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 2020

Installation I: January 8 – March 8

Paul Valadez
American, born 1965: Coyote Mestizo, 2005
acrylic on paper, mounted on board. Ackland Fund, 2009.3.11

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

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

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

Blacks in Latin America, African American and African Diaspora Studies 260, and Race, Gender & Activism in Cuba, African American and African Diaspora Studies 461, Maya Berry

Great Books I: Romancing the World, Comparative Literature 121, Marsha Collins

Abstract Painting, Studio Art 352, Lien Truong

Installation I 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.

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