Ackland Art Museum, at UNC-Chapel Hill, 101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, is free to visit. Its permanent collection includes more than 20,000 works of art, including North Carolina’s premier collections of Asian art and works of paper. It also features European masterworks, twentieth-century and contemporary work and North Carolina pottery.
The museum offers many free and low-cost events and activities for the whole family. You can find their upcoming events on Ackland’s calendar.
F.A.M. Fun in the Galleries: Exploring “Unsettled Things” (and free quilting workshop)
Sunday, June 25, 2023
1 to 5 p.m.
Families are invited to explore Unsettled Things: Art from an African American South at a very special afternoon of art-filled activities. Throughout the afternoon, pick up a F.A.M. activity kit with materials to make your own art inspired by quilts on view in the exhibition. Pick up the F.A.M. Zine for more ways to explore the Museum.
From 1:30-3:00 p.m., families can register to participate in a quilt-making workshop with local quilter Kimberley Cartwright. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.
Tour: Unsettled Things: Art from an African American South
Thursday, June 29, 2023
1:30 to 2 p.m.
Participate in a 30-minute guided conversational tour as we look closely at works on view at the Ackland. Today’s tour will include works in the current exhibition Unsettled Things: Art from an African American South.
More Art Events in the Triangle
Check out a calendar of art events in the Triangle or look at a few of them here: