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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arts & Humanities

Hill Hall renovation dedicated to great music in a comfortable setting

The dedication of Hill Hall and the new James and Susan Moeser Auditorium celebrated the changes 18 months and $15 million of private gifts had brought to the building, which turns 100 this year. ... Read More

Southern Historical Collection reaches one million scans and counting

In 2009, the Southern Historical Collection (SHC) took the first steps toward an audacious idea: putting every one of its 26 million items online as part of a Digital Southern Historical Collection. In late 2016, librarians realized that more than one million scans are now online and ready for use by researchers and students anywhere. ... Read More

Ackland Art Museum receives $25 million gift

Sheldon Peck couldn’t stop smiling when he took the stage for the special event at the Ackland Art Museum on Jan. 25. He beamed throughout the announcement of the Ackland’s largest gift ever, an $8 million endowment and 134 original Dutch and Flemish drawings -– including seven Rembrandts – valued at $17 million. ... Read More