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Featured Events

Virtual Art Adventures: "Exquisite Corpse" Paper Books
Saturday, June 19, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. $0-$5. Registration required.
Curator's Tours of "Drawing Attention"
Saturdays, June 19 & June 26, 2 p.m. In Person. Free. Registration required.
Arts & Drafts: Watercolors with Craftboro
Thursday, June 24, 7:30 p.m. on Zoom. $13 includes art kit; purchase beverages separately from Craftboro.
Family and Friends Sunday: Day of Drawing
Sunday, June 27, 1-5 p.m. Free. Registration required for Zoom storytime. Self-guided activities available in person.
Virtual Art Adventures: Blind Contour Drawing
Saturday, July 10, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. $0-$5. Registration required.
Curator's Conversation: Introduction to "Visions of Venice"
Friday, July 19, 3:30 p.m. on Zoom. Free ticket required.
Artist Conversation with Shanequa Gay
Watch anytime on the Ackland's YouTube channel!

Collection

Untitled
Louis Stone, 1950
Louis Stone, American, 1902-1984, Untitled, 1950, oil on canvas, 25 1/4 x 29 5/8 in. (64.1 x 75.2 cm). Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Lane Stokes, 91.33.
Perforated Screen
Unidentified artist, c. 1605-27
Unidentified Artist, Mughal, Jahangir period, Perforated Screen, c. 1605-27, sandstone, Special Acquisition Fund, 2019.16.3.
Lilacs
Karl Knaths, c. 1967
Karl Knaths, American, 1891-1971, Lilacs, c. 1967, oil on canvas, 36 x 42 in. (91.4 x 106.7 cm). Bequest of Charles and Isabel Eaton, 2009.31.59.
Eagle Eye
Nam June Paik, 1996
Nam June Paik, South Korean, active in the United States, 1932-2006, Eagle Eye, 1996, antique slide projector, aluminum, computer keyboards, eye chart, neon, 9 five-inch televisions, 2 nine-inch televisions, dvd player, dvd, 66 11/16 x 86 3/8 x 24 1/2 in. (169.4 x 219.4 x 62.2 cm). Ackland Fund, 99.8.
La Paresse (Indolence)
Félix Vallotton, 1896
Félix Vallotton, Swiss, 1865-1925, Indolence (La Paresse), 1896, woodcut, image: 7 x 12 13/16 in. (17.8 x 32.5 cm). Burton Emmett Collection, 58.1.152.
Self-Portrait as Dirty Princess
Julie Heffernan, 2004
Julie Heffernan, American, born 1956, Self-Portrait as Dirty Princess, 2004, oil on canvas, 75 x 68 in. (190.5 x 172.7 cm). Ackland Fund, 2005.2.
Study for Idrissa Ndiaye
Kehinde Wiley, 2007
Kehinde Wiley, American, born 1977, Study for Idrissa Ndiaye, 2007, oil wash on paper, 30 x 23 in. (76.2 x 58.4 cm). Ackland Fund, 2008.7.
Cleopatra and the Peasant
Eugène Delacroix, 1838
Eugène Delacroix, French, 1798-1863, Cleopatra and the Peasant, 1838, oil on canvas, 38 1/2 x 50 in. (97.8 x 127 cm). Ackland Fund, 59.15.1. Conservation treatment for this painting, completed in 1990, was made possible by the generous support of the Friends of French Art.
An Italian Velvet Panel with Ottoman Embroidery
Unidentified artist, 16th century
Unidentified artist, Italian, Turkish, 16th century, An Italian Velvet Panel with Ottoman Embroidery, 16th century, silk, 24 7/16 x 47 5/8 in. (62 x 121 cm). Special Acquisition Fund, 2019.27.
Portrait of Mary Emma Jones
Emma Sandys, 1874
Emma Sandys, British, 1843-1877, Portrait of Mary Emma Jones, 1874, oil on board, 20 x 15 1/4 in. (50.8 x 38.7 cm). Gift of Lauren M. Sanford in honor of Professor Mary D. Sheriff, 2018.41.

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