Current Exhibitions

3 January 2018 - 13 May 2018

Religion and Ritual

This installation presents the deities and artistic traditions of religions in Asia, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and more.

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27 October 2017 - 31 August 2018

Patrick Dougherty: Step Right Up

Step Right Up, a “stickwork” by Chapel Hill-based artist Patrick Dougherty, is the Ackland’s first major site-specific, outdoor art installation in nearly 20 years.

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29 March 2017 - 30 December 2018

Focus on the Peck Collection

The theme of the fourth in our ongoing series of selections from the recently donated Peck Collection of Dutch and Flemish drawings is “Revelries and Celebrations.”

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21 December 2016 - 13 May 2018

Color Across Asia

Spanning several millennia, as well as the color spectrum, this show presents a continent’s rich history of innovation, invention, and imitation.

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11 August 2011 - 13 May 2018

The Collection Galleries

In this beautifully designed installation, the Ackland presents a powerful and stimulating selection of over 260 works from its extensive permanent collection.

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