Course Description

Participants will examine, discuss, and take a slow look at various works of art that have a compelling narrative. Join North Carolina Museum of Art docent Rhonda Wilkerson, as she takes you on an artistic journey that examines the details and unlocks the story embedded in the work of art. Use your imagination to discover the artists’ stories - stories that will stick to us as will these works of art! Join us for an informative and engaging discussion as we broaden our artistic experience!

Course Outline

About the instructor:

Rhonda Wilkerson is a storyteller and educator, with a PhD from UNC-Chapel Hill. She taught as a Clinical Associate Professor in UNC’s School of Education for more than 30 years, conducting innumerable presentations and workshops for teachers, administrators, museum educators and curators, and has presented at numerous museums across the country. She has also found the time to be a North Carolina Museum of Art docent for many years, where her knowledge and very accessible and lively teaching have been highly valued. She is an enthusiastic collector of African Art and has taught African Art courses for OLLI at Duke.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellation must be received in writing at least one week before the start of classes. You will be issued a refund, less a $10 administrative fee. Please contact Student Services at stuserv@unc.edu.

Alternatively, participant substitutions are welcome. If you cannot attend an event, you can contact us with the name of the individual who will take your place.

In-Person Course

This course takes place in-person at the Friday Center for Continuing Education.

Note: Our programming policies follow UNC-Chapel Hill Community Standards and are subject to change. In concordance with these standards, masks are optional for in-person courses. See the COVID-19 Community Standards for more information.


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