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Pro Musica Series: “Duo Sureño and Friends”

Thursday, 4/11/2019
Pro Musica Concert Series: “Duo Sureño and Friends” – Contemporary Classical

The Pro Musica Concert Series--in its eighth season--celebrating the works of living composers, will present a concert performed by “Duo Sureño and Friends”. Joining Nancy King, soprano and Robert Nathanson, guitar, will be violinist Livia Sellin and guitarist Helmut Jasbar both from Vienna, Austria.

The concert will include two world premieres, "Love Poem with a Knife", by William Neil and "Kaddish: Four Sephardic Songs" by Helmut Jasbar. William Neil’s works have mesmerized audiences at Pro Musica for the last two seasons. The text of "Love Poem with a Knife", written by the emerging and award-winning poet Kara Jackson, explores the essence of invisibility, the authentic elements of language, and divine womanhood.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk. CAM Members and students: $12.00, Non-Members: $17.00, UNCW students with valid ID: Free. Held in collaboration with UNCW's Department of Music. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.


Sunday, 4/14/2019
Explore, discover and discuss the art work currently on view with docent-led tours.
CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others.

CAM Cafe-Raphael Namé, guitar

Thursday, 4/18/2019
Enjoy music by Raphael Namé ( while you dine at CAM Café (910.777.2363). Originally from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Namé has been performing in the Cape Fear region since 2010. He is a singer and guitarist whose set list includes bossa nova, samba, Brazilian, latin, jazz and classical music. CAM Café is open for Thursday dinner 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm reservations are always suggested and appreciated; Thursdays enjoy half-price bottles of wine with your meal.

GALLERY TALK: Ben Billingsley

Thursday, 4/18/2019
An insightful and popular speaker, painter and printmaker Benjamin Billingsley will select works from CAM's new exhibition "Minnie, Clyde, Annie & Vollis" that intrigue and have captured his imagination to discuss the works with an artist’s eye. Billingsley has had several solo exhibitions and been in numerous group shows, and recently completed a Visiting Artist Residency at East Carolina University. He currently teaches studio art and art history in the Fine Arts Department at Cape Fear Community College.

CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others. Brown Wing.

CAM CAFÉ Easter Brunch Buffet

Sunday, 4/21/2019
CAM CAFÉ Easter Brunch Buffet & Easter Egg Hunt!
3 seatings: 10:00 am, 12:00 pm and 2:00 pm

COST Gallery admission included: Adults: $34.95 Children: $12.95 (plus tax and gratuity)
Reservations Required phone: 910.777.2363
Live Music with Mangroove: Manny Santos on drums, Rex Cole on sax and William Gerald on keyboard.

Station 1: Fresh Fruit, Market Salad, Croissants & Bagels

Station 2: Scrambled Eggs, Roasted Potatoes, Bacon & Sausage, French Toast

Station 3: Loaded Hashbrown Strata, Shrimp & Smoked Gouda Grits, Grilled Eggplant, Zucchini, Red & Yellow Peppers

Station 4: Biscuits & Sausage Gravy, Spiral Ham & Prime Rib Carving Stations

Station 5: Carrot Cake & Assorted Tarts, Danishes, Muffins & Cornbread

CAM Café: Justin Hoke, guitar

Thursday, 4/25/2019
Enjoy music by classical guitarist Justin Hoke ( 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm while you dine at CAM Café, the restaurant serves Thursday dinner from, 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm,and offers half-price bottles of wine.

Currently in the Department of Music at UNCW, Hoke teaches classical guitar and music theory. He is an active soloist, chamber musician, composer, and educator, and performs as a member of the Cypress Duo and the North Carolina Guitar Quartet. He has been featured as a soloist on classical and electric guitar with the Wilmington Symphony Orchestra, Panama City Orchestra, Florida State University Orchestra, and the Appalachian State University Guitar Orchestra. Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated phone, 910.777.2363.

Art, Dance and Social Justice Issues

Thursday, 4/25/2019
PERFORMANCE: "A Time When Art, Dance and Social Justice Issues are Everywhere"

This dance performance is a collection of small group works created through a collaboration between the Hoggard High School Dance Department student choreographers and graduate students enrolled in EDL 558: Social Justice Topics in Education at the University of North Carolina of Wilmington. Each piece is inspired by a social justice concept that, like art, is found everywhere and in all cultures. The choreographers were further challenged to connect their work to pieces exhibited in the museum.

A discussion will follow the performance where dancers and graduate students will reflect on the collaborative process and answer questions from the audience. Held in collaboration with Cameron Art Museum. Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk. Admission: $10.00 (tax and fees not included). Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.

NEW! Off the Record Tour

Thursday, 4/25/2019
Start your weekend early with gallery tours led by museum staff that are sometimes irreverent and silly, but always provide a charming and engaging behind-the-scenes perspective on current exhibitions. But what if I’m really thirsty before the tour? Join us for happy hour beforehand to loosen up your brain and chat about art.

CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others. Brown Wing.

Behind the Scenes Gallery Talks

Friday, 4/26/2019
Behind the Scenes Gallery Talks: "Minnie, Clyde, Annie, Vollis"

Curious to know more about how the museum's exhibitions are put together? Join us for a Gallery Talk with Holly Tripman Fitzgerald, Chief Curator, and gain a behind-the-scenes perspective on our newest exhibition "Minnie, Clyde, Annie, Vollis", and the work of Minnie Evans and Clyde Jones from CAM’s permanent collection.

CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others. Brown Wing.

GROUP SINGING: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers

Sunday, 4/28/2019
Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers ( presents a traditional Sacred Harp Singing and invite you to join in the music and raise your voice in song! This dynamic form of a cappella social singing dates back to Colonial America, using a modern reprint of the 1844 songbook "The Sacred Harp". Sacred Harp and related shape-note styles are the oldest continuous singing traditions in the United States. Surviving as a living tradition in parts of the South, notably Georgia and Alabama, Sacred Harp music has been discovered by new generations of singers who have spread the heritage across North America and to Australia and Europe.

The music is loud, vigorous and intense. It is meant to be sung, not just observed. No previous experience is necessary. 1:30 pm: Instruction for beginners, 2:00 - 4 pm: Group Singing, all. Songbooks provided, beginners welcome! Learn more about Sacred Harp singing at

Free and open to the public. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.


Sunday, 4/28/2019
Explore, discover and discuss the art work currently on view with docent-led tours.
CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others.

ART INSPIRES…Poetry & Dance

Sunday, 4/28/2019
ART INSPIRES…Khalisa Rae-poetry & Brittany Patterson-dance

A dance and poetry performance based on aspects of Minnie Evans' life, the ways in which her experiences impacted her artwork, and what we can learn from her experience as a black female artist. Q&A with the artists follows the program. Held in conjunction with CAM's exhibition "Minnie, Clyde, Annie, Vollis".

CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others. Brown Wing.