Playful ‘pARC’ pulls passersby to the Ackland
Created by Brooklyn-based artists The Urban Conga, the terrace installation’s magenta arches and reflective surfaces invite visitors to stay and play.
Rare 16th-century engravings go to Ackland Art Museum
The gift by alumnus Michael N. Joyner includes more than 140 engravings by Theodor de Bry depicting North Carolina’s original inhabitants.
Ackland Art Museum reopens to the public
Return to the real-world Ackland when this beloved cultural resource reopens Jan. 27 with safety measures and limited capacity.
Afrofuturism at the Ackland
Intergalactic Soulstice is the Ackland Art Museum’s first-ever virtual Afrofuturist arts festival.
Found: winners of the Ackland’s ‘Lost and Found’ story contest
The exhibit ended Jan. 12, but the winning submissions to the story contest are available in a new PDF.
The Ackland Art Museum will display “All the Rembrandt Drawings!” Oct. 4-20
With this exhibition of its collection, the Ackland joins institutions around the world marking the 350th anniversary of the artist’s death in 1669.
Ackland Art Museum celebrates 60th birthday with 60 new gifts, dedicated creative space, public art
The Ackland Art Museum has launched a yearlong celebration of its 60th anniversary with a new exhibition of works of art given by generous donors to mark the milestone.
Carolina People: Nate Dove
An arts communicator, he works to put Carolina’s “hidden gem” — the Ackland Art Museum — on full display.
Jane Austen Summer Program: Back in all its Regency glory
Attendees solved the mystery of a missing pug in one of many events held in person for the first time since 2019.
GiveUNC is March 29
Find a cause, unlock a challenge, join in some friendly competition and spread the word. You can make a difference during this special 24 hours.