On selected Wednesdays, the Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland.
LUNCH: Bring a bag lunch—yes, people do!—or pre-order a boxed lunch from Jason’s Deli that will be waiting for you at the Ackland! Order your lunch when you register online ($9.00, payable by cash or check at the door).
COST: Admission is FREE.
REGISTRATION: Because space is limited, an RSVP is requested. Register using the links below.
Fall 2015 Programs
16 Sept 2015, 12:20 PM
Lien Truong (Assistant Professor, Studio Art, Art Department, UNC-CH)
“Transcultural Perspectives in Painting” in connection with Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection
1 Oct 2015 (Thursday), 12:30 PM
Jane Thrailkill (Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Associate Professor, English)
“Picturing Contagion before Microbes” in connection with her Study Gallery installation on Literature, Medicine, and Culture.
28 Oct 2015, 12:20 PM
Cary Levine (Associate Professor, Art History, Art Department, UNC-CH)
“Questions of Craft in Contemporary Art”
Presented in connection with Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection
2 Dec 2015, 12:20 PM
GerShun Avilez (Asst. Professor of Eng. & Comp Lit., Interim Director of the Program in Sexuality Studies, & Affiliated Faculty at the IAAR, UNC-CH)
“Visualizing Black Masculinity”
In connection wtih Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection