Current Exhibitions

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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27 October 2017 - 31 August 2019

Patrick Dougherty: Step Right Up

Step Right Up, a “stickwork” by Chapel Hill-based artist Patrick Dougherty, is the Ackland’s first major site-specific, outdoor art installation in nearly 20 years.

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21 December 2016 - 26 May 2019

Color Across Asia

Spanning several millennia, as well as the color spectrum, this show presents a continent’s rich history of innovation, invention, and imitation.

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11 August 2011 - 30 November 2018

The Collection Galleries

In this beautifully designed installation, the Ackland presents a powerful and stimulating selection of over 260 works from its extensive permanent collection.

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