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 Metaphor Against Oblivion is inspired by two themes; landscape and absence. It comments on and metaphorically represents the absent landscape that remains in the collective consciousness.

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    Memorial Hall114 E. Cameron Ave.Chapel Hill27514 |

    Chapel Hill native and MacArthur “Genius Grant” fellow Michelle Dorrance is back. Her adventurous tap company bends all the rules and nearly warps time in this new work whose name is the very definition of speeding up impulses.

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    Hanes Art Center115 S. Columbia St.Chapel HillNC27514 |

    Dawn DeDeaux has merged art with new technologies for decades to broaden art and audience engagement.  Early works such as CB Radio Booths embraced mobility and pre-internet communications; mid-career works offered pioneering synchronized immersive media environments; and latter works, including the MotherShip Series, are inspired by environmental challenges.