Arts and Culture

The arts are a central part of the Carolina experience. Each day, diverse arts programs and courses connect members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community to one another and to the ever-changing local and global culture. Transformative and dynamic, the arts reflect the University's pursuit of new knowledge and commitment to public service.

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    Hanes Art Center115 S. Columbia St.Chapel HillNC27514 |

    A String of Consecutive Thoughts is a visual response to the questions that Place Attachment Theory pose. The psychological facets of what one considers home to be are tied to the universal need for belonging. These components of belonging are what give people strong attachments to the places they have lived.

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    The Sonja Haynes Stone Center150 South RoadChapel HillNC27599 |

    DO or DIE: Affect, Ritual, Resistance features the work of visual artist Fahamu Pecou, who elevates and recontextualizes Black life and death to inspire hope, healing, and a sense of justice. The exhibition seeks to reframe the political and societal violence against Black bodies in America by incorporating imagery from African-based spiritual traditions. This exhibition will be on display in the Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum from Sept. 19 through Nov. 21.