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February 2019

Music in the Galleries: Cajal-Inspired Dance

17 February | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Music in the Galleries 17 February | 2-4 PM Cajal-Inspired Dance, choreographed by Killian Manning Inspired by the drawings of Santiago Ramon y Cajal featured in The Beautiful Brain, SITES Choreographer Killian Manning has planned an afternoon performance of site-specific, art-inspired dance in the galleries with five dancers. Manning has set her dance to music by composers working in Spain at the same time as Cajal (Falla, Turina, and Albeniz), as well as contemporary Spanish composers Jose Maria Sanchez Verdu…

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March 2019

Music in the Galleries X Family and Friends Sunday: Brain-Inspired Dance

24 March | 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Music in the Galleries X Family and Friends Sunday 24 March| 2-4 PM Brain-Inspired Dance, choreographed by Killian Manning Inspired by the contemporary images of the brain featured in The Beautiful Brain, SITES Choreographer Killian Manning has planned an interactive afternoon of site-specific, art-inspired dance in the galleries. Visitors of all ages will be invited to join five dancers in movement and dance in response to the art on view. This family-friendly event is a cross-over between our popular Music…

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June 2019

Music in the Galleries: Ryan Dial-Stanley

16 June | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

  Courtesy of the artist Ryan Dial-Stanley, a member of the Lumbee Tribe, is a well-known flutist, performing artist, and educator. Mr. Dial-Stanley is currently a student in the UNC School of Medicine majoring in Clinical Lab Science. He has traveled across the state of North Carolina presenting programs on the history and culture of the Lumbee Tribe. In addition to his studies, Mr. Dial-Stanley is also the powwow co-chair of the Carolina Indian Circle and President of Phi Sigma Nu,…

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August 2019

Music in the Galleries: Vintage Country Music

18 August | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

Music in the Galleries 18 Aug 2019 | 2 PM Vintage Country Music by Brian and Mary Lewis, with Nancy Bierman (bass). Brian & Mary Lewis have performed together for more than 35 years, and have performed with Nancy Bierman for about the last ten.  While singly they are veterans of multiple groups in genres of music including rock, folk, pop, bluegrass, samba reggae, and rhythm & blues, together they are adept at breathing life into classic country music from…

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October 2019

Music in the Galleries: Mozart on the Moon/Astronauts at the Ackland: UNC Opera Preview Performances

26 October | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

  Mozart on the Moon/Astronauts at the Ackland: UNC Opera Preview Performances Saturdays, Oct 26 and Nov 2 | 2-4 PM Free and open to the public; no RSVP needed Join us for a pair of lively open rehearsals/preview performances featuring the cast of UNC Opera as they prepare for the premiere of their retro-futuristic, outer-space adaptation of Mozart’s Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio’s Dream; Nov 16 & 17, 2019). The curtain will be pulled back for Ackland audiences to…

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November 2019

Music in the Galleries: Mozart on the Moon/Astronauts at the Ackland

2 November | 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

  Mozart on the Moon/Astronauts at the Ackland: UNC Opera Preview Performances Saturdays, Oct 26 and Nov 2 | 2-4 PM Free and open to the public; no RSVP needed Join us for a pair of lively open rehearsals/preview performances featuring the cast of UNC Opera as they prepare for the premiere of their retro-futuristic, outer-space adaptation of Mozart’s Il Sogno di Scipio (Scipio’s Dream; Nov 16 & 17, 2019). The curtain will be pulled back for Ackland audiences to…

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SOLD OUT A Day with Jonah Bokaer Choreography

16 November | 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Ackland Art Museum, 101 S. Columbia Street
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States

16 Nov 2019 |10 a.m. - 5 p.m. A Day with Jonah Bokaer Choreography Free, RSVP requested for performance of Odalisques. Experience the Ackland Art Museum’s current exhibition She Who Tells a Story: Women Photographers from Iran and the Arab World through the lens of world-renowned choreographer, dancer, and Carolina Performing Arts/Mellon Foundation Discovery through Iterative Learning (DisTIL) fellow Jonah Bokaer. The day will feature both a durational work in the galleries choreographed by Bokaer and a performance choreographed and danced by…

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