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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Arts

Carolina People

Carolina People: Meet Grace White, paper conservator at the Ackland Art Museum. ... Read More

True dedication

The current exhibition at the Ackland Art Museum as well as its catalogue and a companion symposium are all dedicated to one person, the late Mary Sheriff, a longtime art history professor at Carolina who did not see the installation of the exhibition that she co-curated. ... Read More

Arts unlimited

One of the distinctive features of CURRENT ArtSpace + Studio is that almost nothing qualifies as being behind the scenes or backstage. Those are the kinds of limitations of conventional venues. And CURRENT is nothing if not unconventional. ... Read More

Carolina Jazz Festival returns in February

With world-renowned performers in concert and as artists-in-residence plus an invasion of swinging high school bands, the 2018 Carolina Jazz Festival is coming soon to a venue near you. ... Read More

The future is now

Mellon DisTIL Fellow Toshi Reagon’s opera version of "Parable of the Sower" portrays 21st century problems. ... Read More

Innovative professorship recognizes a strong bond

In new three-year professorship, established within the Graduate School, music faculty member Annegret Fauser will mentorJennifer Walker, a doctoral student in musicology, in 2017-18. ... Read More

(Sometimes) you can come home again

Lindsay Fulenwider and North Carolina Collection curator Robert Anthony share the story of how Fulenwider’s father’s Wolfe collection came to Wolfe’s alma mater. ... Read More

A phenomenal year is now even better at the Ackland

Officials announced three more gifts for the Ackland Art Museum valued at $41.5 million. The gifts include diverse art works from a wide variety of artists, such as Anton Henning's "Interior No. 215." ... Read More

From stage to classroom

Samuel Ray Gates brings his experiences acting and teaching incarcerated juveniles to the University’s drama department and Playmakers. ... Read More

‘Cold Mountain’ returns to North Carolina, in opera form

Listening to “a substantial collection of old-time fiddle music” was Charles Frazier’s time machine to travel back to the era of the great-great uncle who inspired his story. Now, with the creation of this opera, the music of the past has come full circle. ... Read More