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Ackland Art Museum

101 South Columbia Street | Chapel Hill, NC 27599
(919) 966-5736

The Ackland Art Museum at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill offers a wide stylistic range of art, from contemporary American photography to European master paintings, and from video installations to Early Modern portraits.  The Ackland’s holdings – over 17,000 works of art – include significant collections of European masterworks, 20th-century and contemporary art, African art, and North Carolina pottery.  In addition, the Ackland has North Carolina’s premier collections of Asian art and works on paper (drawings, prints, and photographs).  Admission is free. The Ackland has a vibrant and active program schedule offering music, films, gallery talks, tours, and other activities to all ages.  Visit to find out more about Chapel Hill’s own world-class museum!

  • Description: Extended hours for special events. 2nd Fridays hours: 10 am- 9 pm
  • Monday: Closed
  • Tuesday: Closed
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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  • Parking Available: Street parking
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