$25 million gift bolsters UNC’s Ackland Art Museum

By Jessa O’Connor

UNC alumnus Dr. Sheldon Peck delivers a speech in front of a few of the donated art works (Jessa O’Connor/Carolina Connection)

Soon UNC’s Ackland Art Museum will be the home of one of the most significant collections of Rembrandt’s drawings. They are part of a $25 million gift to the university from alumnus Dr. Sheldon Peck and his wife, Leena. University officials and museum curators say this contribution puts the Ackland firmly on the map as a notable destination in the national – and even global – art scene.

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.