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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 receive a 10% discount on all Museum Store purchases, excluding consigned items, plus 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.

IN THE GALLERY

Made in America

Saturday, 1 November 2014 – Saturday, 17 January 2015

The Ackland Museum Store is proud to present Made in America, a curated market of goods designed and manufactured in the United States. The market features eleven companies who have been manufacturing for fifty years or more in the United States. Some of these companies have been in business for over one hundred years and a few have been rescued from the brink of closure by investors who wanted to see their rich traditions continued. These are all companies who have consistently made products, mostly utilitarian in nature, with a timeless and enduring quality. They are true examples of American design, materials, and manufacturing.

With Made in America, we celebrate the work of individuals and small business owners–the artists, the makers, and the innovators. We’d love to share with you the remarkable stories of the people and the places behind the products in Made in America. They enforce our belief in American products which are designed and crafted well.

The companies of “Made in America” include Amac Plastic, Petaluma, CA (since 1960); Cone Mills, Greensboro, NC (since 1905); Duluth Pack, Duluth, MN (since 1882); Faribault Woolen Mill, Faribault, MN (since 1865); Fox River Mills, Osage, IA (since 1900); Louisville Stoneware, Louisville, KY (since 1815); Mosser Glass, Cambridge, OH (since 1954); Ohio Stoneware, Zanesville, OH (since 1900); Peterboro Basket Company, Peterborough, NH (since 1841); Steele Canvas Basket, Chelsea, MA (since 1921); and Stormy Kromer, Ironwood, MI (since 1903).

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For more information, please contact the Ackland Museum Store at 919.962.0216.

Museum Store Hours

Monday-Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Click for Holiday Hours 2014

 LOCATION & CONTACT

ParkontheHillThe Ackland Museum Store is located at the corner of Franklin and Columbia Streets in downtown Chapel Hill. Google Map

acklandstore@unc.edu
(p) 919.962.0216
(f) 919.966.1400

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