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August 2015

Fourth Annual Pottery Show Opens at Ackland Museum Store

August 1 @ 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Ackland Museum Store,
100 E Franklin St., Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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The Ackland Museum Store is proud to present Potters Four.  The fourth annual pottery show to be held at the Museum Store will feature the work of four exemplary North Carolina potters, including Blaine Avery, Doug Dotson, Bruce Gholson, and Samantha Henneke.  Demonstrating beauty and function through form, texture, pattern, and glaze, the potters in this show bring their own sensibilities and techniques, carrying on the strong vernacular tradition of pottery for which North Carolina is known. Related

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Free for Members, $5 for non-members

Studio Saturdays at Ackland Museum

August 8 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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second Saturday of every month
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Studio Saturdays offer a variety of hands-on classes and activities for all ages. On the second Saturday of the month, make art inspired by works in the Ackland’s collections! To register and more information, visit www.ackland.org: Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9) Two sessions: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM & 1:00–2:30 PM Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)  10:30 AM–12:00 PM Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Art à la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students) 2:00–5:00 PM Related

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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September 2015
Free for Members, $5 for non-members

Studio Saturdays at Ackland Museum

September 12 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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second Saturday of every month
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Studio Saturdays offer a variety of hands-on classes and activities for all ages. On the second Saturday of the month, make art inspired by works in the Ackland’s collections! To register and more information, visit www.ackland.org: Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9) Two sessions: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM & 1:00–2:30 PM Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)  10:30 AM–12:00 PM Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Art à la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students) 2:00–5:00 PM Related

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

September 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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October 2015
Free for Members, $5 for non-members

Studio Saturdays at Ackland Museum

October 10 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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second Saturday of every month
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Studio Saturdays offer a variety of hands-on classes and activities for all ages. On the second Saturday of the month, make art inspired by works in the Ackland’s collections! To register and more information, visit www.ackland.org: Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9) Two sessions: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM & 1:00–2:30 PM Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)  10:30 AM–12:00 PM Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Art à la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students) 2:00–5:00 PM Related

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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November 2015
Free for Members, $5 for non-members

Studio Saturdays at Ackland Museum

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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second Saturday of every month
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Studio Saturdays offer a variety of hands-on classes and activities for all ages. On the second Saturday of the month, make art inspired by works in the Ackland’s collections! To register and more information, visit www.ackland.org: Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9) Two sessions: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM & 1:00–2:30 PM Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)  10:30 AM–12:00 PM Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Art à la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students) 2:00–5:00 PM Related

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

November 22 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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December 2015
Free for Members, $5 for non-members

Studio Saturdays at Ackland Museum

December 12 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
second Saturday of every month
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Studio Saturdays offer a variety of hands-on classes and activities for all ages. On the second Saturday of the month, make art inspired by works in the Ackland’s collections! To register and more information, visit www.ackland.org: Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9) Two sessions: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM & 1:00–2:30 PM Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)  10:30 AM–12:00 PM Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Art à la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students) 2:00–5:00 PM Related

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

December 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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January 2016
Free for Members, $5 for non-members

Studio Saturdays at Ackland Museum

January 9, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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second Saturday of every month
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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Studio Saturdays offer a variety of hands-on classes and activities for all ages. On the second Saturday of the month, make art inspired by works in the Ackland’s collections! To register and more information, visit www.ackland.org: Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9) Two sessions: 10:30 AM–12:00 PM & 1:00–2:30 PM Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)  10:30 AM–12:00 PM Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 10:00 AM–12:00 PM Art à la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students) 2:00–5:00 PM Related

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Free

Family and Friends Sundays at The Ackland Art Museum

January 24, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every month on the fourth Sunday until January 31, 2016
Ackland Art Museum,
101 S Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, 27514
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On the fourth Sunday of the month from 1pm to 5pm, spend an interactive, art-filled day with family and friends at the Ackland Art Museum. Conduct an “Art Interview” with your friend or family member – pick up a question sheet and pencil at the Information Desk. Play art games like Ackland Art Bingo, or challenge yourself and your friends to solving Ackland “Art in a Jar” puzzles. Make your own version of the Ackland’s “Artwork of the Month” (chosen by the previous…

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