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Kids@CAM: Printmaking with Ben Billingsley

Saturday, 2/15/2020
11:00AM-2:00PM  
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
2:00PM-3:15PM  
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.

ABOUT THE ARITST:

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
2:00PM-3:00PM  
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: dancecooperative@gmail.com no later than the Monday preceding each showcase. Free and open to the public.


TALK: Expressionism Comes to Germany

Sunday, 2/16/2020
2:30PM-4:00PM  
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.

CAM Volunteer Open House (first session)

Wednesday, 2/19/2020
11:00AM-12:00PM  
The year is still young enough to sneak in one last resolution! Here's your chance... everything you wanted to know about volunteering at CAM but were afraid to ask. Two times to accommodate your schedules, no registration required. For all of CAM's 56 years, volunteers have provided n essential role in serving our visitors and realizing our mission to the community. Each person makes a big difference!

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information contact: John Sikorski jsikorski@cameronartmuseum.org or Nan Pope npope@cameronartmuseum.org, or call (910) 395-5999 ext. 1013.


CAM Volunteer Open House (second session)

Wednesday, 2/19/2020
6:00PM-7:00PM  
The year is still young enough to sneak in one last resolution! Here's your chance... everything you wanted to know about volunteering at CAM but were afraid to ask. Two times to accommodate your schedules, no registration required. For all of CAM's 56 years, volunteers have provided n essential role in serving our visitors and realizing our mission to the community. Each person makes a big difference!

Light refreshments will be served.

For more information contact: John Sikorski jsikorski@cameronartmuseum.org or Nan Pope npope@cameronartmuseum.org, or call (910) 395-5999 ext. 1013.

Pro Musica: Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet

Thursday, 2/20/2020
7:00PM-8:00PM  
Pro Musica Concert Series—now in its tenth season--celebrating the works of living composers, expands to three concerts this season to present a special treat: the Brazilian guitar quartet, Quaternaglia (http://quaternaglia.com.br). Based in São Paulo, Brazil, Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet (QGQ) is acclaimed as one of the world’s top guitar ensembles, comprised of Brazilian guitarists Chrystian Dozza, Fabio Ramazzina, Thiago Abdalla, and Sidney Molina. QGQ is recognized for its artistic excellence and for its significant contributions to the expansion of guitar quartet repertoire. Over the past twenty-¬‐five years, the group has established a wide canon of original pieces and ambitious arrangements through collaboration with composers that include Leo Brouwer, Almeida Prado, Egberto Gismonti, Sergio Molina, and Paulo Bellinati. The musicians of Quaternaglia Guitar Quartet use four custom-¬made guitars by renowned Brazilian guitar maker Sergio Abreu.

Purchase seats on CAM’s website, by phone and at CAM’s Visitor Services desk. CAM Members: $12.00, Non-members: $17.00, Students: $8.00, UNCW Students with valid ID: Free. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall. Co-sponsored by UNCW’s Department of Music.

“Quaternaglia is a state-of-art-¬ensemble; they are melodically and rhythmically vital, virtuosic and exciting, individually beautiful in sound, and capable of enchanting sonorities. The performances are preternaturally exact in their synchronization while still sounding spontaneous.” Soundboard, USA.


Behind the Scenes: Gallery Talks

Friday, 2/21/2020
11:00AM-12:00PM  
Curious to know more about how the museum's exhibitions are put together? Join us for a Gallery Talk with CAM exhibition staff, and gain a behind-the-scenes perspective on Stories in Print and the work from CAM’s permanent collection.

Included with general admission.

GROUP SINGING: Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers

Sunday, 2/23/2020
1:30PM-4:00PM  
Wilmington Sacred Harp Singers (http://bit.ly/WilmNCSacredHarp) presents a traditional Sacred Harp Singing and invite you to join in the music and raise your voice in song! This dynamic form of a cappella social singing dates back to Colonial America, using a modern reprint of the 1844 songbook "The Sacred Harp".

Sacred Harp and related shape-note styles are the oldest continuous singing traditions in the United States. Surviving as a living tradition in parts of the South, notably Georgia and Alabama, Sacred Harp music has been discovered by new generations of singers who have spread the heritage across North America and to Australia and Europe.

The music is loud, vigorous and intense. It is meant to be sung, not just observed. No previous experience is necessary. 1:30 pm: Instruction for beginners, 2:00 - 4 pm: Group Singing, all. Songbooks provided, beginners welcome! Learn more about Sacred Harp singing at fasola.org.

Free and open to the public. Weyerhaeuser Reception Hall.


AIA Wilmington: Lecture & Design Awards

Thursday, 2/27/2020
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Join us for the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Wilmington Design Awards, which recognizes the design expertise and excellence of architects in the AIA Wilmington section. Entries are in the following categories: Commercial, Small Residential, Large Residential, and Renovation. The evening's speaker, Kyle May of Kyle May Architects, Brooklyn, NY will be assembling his staff to evaluate the design award entries.

There will be a 6:00 PM reception followed by the awards & lecture at 7:00 PM.

Kyle May is a Principal at KMA, (kylemayarchitect.com) which he founded in 2013. Based in New York he is a registered architect in New York, Massachusetts, and Ohio. In 2011 May co-founded and is Editor-in-Chief of CLOG, an international publication that critically explores one topic at a time from as many perspectives as possible. He has organized events and lectures in New York, Boston, Miami, Chicago, and Venice, and co-curated traveling exhibitions. Kyle is also a 2014 Graham Foundation grant co-recipient for his research on architect Wallace Harrison. May has taught at Rhode Island School of Design and NYC College of Technology, and has been a visiting critic at Yale University, MIT, Harvard GSD, Princeton University, Columbia University, among many others.



Grounded: A Journey With Color and Texture

Friday, 3/6/2020
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Immerse yourself in the studio with visiting artist Catherine Cross Tsintzos. Build an original personal collection of go-to supplies for bookmaking, assemblage work, and more while developing a sample journal of color and texture for reference. Move into learning about folded and sewn book structures, then to combining structures to create another book/story/object/sculpture. Experiment with multiple original examples of junk journals, binding applications, lots of color and texture!

Scroll workshops to Mixed Media at cameronartmuseum.org/museumschool.

'Resilience' Screening

Friday, 3/6/2020
12:00PM-2:00PM  
View the award winning documentary 'Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope'. Learn about the the New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force. Film at 12pm followed by an optional brief discussion with other community members.