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Ackland Art Museum

Indoor Free
Art Museum, Educational
101 S Columbia St, Chapel Hill, NC
URL: Ackland Art Museum  Phone: 919-966-5736

Activity Overview

Hoem to over 15,000 objects from Europe, America, Asia, and Africa, the Ackland Art Museum offers a wide selection of programs that enhance learning for both children and adults. The museum features several collections, which include paintings, sculptures, and photography. The collection also includes ancient artefacts such as Greek and Roman pottery.

The Ackland Art Museum host numerous special programs and exhibitions around the year. Parking can be slightly difficult to find on the campus of the University, but the museum is also easily reachable via public transport.

Things to Do

  • Some of the unexpected things you can discover at the Ackland Art Museum include Andy Warhol polaroids and an exhibition of Chinese calligraphy.
  • Do not miss the plate created by Pablo Picasso, which is one of the hidden gems of the museum.
  • Enrol the children in one of the programs made available by the museum for enhancing their knowledge and experience with art. Programs include Art Adventures, Drawing for Tweens, and Family and Friends Sunday.

Ackland Art Museum Insider Tips

  • The Ackland Art Museum is located at 101 S. Columbia Street on the Campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, near the Franklin Street intersection.
  • The museum is free to visit for everyone.
  • Numerous rotating collections are available at the Ackland Art Museum every year, so you'll never get bored if you choose to revisit.

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