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Vernacular Photography Day at the Ackland

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Come to the Ackland Art Museum for a day of vernacular photography! Digitize your home movies with the A/V Geeks; explore the Sloane Art Library’s photobook collection in a special pop-up event at the Ackland; and listen to vernacular photography collector Robert E. Jackson in conversation with Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, Peter Nisbet.

Event #1: Home Movie Day Chapel Hill
2-6PM
Celebrate Home Movie Day! Bring your home movies to the Ackland Art Museum for digitization by the A/V Geeks. Sign Up Here! 

Event #2: Pop-Up Photobooks Show: Rare and Special Photobooks from the Sloane Art Library Collection
6-8:30 PM
Explore highlights from the Sloane Art Library’s photobook collection in a special pop-up event at the Ackland Art Museum. Join us to see, handle, and talk about books that are in very few public collections. 

Event #3: Collecting Photographs: Snapshots, Vernacular, and Beyond—Robert E. Jackson in Conversation with Peter Nisbet
6:30 PM
Join vernacular photography collector Robert E. Jackson in conversation with the Ackland’s Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs, Peter Nisbet.

Earlier Event: October 12
Halloween Art Show