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Back by popular demand, ART& is a dedicated museum space for students and community to connect with each other and create and experience art. Open year-round, ART& will host artist talks, performances, art-making classes, and much more!

Whether you want a creative place for studying and meeting friends or a space to spark insights into contemporary art and artists, ART& is space open and accessible to all. Outside food and drinks may be brought into ART&, so plan a snack or picnic into your Ackland visit.

Featured ART& Programs

23 September 2018 | 2-5 PM
Family and Friends Sunday: Happy Birthday, Ackland!
Details here

10 October 2018 | 12:20 PM
Art for Lunch: Jenny Tone-Pah-Hote (American Studies, UNC-Chapel Hill)
Details and RSVP here

12 October 2018 | 2-9 PM
2nd Friday ArtWalk: The Ackland Celebrates CLICK! Triangle Photography Festival

2-5 PM | Home Movie Afternoon with The AV Geeks
5 PM |  Home Movie Highlights Screening
6-8:30 PM | Pop-Up Photobooks Show: Rare and Special Photobooks from the Sloan Art Library Collection
6:30 PM | Collecting Photographs: Snapshots, Vernacular, and Beyond, Robert E. Jackson in Conversation with Peter Nisbet

28 October 2018 | 2-5 PM
Family and Friends Sunday: Ack! An Artsy Halloween Party
Details here

9 November 2018 | 6:30 PM
2nd Friday ArtWalk: ART& Artist Lauren Frances Adams
More about Lauren Frances Adams here

25 November 2018 | 2-5 PM
Family and Friends Sunday: Artsgiving
Details here

29 November 2018 | 12:30 PM
Art for Lunch: Maggie Cao (Art History, UNC-Chapel Hill)
Details and RSVP here

ART& Artists

In addition to serving as a vibrant community and program space, ART& will feature rotating site-specific commissions by contemporary artists.

ART& Lauren Frances Adams
21 September 2018 – 10 March 2019
Read more!

ART& Stacey L. Kirby
20 March 2019 – 4 August 2019


Share your experiences with us: #ARTand
T: @AcklandArt | I: @ackland_art_museum | F: @AcklandArtMuseum

Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 ART& artist installations have been made possible by the generous support of the William R. Kenan Jr. Charitable Trust. ART& 2018-2019 is sponsored by the Chapel Hill/Orange County Visitors Bureau. Furnishings for ART& have been generously donated by Nugget.