Friends and Family Sunday: Cartography

Learn about how maps served the artists of Way Out West.

  • Listen to stories about exploration chosen by Chapel Hill Public Library children’s librarians
  • See maps of the U.S. and meet cartography expert Renee Bosman from UNC Libraries
  • Watch the first of three selections from PBS’ National Parks documentary series to glimpse some of the natural wonders featured in the works of Way Out West
  • Enjoy exploring the art on view with a themed scavenger hunt and hands-on art-making activities for all ages

Free and open to the public.

 

Image credit: Ackland Art Museum

Thomas Moran
American, born in England, 1837-1926
Virgin River, Utah, 1908
oil on canvas
20 x 30 inches
TC 486.25

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Date

Jun 23 2019

Time

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Cost

Free

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Event Website
Ackland Art Museum

Location

Ackland Art Museum
101 S. Columbia Street, Chapel Hill, NC 27514
Category
Ackland Art Museum

Organizer

Ackland Art Museum
Website
https://ackland.org/
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