Arts: Transforming the 21st-Century Liberal Arts Education

Creativity and innovation come from thinking about problems and connecting ideas in new ways. Empowering arts programs to enrich every corner of campus and making sure creative thought informs every student's education strengthen Carolina's teaching, research and public service missions, and position Carolina as a national leader in transforming the 21st-century liberal arts education.

    Arts Funding Priorities

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    Hanging posters promoting the Ackland Art Museum
    Arts

    Building a Foundation

    "Being a fellow at the Ackland was an invaluable experience."

    Painting at the Ackland Art Museum
    Arts

    Teaching while learning — the student guide experience

    "Teaching others about art while also still learning new information never gets old."

    The Barzin Family
    Arts

    ‘A place that has given us so much’

    “It is an incredible gift to be able to view and learn about art in such an accessible venue.”

    Students dressed in costume performing an opera.
    Arts

    Crescendos of Creativity

    “Opera doesn’t belong in any one place.”

    PlayMakers' exterior shows it's commitment to adjusting its art.
    Arts

    The Show Will Go On … Virtually

    “PlayMakers remains committed to bringing audiences the best of what we have to offer…”

    Faculty Support

    First Jonathan M. Hess Term Professor Named

    Honoring the commitments of a valued professor in the fine arts and humanities