Funding Priority

Lead the Conversation: Endowed Positions

Our curatorial team works tirelessly to research and display our collection. Our educators use the collection to inform all visitors — from UNC classes to K-12 students to the general public. Continuing to recruit motivated talent will ensure that the breadth of our collection and expertise is represented in the galleries. An expanded staff offers innumerable possibilities for scholarship, collaboration and discovery.

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    The Art of Believing

    Katie Ziglar ’79 has always chased what lay beyond life’s boundaries. She hopes to redefine them for the Ackland.

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    Having A Ball

    As a gift to the Town of Chapel Hill, the Ackland hosted the world-renowned RedBall Project.

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    Your Brain on Art

    Conveying neuroscience through artistic mediums.

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    When Galleries Become Classrooms

    In Ackland Upstairs, students and scholars from various fields use art to fuel their curiosity.

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    “Birthday Presents” for a 60th Birthday Celebration

    The University dedicated the Ackland Art Museum — then called the William Hayes Ackland Memorial Art Center — on September 20, 1958.

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    Curating Carolina

    Charles Millard said serving as the Ackland Art Museum director was the happiest time of his professional life.