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Chapel Hill, NC

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Exhibition: Drawing Attention
06/18/2021–09/12/2021 (more information)
Edgar Degas, French, 1834-1917
Military Figures (detail), c. 1859
ink and ink wash (page from a sketchbook)
Gift of Charles Millard, 2019.26.46.
Military Figures (detail), c. 1859
Exhibition: Visions of : Etchings by James McNeill Whistler from the Collection of Ambassador C. Boyden Gray
06/18/2021–09/12/2021 (more information)
James McNeill Whistler, American, active in England and France, 1834-1903
The Palaces (detail), 1879-1880,
etching, frame: 17 15/16 x 21 7/8 x 1 ¼ in. (45.6 x 55.6 x 3.2 cm).
Collection of Ambassador C.Boyden Gray, L2021.21.28.
Exhibition: Focus on the Peck Collection: Marriage in the Early Modern Imagination
Through July 18, 2021 (more information)
Bernard Picart, French, 1673-1733
An Inca Wedding, 1723
Pen and gray ink, gray wash on paper, sheet: 6 1/16 × 8 3/8 in. (15.4 × 21.3 cm)
The Peck Collection, 2017.1.116
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: Instruments of Divination in Africa: Works from the Collection of Rhonda Morgan Wilkerson, Ph.D.
01/10/20- - 02/13/2022 (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.
Miniature slit drum

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:
ackland@email.unc.edu


www.ackland.org

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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

Drawing Attention
06/18/2021–09/12/2021 (more information)

Visions of : Etchings by James McNeill Whistler from the Collection of Ambassador C. Boyden Gray
06/18/2021–09/12/2021 (more information)

Focus on the Peck Collection: Marriage in the Early Modern Imagination
Through July 18, 2021 (more information)

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

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

Events

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