“The Way Out West: Desert Landscapes” Artist Talk by Michelle Van Parys

Michelle Van Parys, American: “Scenic Campsite, New Mexico, from The Way Out West,” 2001; toned gelatin silver print, sheet: 15 7/8 × 19 13/16 in., Gift of Mark H. Sloan, Ackland Art Museum, UNC-Chapel Hill, 2014.27.5. Photograph courtesy of the artist.

1 August 2019 | 6 PM
“The Way Out West: Desert Landscapes”
An Artist Talk by Michelle Van Parys

Free and open to the public, RSVP requested below.

Presented in connection with Way Out West: Celebrating the Gift of the Hugh A. McAllister, Jr. Collection (on view 14 June – 25 Aug 2019).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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2nd Friday ArtWalk – 2019 MFA Exhibition

Sarah Elizabeth Cornejo, American, born 1993: Halfies, Pt. 1: Úrsula, 2019 (detail). Earth, sawdust, steel, wood glue, coral, alligator garfish scales, oyster shells, rocks, volcanic rock, sharks’ teeth, pig intestines, epoxy, lichen, barnacles, acrylic paint, and windshield glass. Courtesy of the artist.

Explore Sacred Wasteland: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2019 during the Ackland’s extended 2nd Friday ArtWalk hours (10 AM – 9 PM).

6:30 PM | Performance: when they become us.
when they become us. is a collaborative, socially-engaged performance event co-organized by Jonh Blanco, ShaLeigh Dance Works, and the Ackland Art Museum as part of Sacred Wasteland: Selected Works by the MFA Class of 2019. Held outdoors adjacent to the Ackland Art Museum’s entrance, it is a performance that invites audience, community, and dancers to become participants in creating authentic group movement that examines the concepts of undocumented, transitional, irregular, displaced, migrating, refugee, illegal, and unlawful vessels and bodies.

Immediately Following | Artist Q&A
Following when they become us., stay for a Q&A with participating artists led by guest curator William Paul Thomas.

Free admission.

 

2nd Friday ArtWalk at the Ackland
Every second Friday of the month, the Ackland participates as a venue in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2nd Friday ArtWalk, staying open until 9:00 PM and offering a variety of interactive, all-ages activities in addition to all exhibitions being open to visitors. Admission is free.

2nd Friday ArtWalk: Stacey L. Kirby and Lonnie Holley

2nd Friday ArtWalk: An Eclectic and Unusual Double Bill
Friday, 12 April | 6-10 PM. Free.
6-8 PM: ART& artist Stacey L. Kirby and her team conduct civil presence assessments within her new installation, The Department of Reflection.
8:30-10 PM: Concert and talk with Lonnie Holley. Part of the 50th anniversary celebrations for the Department of American Studies at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Lonnie Holley’s concert and talk is now sold out and waitlisted. Click here to join the waitlist.

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2nd Friday ArtWalk at the Ackland
Every second Friday of the month, the Ackland participates as a venue in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro 2nd Friday ArtWalk, staying open until 9:00 PM and offering a variety of interactive, all-ages activities in addition to all exhibitions being open to visitors. Admission is free.