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Learn Chapel Hill’s Culture From Home

Our apartments in Chapel Hill, North Carolina are located in a thriving community full of art and culture. As long as you have an internet connection, you can explore the vibrant culture of Chapel Hill from the comfort of home. Read on to explore three organizations near Southern Village offering virtual tours in Chapel Hill:

Ackland Art Museum

Affiliated with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Ackland Art Museum is known for housing the largest collection of Asian art in the state. The museum is currently offering virtual viewings of its Yayoi Kusama exhibition “Open the Shape Called Love.” Kusama is a contemporary Japanese artist who works with a variety of media, from sculpture and painting to film. Her work commonly includes motifs of repetitive dots, pumpkins, and mirrors. Digital materials include 360-degree views of the exhibition, commentary on individual works of art, and photographs.

Morehead Planetarium & Science Center

The Morehead Planetarium & Science Center offers virtual content and events so you can stay connected with astronomy from inside your apartment. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, join them via Zoom to learn directly from Morehead educators. You can also use your phone or computer to watch full planetarium shows with 360-degree viewing. If you have a VR headset or Google Cardboard, you can step into the universe during the show!

FRANK Gallery

This private art gallery showcases the best local artists while also serving the community through art-related activities. Now, you can take a virtual tour of FRANK Gallery’s March and April exhibit, which features Carroll Lassiter, Nerys Levy, and John Parkinson. The exhibit features sculpture, painting, and woodwork. All of these pieces are available for purchase on their website.

Exploring the culture of Chapel Hill from home at Southern Village is easy and convenient. While you’re exploring Chapel Hill, enjoy a sweet treat from local ice cream shops offering to-go service. If you’re interested in learning more about our Chapel Hill apartments, contact us today.

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