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.
Carolina's art museum is the only Southeast location chosen to host the “The Outwin: American Portraiture Today” from the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Artist Robin Frohardt is using art to bring greater awareness to the impact plastic has on the Earth.
The Arts Everywhere initiative has moved into south campus with a new art makerspace in Morrison Residence Hall. The renovated space will feature flexible work spaces for students to draw, paint, sketch, store and display all kinds of art.
Diego Cortez was invited to choose this year’s Top MFA Prize for the UNC, Chapel Hill Art and Art History Department’s annual award, which he awarded to Carley Zarzeka. Cortez wanted to curate a small summer show from the submitted materials. Untitled, 2018 is an exhibition of ten objects, including at least one work by each artist.
Join us for a special workshop with Artist Danielle Durchslag at the Ackland! Learn about the artist's process of layering cut-paper to create detailed portraits as you create your own portrait based on these techniques. Registration and fee are required.
Enjoy a free, 30-minute docent-led tour every Wednesday at 2:00 PM.