Since 1958, The Ackland Art Museum has been one of North Carolina’s most important cultural resources. The Ackland Art Museum serves broad local, state, and national constituencies as a unit of The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The Museum’s permanent collection consists of more than 18,000 works of art, featuring North Carolina’s premier collections of Asian art and works of art on paper (drawings, prints, and photographs), as well as significant collections of European masterworks, twentieth-century and contemporary art, and North Carolina pottery. The Ackland organizes more than a dozen special exhibitions a year. Admission is always free.
Type of Day Trip: Educational
UNC - Chapel Hill, 101 S Columbia St., Chapel Hill, NC, 27514