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
2 Dec 2015, 12:20 PM
GerShun Avilez – “Visualizing Black Masculinity”
Asst. Professor of Eng. & Comp Lit., Interim Director of the Program in Sexuality Studies, & Affiliated Faculty at the IAAR, UNC-CH.
Presented in connection with the exhibition Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection.
Testing Testing and its accompanying programs are made possible by the generous support of The John and Mary P. Redwine Charitable Trust, James Keith (JK) Brown and Eric Diefenbach, The Seymour and Carol Levin Foundation, WUNC 91.5 – North Carolina Public Radio, and Zog’s Art Bar.
Image: Barkley Hendricks, American, born 1945: New London Niggah / Big Chuck (Charles Harvey), 1975; oil and acrylic on linen canvas. Ackland Fund, 2008.6. © 1975 Barkley L. Hendricks.