Exhibition Archives

27 October 2018 - 20 January 2019

Focus on the Peck Collection

Focus on the Peck Collection is an ongoing series of installations selected from the Peck Collection and the Ackland’s other holdings of related works of art, with the goal of supporting education in comparative looking, historical analysis, and appreciation of quality.

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21 September 2018 - 6 January 2019

Birthday Presents

This exhibition will present significant works of art that have been given to the Ackland in honor of the Museum’s 60th anniversary.

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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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