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Tours by Ackland Student Guides

Join a conversational tour—led by an Ackland Student Guide—of selected works from the Ackland’s permanent collection based on a particular theme. Each 30- minute tour is researched, design, and led by a UNC student.

This week’s tour is “Depictions of Dance,” led by Liza Ferguson, Studio Art/Art History Emphasis, Junior.

Description: This tour examines different depictions of dance and the cultural implications of dance in different societies.
Featured objects:Female Figure (Etruscan), Dancing Ganesha, Spanish Dance.

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