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Eyes Wide Open: Photographs by Elizabeth Galecke
10 March – 30 April 2017

Elizabeth Galecke has been a professional portrait photographer in the Triangle and surrounding area for over 20 years. She specializes in fine art portraits capturing her subjects in their everyday environments. Eyes Wide Open is a series of photographs taken by Elizabeth on daily meditative walks meant to open her eyes, and ours, to the world in which we live. She has taken hundreds of photos since beginning the project in 2015, a sampling of which is on display in the Tiny Gallery at the Ackland Museum Store. Elizabeth invites us all to participate in this journey by using the hashtag #EyesWideOpen.

See her recent Spotlight in Walter Magazine.



Best Art Gallery 2015

The Ackland Museum Store carries products related to the Ackland’s permanent collection and changing exhibitions, including home wares such as pottery, glass, textiles, and metalwork; jewelry and accessories; children’s toys and books; and stationery. A wide range of books about art history and criticism, contemporary art and design, artists’ monographs, and culture and lifestyles—including books by UNC and regional authors—are also available.

Ackland Art Museum members and UNC employees receive a 10% discount on most Museum Store purchases. Members also receive invitations to exclusive Member Sales during the year. Memberships may be purchased in person at the Ackland Museum Store or online.

All proceeds from the Museum Store support the Ackland Art Museum’s exhibition and education programs.

UNC Press at the Ackland Museum Store!

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At the Ackland Museum Store, you’ll find a dedicated section for the publications of the University of North Carolina Press. This diverse collection ranges from new trade and scholarly publications to enduring favorites and regional titles, including the popular Savor the South cookbook series. Many of the titles are authored by UNC faculty and alumni.

Museum Store Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10AM – 5:30PM
Sunday: 12 – 5PM


ParkontheHillThe Ackland Museum Store is located at 109 East Franklin Street, Suite 101 (next to FRANK Gallery) in downtown Chapel Hill.
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January 2016: The Ackland Museum Store moves to a New Downtown Chapel Hill Space!

(p) 919.962.0216
(f) 919.966.1400

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