Family and Friends Sunday

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Spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum!

  • Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member.
  • Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo or solve “Art in a Jar” puzzles.
  • Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month.”

FREE! All ages welcome!

Upcoming Family and Friends Sundays

25 February, 2-5 PM

This Family and Friends Sunday is inspired by our newest exhibition Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment! In addition to exploring the exhibition, we invite you to:

•        Take part in a specially-themed scavenger hunt for accessories and adornments worn by women in the works of art

•        Create a beautiful tissue paper flower to wear while you’re at the Ackland and take home

•        Solve new Art-in-a-Jar puzzles featuring works from Becoming a Woman

Be sure to talk with our special guests in the galleries as well:

  • 2:00-4:00 PM: Interact with artist and connoisseur Madame Adèle Pastel as she visits Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment
  • 2:30-3:30 PM: Learn about 18th-century clothing with costuming experts from PlayMakers Repertory Company, who will join us in their period costumes.

25 March, 2-5 PM

22 April, 2-5 PM