Ackland Art Museum

Ackland Art Museum’s collection of art spans over 4,000 years of achievement and includes art from the West, Asia, Africa, and the ancient Mediterranean. Painting, pottery and sculpture, and even some contemporary artwork are featured. The museum’s largest collection, the print collection, features Renaissance, post-impressionist, and early modern prints by artists such as Dürer, Picasso, and Matisse. Groups can have a tour and closely explore the arts of Asia and Asian religions, classical artwork, and the development of early modern art. Students can also learn how to study the stories in art, and how to look critically at art.
 
Contact Info 
Address: 101 South Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514. Orange County. Tel: 919-966-5736. Email: acklandlearn@unc.edu. Website: www.ackland.org. Hrs: Vary, see website.
 
Trip Info 
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Self-Guided Tours, Guided Tours. Recomm. Length of Visit: 1.5 hours. Cost: Free.
 
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Art.
SUPPORTS SCOUT BADGES IN: Art. 

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