Art Adventures 13 July 2019 – AM Session

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. Participants will create pastel landscapes inspired by the Way Out West exhibition.

Thomas Moran
American, born in England, 1837-1926
Virgin River, Utah, 1908
oil on canvas
20 x 30 inches
TC 486.25

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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Drawing in the Galleries

Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection.

For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary.

Art Adventures 8 June 2019 – PM Session

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Participants will construct scratch art inspired by Greek pottery. Materials are provided.

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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Bucci Painter
Greek, Attic, 6th century B.C.
Neck-Amphora, with Apollo, Leto, and Artemis, Departure Scene, c. 540-530 BCE
Terra cotta, black-figure ware
15 15/16 x 11 7/16 in. (40.5 x 29.1 cm)
Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ackland Fund
88.15

Drawing for Tweens 8 June 2019 – PM Session

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

This session is cancelled. For questions, please email acklandrsvp@unc.edu.

 

Art Adventures 8 June 2019 – AM Session

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of

Bucci Painter
Greek, Attic, 6th century B.C.
Neck-Amphora, with Apollo, Leto, and Artemis, Departure Scene, c. 540-530 BCE
Terra cotta, black-figure ware
15 15/16 x 11 7/16 in.
Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Participants will construct scratch art inspired by Greek pottery. Materials are provided

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

RSVP

Drawing in the Galleries

Amanda Hughes leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection.

For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Free and open to the public. No reservation is necessary.

Drawing for Tweens (PM Session)

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

RSVP

Art Adventures PM Session – 18 May 2019

Art Adventures
Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided.

May’s session will be inspired by the UNC MFA 2019 show, Sacred Wasteland. Participants will create collaborative still-life pieces using india ink and watercolors.

Chieko Murasugi
American and Canadian, born 1957
Vertical selections from the series Ikebana, 2018
acrylic, ink and nori (dried seaweed) on Arches paper
Lent by the artist, L2019.12.1.1-.12

18 May 2019 | 1:00 – 2:30 PM (PM Session)

Cost
Free for Ackland Members (Household/$75 and above), $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

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Drawing for Tweens (AM Session)

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members.

RSVP

Art Adventures AM Session – 18 May 2019

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided. May’s session will be inspired by the UNC MFA 2019 show, Sacred Wasteland. Participants will create collaborative still-life pieces using india ink and watercolors.

Chieko Murasugi
American and Canadian, born 1957
Vertical selections from the series Ikebana, 2018
acrylic, ink and nori (dried seaweed) on Arches paper
Lent by the artist, L2019.12.1.1-.12

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited.

RSVP