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.
19th-century neuro-scientist's drawings reveal the relationship between art and science
Art from across the continent, covering several millennia
Explores three different approaches to the “empty room”
Large-scale site-specific outdoor art installation made entirely of tree saplings
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Featuring a site-specific commission by contemporary artist Lauren Frances Adams
A fresh look at post-1950 global art, African works, Asian art, recent acquisitions, and more