Located on the corner of Columbia and Franklin Streets, the Ackland Museum Store carries products related to the Ackland’s permanent collection and changing exhibitions, including home wares such as pottery, glass, and metalwork; jewelry, textiles, and accessories; children’s toys and books; and stationery including note cards and postcards of significant works in the Ackland’s collection. A wide range of books about art history and criticism, contemporary art and design, artists’ monographs, and culture and lifestyles, as well as books by UNC and regional authors, are also available.
A dedicated gallery space features rotating exhibitions of original artworks in a variety of media by local and regional artists and artisans.
All proceeds from the store support the Ackland’s exhibition and education programs.
IN THE GALLERY
10 May through 13 July 2013
This spring, the Ackland Museum Store celebrates Steampunk, and its imaginative reworking of “the Steam Age” (the late 18th through early 20th centuries), through works of art in a variety of media, including textiles, metals, insects, paper, and the written word. Artists included in the exhibition are Tom Banwell, Mike Libby, Elwira Pawlikowska, Pamela Quevado, Ramona Szczerba, Madelyn Smoak, and Katharine Whalen. The Clockwork Dark books, an epic fantasy trilogy by 2013 Piedmont Laureate John Claude Bemis, will also be available. Read the press release.
For more information, please contact the Ackland Museum Store at 919.962.0216.
Pictured: Elwira Pawlikowski, Steampunk House; Mike Libby, Tory Flammae Blue Sculpture.
STORE HOURS & LOcation
The Ackland Museum Store is located at the corner of Franklin and Columbia Streets in downtown Chapel Hill. (MAP)
Monday – Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 8:30 PM
Friday, Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Ackland Art Museum members receive a 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases, excluding works of art in the Store’s retail gallery space.
Memberships may be purchased at the Ackland Museum Store or purchase one online.