News from the Friday Center


Marvin Saltzman Artist Talk

“Places III” – Art by Marvin Saltzman Reception and Artist Talk Thursday, Dec. 1, 6-9 p.m. Artist Talk: 7 p.m. Admission is free Food trucks will be on site Join Marvin Saltzman, artist and Professor Emeritus at UNC-Chapel Hill, as he shares inspiration behind his landscape paintings from around the world. Walk through the exhibit at your own leisure, currently on display at the Friday Center, and…




Learn the Story Behind the Art

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight –  A…




Liveblog: Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

Notice: On Thursday, Oct. 27, Jack Rodenfels, Marketing Manager for the Friday Center liveblogged the fourth installment of the “What’s the Big Idea?” lecture series from the Friday Center from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Every Thursday in October, UNC-Chapel Hill physicians and faculty shared their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical and philosophical perspective. The lecture’s theme was…




Discover C.S. Lewis as an Academic, Apologist, and Artist

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: The…




Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep

Engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Understanding the Mysteries of Sleep Thursday, Oct. 27 | 7-8:30 pm | $10. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad. We spend nearly a third of our lives in sleep, yet many of the implications of sleep re…




Celebrate Bob Dylan’s Storied Career at the Friday Center

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Doo…




Learn About Brain Surgery through the Ages

Each Thursday evening in October, engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Brain Surgery through the Ages Thursday, Oct. 13 | 7-8:30 pm | $10, or the entire series for $30. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad.In this lecture we will learn…




Stay Physically Active with our Daytime Courses

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Mov…




What’s the Big Idea? Starts Tonight

Each Thursday evening in October, engage in discussion with UNC-Chapel Hill faculty and physicians as they share their insights on the brain from a scientific, medical, and philosophical perspective. Lecture Spotlight: Terra Incognita: Explorations of Consciousness Thursday, Oct. 6 | 7-8:30 pm | $10, or the entire series for $30. Students free with an ID, please RSVP to Jill Conrad. What is consci…




Join us for Movies in the Morning

This fall, create, connect, and explore in the Friday Center’s Daytime Enrichment Courses. Discover a new interest or re-engage in an old one, deepen your appreciation of the arts, discuss favorite subjects with peers and scholars, gain new skills and try new things! Whatever your motivation, our enrichment programs are sure to stimulate your mind and reawaken your curiosity. Course Spotlight: Mov…




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