Featured Programs and Events

In Conversation: 'Created by Light' artists James Bridges and Diego Camposeco

Thursday, November 30th, 6:30 PM
CAM Members and Students with valid college ID: $10.00, Non-Members: $15.00 (tax and fees not included)
Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 910-395-5999, or at the door

James Bridges and Diego Camposeco will give illustrated overviews of their body of work as part of the discussion, which will be moderated by Holly Tripman Fitzgerald, Chief Curator, CAM. Both reside in the Wilmington area, and their work on view in the photography exhibition Created by Light is part of CAMís permanent collection. Come join in the conversation for insights into their inspiration and process. Purchase seats on CAMís website: www.cameronartumuseum.org, by phone and at CAMís Visitor Services desk.

Before or after the program CAM Cafe is open to enjoy drinks or a meal and classical guitar music by Justin Hoke.


Art of Illumination 2017 Opening Party

Friday, December 1, 2017, 6-8 PM
CAM Members: $10, Not-Yet Members: $16
Tickets may be purchased online, by phone at 910-395-5999, or at the door

Meet the artists and be among the first to experience over thirty original designed lanterns! Enjoy this evening with light refreshments, cash bar and live music by bluegrass band, Massive Grass.

Exhibition open to the public December 2, 2017 through January 7, 2018. Art of Illumination returns to CAM for a third year, drawing inspiration from traditional lantern festivals that mark the transitional moment of seasonís change and yearís end. Experience original lanterns created by over thirty artists from NC, IL, and AZ. These artists use silk, fabrics, handmade paper, recycled plastics, glass, clay, metal and the unifying quality of light to create their lanterns which comprise this unique exhibition during the holiday season.


Sunday, December 3, 2017, 11 AM Ė 2 PM

Discover the Museum School In Person
Meet Museum School Teaching Artists and Students
Day Includes: Instructors demo and select work for sale, Student Art Show, Drawing in the Wings
10% off Winter I Session Registration - In Person And During Event Only

Floating Lantern Ceremony

Sunday, December 10, 2017
Lantern messaging and decorating begins at 4 PM; Floating begins at 5 PM through 7 PM
Cost: Open to the public at no charge to attend but donations are appreciated.
Lantern sleeves are available for purchase ($12) beginning November 14 and throughout the ceremony.

Imagine hundreds of paper lanterns floating on water and glowing warmly from their individual source of flickering light Ė a candleís flame. Together, they become a soulful display of community spirit. CAMís Floating Lantern Ceremony is an opportunity for expressions of Remembrance, Reflection and Gratitude. Participants are encouraged to personalize a paper lantern sleeve and then float on CAMís reflecting pond.

Live music Ė from harps, bagpipes, violins, mandolins and accordions - inside the museum and on the grounds enhance the late afternoon/early evening activities. This is an outside activity but the museum and exhibitions will remain open until 7pm on this evening. Festive food and beverage available for purchase. Donít miss this unique and uplifting event.

Lantern messaging and decorating begins at 4 PM, Floating begins at 5 PM and continues until 7 PM

(Sponsored in part by Corning)

Weekly Exhibition Tours

Wednesdays 1:30 Ė 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

THEATRE: "The Diary Play"

Sunday, 11/19/2017

Weekly Exhibition Tours

Wednesday, 11/22/2017

Group Singing: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers

Sunday, 11/26/2017

Weekly Exhibition Tours

Wednesday, 11/29/2017

Artists Talk: James Bridges & Diego Camposeco

Thursday, 11/30/2017

GALLERY TALK: "State of the Art"

Thursday, 12/14/2017