< January, 2020 >


CAM Café MUSIC: Toby Levin, piano

Thursday, 1/30/2020
Enjoy music by pianist Toby Levin from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm while you dine at CAM Café. CAM Café is open for Thursday dinner 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm Thursdays enjoy half-price bottles. Toby Levin studied piano at Oberlin, then went on to play guitar in a rock band for several decades. In the last few years he has been playing piano in downtown Wilmington every weekend, and still keeps a guitar within reach. CAM Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated phone:910.777.2363.

Gallery Talk: "The Eye Learns" and Hears Music

Thursday, 1/30/2020
Join in this informal conversation with Wilmington area contributors to the music selections heard in CAM’s current exhibition The Eye Learns: Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection. Speakers will include Luis Adorno, experimental electronic musician and performance artist, Nina Repeta, singer and actress, Primus Robinson, Cape Fear Jazz Society president and Susan Savia, musician, singer and songwriter discussing what inspired their selection and connection to works in the exhibition and the music they paired with the art, led by Luc Travers, Museum Interpretation, CAM.

CAM Members: Free, Non-Members: Museum admission. Brown Wing.

TALK: Klimt and Art in Vienna

Sunday, 2/2/2020
With Professor Hank Steffans. Gustav Klimt, the Vienna Secession group he helped to found, and the Wienerwerkstat with its emphasis on crafts and art nouveau, allied to revolutionize the art of the Imperial City of Vienna. Klimt was central to both the Secession and the arts/crafts movement, making Vienna a well-spring for modernism in the 20th century.

CAM members $16.00, non-members $20.00.

Jazz@CAM: Andrew Berinson Trio

Thursday, 2/6/2020
Pianist Andrew Berinson ( released his debut album as a band leader in April 2019, "Of Love" is a deeply inspired personal testimony, mixing the rich language of jazz with unique and uplifting original compositions and arrangements. This set will highlight a mixture of original compositions, straight ahead, and jazz standards. The trio is comprised of Andrew Berinson on piano, Paul Creel on bass, and Donovan Cheatham on drums.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk.
CAM/CFJS Members: $17.00 for, Non-members: $25.00, Students with valid college ID $12.00 (tax and fees not included). Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall. Presented by Cameron Art Museum and the Cape Fear Jazz Society.

The popular eight-concert series celebrates its tenth season! Offering great music from Wilmington area favorites and musicians from around the state in concert playing a range of jazz genres in an intimate listening room "close up and personal" performance setting for your pleasure.

Enjoy dinner and drinks at CAM Café (910.777.2363) before or after the concert. Café reservations are always suggested and appreciated.

Not a member of CAM or CFJS? Not a problem, become a member of either--or support both!--organizations and enjoy cost savings on the jazz series as well as other member benefits offered by each. Don't delay concerts routinely sell out!

In 2018 Andrew Berinson won the Yamaha Award at the American Jazz Pianist Competition in Melbourne, FL, granting him an opportunity to record under his own name at Yamaha Artist Services in downtown Manhattan. His musical vision is joyful: “I want my music to be an expression of hope for all of humanity. I want it to bring people together and make them happy. As an artist I feel it is my responsibility to be as honest as I can be through my work. I want people to feel that their existence is intrinsically meaningful, that the God of this universe is one of unfailing love, and that there is always hope.”

Resilience Screening

Friday, 2/7/2020
View the award winning documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope. The film screens from 12 PM to 1 PM, followed by an optional brief discussion with other community members. Learn about the New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force. Feel free to grab lunch at the CAM cafe, or bring your own lunch!

The CAM offers screenings of Resilience on the first Friday of each month (unless there is a holiday, in which case it moves to the second Friday).

Free and open to the public.

Dessert Doppelganger Junior

Thursday, 2/13/2020
Wayne Thiebaud, one of the artists whose work is on view in CAM's current exhibition The Eye Learns: Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection, loves to depict desserts. Inspired by Thiebaud, young CAM museum visitors will dip their brushes into tinted cool whip and "paint" cakes and pies.

All supplies including whipping cream, food tints, aprons and hats are included. The results are fun and edible, and you'll meet CAM cafe's Chef Chip too!

Free and open to the public.

Closing the Gap Arts Integration Workshop

Thursday, 2/13/2020
With Andrea DeGette. Learn elements of film-making, film vocabulary, and basic skills. Develop ideas to bring media literacy into the classroom through exciting, hands-on filmmaking projects. Topics will include: storyboarding, scripting, animation, and other strategies to build digital learning competencies. This workshop integrates Media Arts, English Language Arts, and Visual Arts. Bring a digital device.

To register for this free workshop, visit:

Free for educators and parents of students in grades K-8.

This professional development workshop is provided free to Pre-K - 8th grade educators thanks to the support of the Joseph and Elsa Flowers Davies Fund.

Art Buzz: Your Pounding Heart!

Thursday, 2/13/2020
With Renato Abbate. Art, wine and friends, what could be better? Bring your friends and join Museum School instructors for Art Buzz, a lively and engaging series of classes that celebrate the seasons. Half-price wine bottles, wine by the glass, and studio dinner available.

Registration is available online at All supplies are included with registration fee.

CAM members: $32.00, non-members: $40.00

CAM Cafe MUSIC: Bill Kerr

Thursday, 2/13/2020
Bill learned to play the guitar at the age of seven and began playing professionally at the age of twelve. Over his career he has played with numerous rock, country, funk and jazz bands in Denver and Wilmington with his ability to cross between genres with ease, and brings with him an extensive background in the music industry. Bill also owned and operated Kerr/Macy Music Group, one of Denver’s top recording studios, during the 90’s. His primary influences include Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Larry Carlton, Lee Ritenour, Al Di Meola, John Scofield and Allan Holdsworth. Bill brings a wealth of experience with him and his passion for the guitar is evident in every performance.

Kids@CAM: Printmaking with Ben Billingsley

Saturday, 2/15/2020
Artist and educator Ben Billingsley will introduce us to the wonderful world of printmaking! Using simple techniques, families will create their own prints to take home. Cape Fear Community College art students will offer demos of more advanced printmaking techniques using print presses. Visit our beautiful print exhibition, The Eye Learns: Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection currently on view and enjoy the works of modern masters. Explore the entire museum with one of our fun family guides (ask for one at the front desk) and stay for lunch at the CAM Cafe!

Kids@CAM is fun for all ages! Parental supervision required at all times. No pre-registration necessary.

TALK: Paper from Belden to Noguchi-Fritzi Huber

Saturday, 2/15/2020
Gallery Talk: East Meets West: Paper from Belden to Noguchi with Fritzi Huber, artist and papermaker

The art and craft of making paper by hand is now a global skill, but this hasn't always been so. As this knowledge traveled throughout the globe changes in both fibers and technique occurred, offering a wide range of possibilities for paper's use. CAM’s two exhibitions "Unfolding Noguchi" (on view through May 24, 2020) and "The Eye Learns: Modernist Prints from the Louis Belden Collection" (on view through April 26, 2020) offer examples from across the spectrum of paper in all of its versions, whether support for, or subject of the intended expression of the art. It is a major component for all of the works in the CAM's current offerings. CAM Members: Free, Non-Members: Museum admission. Brown Wing and Hughes Wing.


Fritzi Huber is a hand papermaker with over 40 years of experience. She will discuss the wide range of papermaking techniques employed in the various works from the Belden collection, to the Akari forms of Isamu Noguchi, and address the possible hows and whys of choices made.

Dance Works-in-Progress Showcase

Sunday, 2/16/2020
The Dance Cooperative, in association with CAM, provides informal showings to give working choreographers and dancers a place to present works in progress for review and critique in a nurturing environment. The public is invited to witness the creative process through its many stages and provide assistance to help the creator grow the works to realize their concepts to the fullest potential.

If you are interested in presenting work, e-mail: no later than the Monday preceding each showcase. Free and open to the public.

TALK: Expressionism Comes to Germany

Sunday, 2/16/2020
With Professor Hank Steffans. Germany was the place where Expressionism took root. German artists developed their own versions of Expressionist art as a result of the exchange of new ideas towards art in both France and Germany. These artists, like Ludwig Kirchner and Emil Nolde, confronted all aspects of modern life and painted their reactions and feelings in new ways. They wanted to ensure their viewers experienced the intensity of their interpretations and concerns.

CAM members: $16.00, non-members: $20.00.