Ackland Upstairs

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Ackland Upstairs (formerly the Study Gallery) enables UNC-Chapel Hill faculty to have art installed specifically for the in-person use of their classes.

The public is encouraged to visit Ackland Upstairs during the Museum’s open hours in the fall and spring semester; it is closed in the summer.

Spring Semester 2019

Installation I: 9 January – 11 March

Antonio Fernández Reboiro, Cuban, born
1935, designer, Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industrias
Cinematográficos (ICAIC), publisher: The Art of Tobacco (El Arte del Tabaco), 1977, color screenprint. Gift of Louis A. Pérez, Jr., 2009.30.1

Prehistoric Art, Anthropology/Women’s and Gender Studies 222, Silvia Tomášková

Art and Sports in the Americas, Art History 113, Lyneise Williams

Confronting Oppression and Institutional Discrimination, Social Work 501, Allison DeMarco

Undergraduate Research Seminar: Photography and AfricaArt History 391, Carol Magee

Advanced Topics in Photography, Studio Art 515, Gesche Wuerfel

Introduction to Folklore, Folklore/Anthropology/English 202, Patricia Sawin

Installation I Object List 

Installation II: 13 March – 12 May

Edward Jean Steichen
American, born in Luxembourg, 1879 – 1973: Fashion Model in White Evening Dress, with a Bust of Nofretete, 1935
vintage gelatin silver print. Gift of the Ackland Associates, 84.4.1

European History to 1650, History 151, and The Renaissance, History 452, Melissa Bullard

Video I, ARTS 106, and Darkroom Photography, ARTS 305, Deepanjan Mukhopadhyay

Egypt After the Pharoahs, Classical Archaeology 480, Jennifer Gates-Foster

Introduction to the American South, American Studies 211, Bernard Herman

FYS: Ancient Magic and Religion, Classical Civilization 089, Suzanne Lye

Art and Fashion from Rome to Timbuktu, Art History/Classical Archaeology 200, Victoria Rovine and Hérica Valladares

Installation II Object List


For UNC Faculty

In a typical Ackland Upstairs display, eight to ten works of art are on view for an eight-week period, during which time faculty members arrange to hold class sessions in front of the works and/or ask students to visit on their own time to complete assignments.

If you are interested in learning more please fill out the form below. To see examples of how faculty members have used Ackland Upstairs, please click here.

Ackland Upstairs Information Request

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