Exhibition Archives

1 June 2018 - 26 August 2018

The Outwin: American Portraiture Today

The result of a prestigious juried competition, “The Outwin: American Portraiture Today” showcases excellence and innovation in portrait media used by American artists today. Organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.

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26 January 2018 - 8 April 2018

Becoming a Woman in the Age of Enlightenment: French Art from The Horvitz Collection

This exhibition shows for the first time how art and artists in 18th-century France explored all sides of the debate surrounding “the woman question”; while powerful conventional thinking of the time assigned women to limited and secondary roles based on the presumed dictates of biology, some voices began arguing that women were the potential equal of men in intelligence, creativity, responsibility, and power.

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3 January 2018 - 13 May 2018

Religion and Ritual

This installation presents the deities and artistic traditions of religions in Asia, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and more.

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18 August 2017 - 17 December 2017

Study Gallery

Open to the public, the Ackland’s second-floor Study Gallery enables UNC-Chapel Hill faculty to have art installed specifically for the in-person use of their classes.

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22 March 2017 - 1 October 2017

Los Trompos

Los Trompos is a large-scale, interactive installation of much-larger-than-life spinning tops (trompos) in a variety of colors and shapes.

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