soul, “Project LHAXX”
Through 28 June 2020
(more information)

A New Look: The Permanent Collection Galleries Re-energized
1 December 2018 - 6 December 2020
(more information)

Events

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