Art For Lunch

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Art For Lunch iconOn selected weekdays, the Ackland invites members of the University community and friends of the Ackland to enjoy an hour of inspiration and information about works of art currently on view at the Ackland.

LUNCH: Bring a bag lunch—yes, people really do!

COST: Admission is FREE.

REGISTRATION: Because space is limited, an RSVP is requested. Register using the links below.

Upcoming Programs

4 April 2018, 1:30 PM
Theresa Gloster, Caldwell Family Artist-in-Residence
RSVP Here!

For Black vernacular artist Theresa Gloster, “memory” is more than simple reminiscing. Instead, it’s a destination, a place to step into and then to inhabit. Her paintings–recalling her childhood in the segregated South–palpably pull her into her past, inviting her to lose herself in the fullness of relived experience. In this conversation moderated by Professor Glenn Hinson (American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill), Ms. Gloster will both talk about her journey as a mystically “called” self-taught artist, and discuss works that she’s painted more than once–either as separate paintings, or as pieces that she’s added to as time has progressed.

This is a special edition of our popular Art for Lunch program–please feel free to bring your own bag lunch. The talk is free, but space is limited, so please RSVP to reserve your spot.


Dr. Tania String giving an Art For Lunch talk in the Ackland’s ART& space, Fall 2016.

Art For Lunch is supported in part by the generosity of Drs. Leena and Sheldon Peck.