Featured Programs and Events

Gallery Talk

On Architect Phil Freelon as Artist - Bruce Bowman, Architect and Painter

Sunday, November 10, 2019, 2 PM
CAM Members: Free, Non-Members: Museum Admission

In this informal gallery talk held in CAM's new exhibition Structure in Space and Time: Photography by Phil Freelon on view through April 26, 2020, well known Wilmington architect and painter Bruce Bowman will explore Phil Freelon’s work as a photographer and how being an artist influences the work of architects. Bowman developed and honed his belief in the powerful enrichment and creativity of aligning the visual arts with architecture while earning his degree at NC State University’s School of Design in environmental design in architecture, attending the school a few years after Phil Freelon. Currently, Bruce Bowman is a principal with Bowman, Murray, Hemingway Architects and locally his paintings are in New Elements Gallery.

Gallery Talk

Exhibition Artist Intro: Kathryn DeMarco

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 6 PM - 7:30 PM
Free. Limited seating, registration is encouraged

Meet guest exhibition artist, Kathryn DeMarco of Durham. Her featured show in Studio 1, “Finding A Way”, Nov. 14 - 24, tells the intimate story of diabetic night seizures through collage. Kathryn reveals her work process and raises awareness of daily living challenges of type-1 diabetes. Featuring special guest speaker, Ginna Purrington, Diabetes Educator. Students registered in Kathryrn DeMarco’s two-day workshop, Nov 15-16, are encouraged to attend.

Pro Musica Series

Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Thursday, November 14, 2019, 7 PM
CAM Members: $12.00, Non-members: $17.00, Students: $8.00, UNCW Students with valid ID: Free

Pro Musica Concert Series—now in its tenth season--celebrating the works of living composers-- will present The Minneapolis Guitar Quartet. With profoundly moving performances expressing heart-felt intimacy to dazzling bravado, the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet has captivated audiences throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. The featured works of the evening will include Ian Krouse’s StarWaves, an exhilarating fusion of rock and classical music based on a song by British pop/rock musician Nick Drake. The program will include the works of quartet member Maja Radovanlija along with favorites by Johann Sebastian Bach and Joquin Rodrigo. Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk. Co-sponsored by UNCW Department of Music.

Art Appreciation

Modernists and Music

Sunday, November 24, 2019, 2:30 PM - 4 PM
CAM Members: $15, Non-members: $20, Students with valid ID: Free

Look at the art and lives of one or more of the artists featured in the exhibition, "The Eye Learns," with a special emphasis on how music influenced their art.


Every Wednesday at 1:30 PM
Every Sunday at 1:30 PM
CAM Members: Free, Museum Admission all others
Explore, discover and discuss the art work currently on view with these docent-led tours.

FAMILIES: Art Explorer Thursdays

Every Thursday 10AM - 12PM
Suggested Donation: $5.00 per family
Come bring your little ones to CAM for story reading and art making! Enjoy open studio time with your family – read stories, create art with a variety of supplies, and have fun with friends! No pre-registration necessary. Parental Supervision Required at all times.

Upcoming Programs

Exhibition Artist Intro: Kathryn DeMarco

Thursday, 11/14/2019

Pro Musica:Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Thursday, 11/14/2019

Museum School Annual Open House

Sunday, 11/17/2019

NEW DATE: Jazz@CAM: Willie Atkinson

Thursday, 11/21/2019

Behind the Scenes Gallery Talk-Unfolding Noguchi

Friday, 11/22/2019

GROUP SINGING: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers

Sunday, 11/24/2019