Current Exhibitions

11 January 2019 - 10 March 2019

Dalí’s “Masochistic Instrument”

Dalí’s Masochistic Instrument A Surrealist Masterpiece from the Collection of Julian Robertson Friday, 11 January to Sunday, 10 March 2019 This special installation presents one of Salvador Dalí’s enigmatic and provocative Surrealist paintings from the key period of the 1930s. Lent from the distinguished collection of UNC alum, Julian Robertson (’55), the painting is shown […]

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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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