On view are recent acquisitions of 19th- and 20th-century beadwork by peoples of the South East Cape region of what is now South Africa.
Open to the public, the Ackland’s second-floor Study Gallery enables UNC-Chapel Hill faculty to have art installed specifically for the in-person use of their classes.
This exhibition presents the grand customs and fashions of Asian capitals, and looks at their transition from feudal seats to modern megacities.
The theme of the third in our ongoing series of selections from the recently donated Peck Collection of Dutch and Flemish drawings is “Noli me tangere.”
Los Trompos is a large-scale, interactive installation of much-larger-than-life spinning tops (trompos) in a variety of colors and shapes.
Spanning several millennia, as well as the color spectrum, this show presents a continent’s rich history of innovation, invention, and imitation.
In this beautifully designed installation, the Ackland presents a powerful and stimulating selection of over 260 works from its extensive permanent collection.