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Studio Saturday at Ackland Art Museum

  • Ackland Art Museum 101 S Columbia St Chapel Hill, NC, 27514 United States (map)

Studio Saturday, 11 July 

Art Adventures (for kids ages 6-9)
Two sessions: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM & 1:00-2:30 PM

Designed for 6- to 9-year-olds, Art Adventures sessions provide kids with a guided view of art in the Ackland’s galleries, followed by the opportunity to create take-home treasures in an adjacent art studio using newly-learned art-making techniques. Materials are provided.

Free for Members, $5 for non-members. Space is limited. To be added to the waitlist for any of the below dates, please call Allison Portnow at 919-843-3687. 

Drawing for Tweens (for kids ages 10-13)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM

This program invites 10- to 13-year-olds to look at selected works in the Ackland’s galleries and identify techniques that the artists used to make them. Gallery teachers demonstrate and teach participants technical skills, which they can then apply to their own artistic creations. A mix of drawing from works on display and creating one’s own original works is offered in each session. Each Drawing for Tweens session runs from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM on Studio Saturdays. Materials are provided.

Free to members | $5 per child for non-members. As space is limited, please RSVP using the links below. 

Drawing in the Galleries (for all ages) 
10:00 AM-12:00 PM

The second Saturday of every month, Amanda Hughes (Director of External Affairs) leads participants in a creative exploration of a particular object in the Ackland’s collection.

For all sessions, bring paper and dry media (crayon, pencils, etc.). All levels are welcome.

Free and open to the public. No reservation necessary.

Art a la Carte (for UNC-Chapel Hill students)

2:00-5:00 PM