Featured Programs and Events

GALLERY TALK: State of the Art/Art of the State

Thursday, March 22, 2018, 6:30-7:30 PM

CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others

Artists Zsolt Abraham (Khaos, acrylic on canvas), Gabriel Lovejoy (Globule No. 3, acrylic, gouache, house paint, ink and graphite on panel) and Emily Vassar (Adiza, acrylic), whose work is on view in CAM’s current exhibition State of the Art/Art of the State, come together for an informal conversation on their art work. Join in the discussion about their inspiration and process.

SARUS FESTIVAL for Site-Specific & Experimental Art

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Suggested donations: $5.00 - $10.00
Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall and Museum Grounds: Grey Pascal - New Venice installation, artist Q&A

The SARUS FESTIVAL (March 22-25, various venues) has worked for seven non-consecutive years to create a platform for presentation and exchange for a broad range of artistic expressions. This year’s festival showcases performers from Wilmington and around the state, Maryland, California, and NYC. Works ranging from visual art, sculpture, dance, performance art, installation, photography, music, and film will be in six locations.

Highlights of the weekend include a showcase of music, performance and dance artists at CAM, including Maryland artist Daniel Bear Davis and Winston-Salem artist Amy Fitzgerald. Q&A follows each performance, visit the SARUS website for schedule details. Cash bar available from CAM Café.

ILLUSTRATED LECTURE: Andrea Vail, 'North Carolina Arts Council Artist Fellowship 2017 Award Exhibition'

Sunday, March 25, 2018, 2:00 PM

(Free) limited seating in Studio 1 and Brown Wing
registration required

Andrea Vail gives an overview of her body work which utilizes textile traditions and techniques for sculpture, installation and collaborative exchange with a focus on use of home goods. Treat yourself and take a workshop with Andrea Vail, “Collecting Pile: REASSEMBLE” March 23-25 through CAM’s Museum School, register online or by phone. Workshop registration includes seats to this lecture.

THEATRE: Out, NC – Mouths of Babes Theatre Company

Thursday, Mar. 29 7:00 PM; Friday, Mar. 30 2:00 PM; Saturday, Mar. 31 2:00 PM

Admission: $8.00, Students with valid high school/ college ID, and groups of 10 or more: $5.00 (tax and fees not included)

Smart, engaging young adult theatre by Mouths of Babes. Their latest production is Out, NC an original documentary interview-based play that explores the Wilmington LGBTQ communities many stories. An interview-based play, MoB interviewed people in the community on "coming out" and being LGBTQ in the south and turned the interviews into various scenes and monologues. “In creating this play, we've been moved by stories of people who survived the AIDS crisis, stories of love, stories of family, stories of struggle, and many, many more”. Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk.


Artist Lecture: Rafael Lozano-Hemmer

Sunday, April 8, 1:30 PM

Free; reservation required online or call 910-395-5999

Don’t miss the opportunity to hear from Mexican-Canadian electronic artist Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, whose work is featured in the North Carolina Museum of Art collection and their upcoming You Are Here exhibition. The lecture will be streamed from the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, where CAM audience members will participate in the Q&A.
This program is made possible by funding from the NCMA Museum Docent Endowment Lecture and the Humber Endowment.

Weekly Exhibition Tours

Wednesdays 1:30 – 2:00 PM

CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others

Join in to learn more about the artwork, process of selection and installation of CAM's three current exhibitions. A different touring experience each Wednesday formed in part by you, the participants, and your interests.

Upcoming Programs

Weekly Exhibition Tours

Wednesday, 3/21/2018

GALLERY TALK: "State of the Art"

Thursday, 3/22/2018

SARUS Festival Site Specific/Experimental Art

Saturday, 3/24/2018

Group Singing: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers

Sunday, 3/25/2018


Sunday, 3/25/2018

Weekly Exhibition Tours

Wednesday, 3/28/2018