At Cameron Art Museum we present a diverse and dynamic range of exhibitions that showcase the works of both established and emerging artists from around the world.

AIDS Quilts

December 1, 2023 – January 14, 2024

AIDS Quilts at CAM

CAM is proud to host a section of panels from the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt along with panels created by members of the Cape Fear community.
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Illumination 2023

December 1, 2023 – January 14, 2024

Illumination 2023

Interpreting the light that shines from within, artists from across the United States and Canada have created traditional and contemporary lanterns.
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Exodus of Confederates from Atlanta from the portfolio Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War (Annotated)

November 10, 2023 – March 31, 2024


Through their work, artists Radcliffe Bailey, Sonya Clark, Willie Cole, Stephen Hayes, Juan Logan, Alison Saar, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, Kara Walker, and others create a dialogue acknowledging, questioning, and confronting the idea of commemoration in the built environment in the United States.
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May 11, 2023 – January 14, 2024

Place of Encounters/Lugar de Encuentros

Work from Lugar de Encuentros / Place of Encounters often straddles two worlds, reflecting both birthplace and resettlement, exploring both tension and harmony in the relationship between the two.
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Tulip Quilt

February 23, 2024 – October 20, 2024

The Work of Their Hands

The Work of Their Hands explores the continuing legacy of quilt-making and the evolution of textile art, starting with traditional quilts made for bedcoverings to contemporary fabric artworks by artists like Celeste Butler, Michael Cummings, Gee’s Bend quilters, Michael James, Beverly Smith and others.
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Love Exhibition

June 22, 2023 – October 8, 2023


While You’re Here

Explore Cameron Art Museum’s beautiful 9.3 acre museum campus. Discover Caroline, our whirlygig sculpture, spend time in the PNC USCT Park, walk the nature trails, and enjoy our picnic tables, and more.

In addition to Boundless in the PNC USCT Park, you can stroll the museum grounds and encounter sculptures by Mel Chin, the Minnie Evans Gatehouse Replica, Dana Gingras, Clyde Jones, Vollis Simpson, and Hiroshi Sueyoshi. Enjoy the Artist-Made Seating by Tom Spleth just outside the front entrance.

Caroline by North Carolina folk artist Vollis Simpson (American, 1919-2013), a monumental “whirligig”, was created to honor Caroline Butts (1946-2010) who was a strong supporter of the arts and artists, including Simpson.

Visit the  PNC USCT Park, within the historic Forks Road Civil War Site. View Stephen Hayes’s sculpture, Boundless, commemorating the soldiers of the United States Colored Troops who fought on the site for their freedom.

Enjoy a stroll along the pond and through the trails located throughout the 9.3 acres of the museum campus. On the trails you will observer native plants and animal life.

There are a few picnic tables located throughout the museum grounds.  Pick up lunch at CAM Cafe or bring your own and enjoy the day outside.

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