The Ackland Art Museum was founded by William Haynes Ackland (1855-1940). The Ackland Art Museum started with a collection of Western art, primarily from UNC-Chapel Hill. The Museum is surrounded by crowded streets and restaurants. The Ackland Art Museum has many exhibits for tourists and locals alike.
The Starbucks just around the corner from Carroll Hall on Franklin street attracts a lot of business from NCSMI students, particularly those who work in some of the faster paced sessions. Most of the journalists have somewhat of a sweet tooth. The baristas have also noticed that the sweeter items tend to be the most attractive to the customers.