Exhibition Archives

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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11 January 2017 - 19 February 2017

For Philip Glass: Joshi / LeWitt / Close

Seven diverse works of modern and contemporary art call attention to the way in which regularized processes can lead to effects of emotional power and complexity, a fitting tribute to Glass’s accomplishments as a composer.

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21 December 2016 - 14 May 2017

Flora and Fauna: Plants and Animals in the Art of Asia

A glorious display of the importance of animals and botany in Asian art, Flora and Fauna will feature prayer rugs from the Middle East, statues from India, Chinese paintings, and the debut of the Ackland’s newly acquired pair of Japanese screens by the painter Kajino Genzan.

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9 November 2016 - 19 February 2017

Evidence & Expertise

This special installation in the Ackland’s second floor Study Gallery considers the many types of knowledge used to determine an object’s authenticity, using three object case-studies from the Ackland’s permanent collection as examples.

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19 August 2016 - 8 January 2017

ART& – An Experiment in Art & Community

ART& is a dedicated section of the Museum that will be used for community gatherings and a wide range of art-centered activities—from film screenings to performances—as well as site-specific projects by commissioned artists.

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