The Museum’s permanent collection of more than 17,000 works of art, features holdings of Asian art and works on paper (drawings, prints, and photographs), as well as significant collections of European masterworks, 20th-century and contemporary art, and North Carolina pottery.
The Ackland organizes more than a dozen special exhibitions a year.
Juried competition with about 50 finalist artists, showcases excellence and innovationin portraiture.
19th-century neuro-scientist's drawings reveal the relationship between art and science
Art from across the continent, covering several millennia
260+ works from ancient Mediterranean to 20th century European and American art
17th-century Dutch and Flemish master drawings
Large-scale site-specific outdoor art installation made entirely of tree saplings
Presenting deities of Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, and more
3 powerful paintings that spoke to a utopian desire for a new society
Exploring the “woman question,” an alternative view in 18th-century France