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The University offers a variety of cultural, educational and athletic events right on campus. The triangle area also offers plenty of entertainment opportunities including museums, film festivals, food-related events and musical performances.

Campus Entertainment

  • The Ackland Art Museum organizes more than a dozen special collections each year. On a normal day, the museum houses more than 15,000 works of art featuring North Carolina’s premier collections of Asian art, plus significant collections of European masterworks, 20th century and contemporary art, African art and North Carolina pottery.
  • Carolina Athletics offers UNC employees complimentary tickets and discounts on season tickets for a range of athletic contests.
  • Carolina Basketball Museum features artifacts, videos, photos, statistical and historical panels that highlight the history of the Carolina Basketball program.
  • Carolina Club is a member-supported dining club created for alumni, faculty and staff. It provides a pleasant, upscale environment for meeting colleagues and friends, entertaining guests and dining in warm and friendly on-campus surroundings.
  • Morehead Planetarium and Science Center offers dazzling multimedia star shows, interactive exhibits featuring current science research and an array of classes, lectures, camps and other special events year-round.
  • PlayMakers Repertory Company  presents a mix of both classical and contemporary plays in the Paul Green Theatre on campus. Each year, PlayMakers showcases the talents of students, faculty and staff alongside visiting members of the larger theater community.

Community Entertainment

  • Town of Carrboro webpage provides an overview of parks, libraries and special events.
  • Town of Chapel Hill webpage contains information about arts, leisure, recreation, greenways, library access and festivals.
  • City of Durham webpage contains information about festivals, sporting events, performing arts venues, museums and parks.
  • The Carolina Inn hosts a number of year-round events for those within the Carolina community.
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