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Humble Jumble Art Sale

Saturday, 4/30/2022
10:00AM-5:00PM  
CAM Reception Hall and Courtyard

It’s HUMBLE (modest prices) and a JUMBLE (over 30 artists + CAM items) all for sale at one location. A few collectible items have appropriate pricing, but most of CAM’s work is affordably priced for you to take home. Participating artists (Museum School instructors, Museum Shop artists, and more) have their work at market price. Meet the artists and start your collection right away!

Member Appreciation Month at Museum Shop

Sunday, 5/1/2022
10:00AM-5:00PM  
From May Day (May 1) to National Smile Day (May 31) and all of the celebrations in between: Mother’s Day and Graduation . . . visit the Museum Shop for different specials every week for CAM Members. Watch your inbox for details each Tuesday in May. Thank you, MEMBERS!

Plein Air Painting

Monday, 5/2/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Mondays, April 11-May 2
Instructor: Todd Carignan
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
Discover the joy and adventure of painting on location in the great outdoors.


Beginning Drawing

Tuesday, 5/3/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, April 5-May 10
CAM members: $234; Non-members $260
Beginning Drawing
Learn how to draw what you see. This class tackles everything from where to start a drawing, to measuring, to deciding values, to creating depth and form.


Clay Bust

Tuesday, 5/3/2022
10:00AM-3:00PM  
Tuesdays, May 3 & 10

Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $144; Non-members $160
Come work on your 12" bust sculpture. Using the coil technique your vision will come to life in this two part workshop.


Painting Seashells in Unusual Environments

Tuesday, 5/3/2022
1:30PM-3:30PM  
Tuesdays, April 5-May 10
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM members: $153; Non-members $170
Learn to paint a seashell in a sky of your choice. It can be a calm sky, a cloudy sky, or a brilliantly colored sky. Your seashell can hover over the ocean, where it once lived, or be in another venue that is important to you. You should keep your sky simple so that the shell is the dominant focal point. The purpose of this painting exercise is to explore what comes from your inner self. Everything that we choose to create has a deeper meaning than we realize once we allow ourselves that freedom.


Docent Meeting

Wednesday, 5/4/2022
9:30AM-12:00PM  


Still Lifes and Figures in Pastels!

Wednesday, 5/4/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Wednesdays, April 6-May 4
Instructor: Jeri Greenberg
CAM members: $193.50; Non-members $215
Come and paint beautiful still lifes as well as working with beautiful models! Learn the wonderful medium of pastel and explore different mixed media surfaces as well. Have Fun and Paint with the Power of Pastels!


Sculptural and Functional Pottery

Wednesday, 5/4/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 4 – June 1
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $189; Non-members $210
The focus of this class will be on handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab building. An emphasis on design elements will be developed through each project so that students explore shape, form and volume.



The Power of Pastels Continues

Wednesday, 5/4/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Wednesdays, April 6-May 4
Instructor: Jeri Greenberg
CAM members: $171 ; Non-members $190
Come and paint beautiful still lifes as well as working with beautiful models! Learn the wonderful medium of pastel and explore different mixed media surfaces as well. Have Fun and Paint with the Power of Pastels!


Public Tour

Wednesday, 5/4/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  


The Natural Way to Draw - Bring On The Color!

Wednesday, 5/4/2022
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 4-May 25
Instructor: Donna Moore
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
Add dynamic intensity to figure drawings with the impact of color. Emphasis on value study and structural color fields – not realistic rendering. Repeat and new students encouraged.



Design NC

Thursday, 5/5/2022
10:00AM-9:00PM  


Exploring Watercolor Colors and Effects

Thursday, 5/5/2022
12:30PM-3:30PM  
Thursdays, April 7- May 5
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
CAM members: $193.50; Non-members $215
Continue to develop your watercolor skills. Master additional techniques to enliven your paintings as you develop greater understanding of the behavior of watercolor and when to use wet in wet or wet on dry applications.


Foundations of Drawing 2 - Light and Shadow

Thursday, 5/5/2022
4:30PM-6:30PM  
Thursdays, April 7- May 5
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
CAM member: $126; Non-member: $140
Drawing from still life, students will practice realistic drawing to develop their technique rendering form. This 5 week class will focus on developing technical skills rendering value to represent light and shadow in drawings. Students will experiment with a variety of materials. Different techniques will be demonstrated. This course is designed as a follow up to Foundations of Drawing and is appropriate for students with previous drawing coursework or experience.


Thursday Night Clay

Thursday, 5/5/2022
6:15PM-9:00PM  
Thursdays, March 31 - May 5
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $225; Non-members $250
Make your own ceramic functional pottery from scratch. Learn basic handbuilding, wheel and glazing.


All Levels Flow Yoga with Kim Gargiulo

Friday, 5/6/2022
8:30AM-9:30AM  
Fridays, 8:30AM - 9:30AM in the galleries.
Suggested donation: $10

Kim Gargiulo, RYT, has been teaching yoga classes for over 12 years. She enjoys teaching and practicing vinyasa yoga where each pose organically flows into the next, incorporating breath with movement. The overarching goal of yoga, to Kim, is to unite the body, mind and spirit.

Art of Assemblage

Friday, 5/6/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Fridays, April 8- May 13
Instructor: Lois DeWitt
CAM members: $153; Non-members $170
The mindset of assemblage is essential to discovering the magic of combining the objects of our daily lives, working towards creating hybrid and unique environments that reflect our personal relationship with those objects and the world around us.


Design NC

Friday, 5/6/2022
10:00AM-5:00PM  


Drawing in the Gallery

Friday, 5/6/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
CAM members: $50; Non-members $55
Enjoy a morning drawing in the gallery. Improve your drawing skills and learn new techniques while studying the exhibits at CAM. Each session will focus on a drawing topic related to the exhibit. Session 2: “Design Through Time”: The focus of this drawing session will be on perspective and representation of 3-dimensional form using the furniture and objects from the exhibit as the subject matter.


‘Resilience’ Community Screening and Tour

Friday, 5/6/2022
12:00PM-1:30PM  
View the award winning documentary 'Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope'. The film screens in our spacious reception hall 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. https://www.nhcbouncesback.org/. After the screening, join our Cultural Curator Daniel Jones for a gallery tour with a focus on resiliency themes.
The CAM offers free screenings of ‘Resilience’ on the first Friday of each month (unless there is a holiday and then it moves to the second Friday). Feel free to grab lunch at the CAM café, or bring your own lunch!
No fee and no registration necessary.


Introduction to Ikebana

Friday, 5/6/2022
1:00PM-3:00PM  
Fridays, May 6-27
Instructor: Karen Chevrotee
CAM members: $117; Non-members: $130
IKEBANA, the Art of Japanese Flower Arranging. Originally used in Temples, simple, elegant, at once meditative. Following prescribed rules to create Beauty for your home or office with natural flowers, leaves and branches.



Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 5/6/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission

Art Buzz: Card Exchange

Saturday, 5/7/2022
11:00AM-1:30PM  
Instructor: Donna Moore
CAM members: $45; Non-members $50
Pull out the presses and ready the printing plates! Make a batch of gift-giving greetings or summer postcards in time for the holiday. Art Buzz is a fun art class that combines art-making and eating and drinking. Each class comes with a complimentary beverage and the option to order from our studio menu.



Beginning Drawing

Tuesday, 5/10/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, April 5-May 10
CAM members: $234; Non-members $260
Beginning Drawing
Learn how to draw what you see. This class tackles everything from where to start a drawing, to measuring, to deciding values, to creating depth and form.


Clay Bust

Tuesday, 5/10/2022
10:00AM-3:00PM  
Tuesdays, May 3 & 10

Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $144; Non-members $160
Come work on your 12" bust sculpture. Using the coil technique your vision will come to life in this two part workshop.


Painting Seashells in Unusual Environments

Tuesday, 5/10/2022
1:30PM-3:30PM  
Tuesdays, April 5-May 10
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM members: $153; Non-members $170
Learn to paint a seashell in a sky of your choice. It can be a calm sky, a cloudy sky, or a brilliantly colored sky. Your seashell can hover over the ocean, where it once lived, or be in another venue that is important to you. You should keep your sky simple so that the shell is the dominant focal point. The purpose of this painting exercise is to explore what comes from your inner self. Everything that we choose to create has a deeper meaning than we realize once we allow ourselves that freedom.


Drawing Pets: Real or Imagined

Tuesday, 5/10/2022
4:30PM-6:00PM  
Tuesdays, May 10- 31
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM Member: $85.50: Non-Member: $95
Bring in a photo of your pet whether it be a goldfish, iguana, or some exotic animal. Of course dogs and cats are welcome! If you don't have a pet but want one, if you draw it maybe your wish will come true. You will learn to put the eyes in the correct place, the correct way to determine the length of the body, and overall proportions. It will then be colored with pencils and you will learn blending, shading, and layering to bring your pet to life


Sculptural and Functional Pottery

Wednesday, 5/11/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 4 – June 1
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $189; Non-members $210
The focus of this class will be on handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab building. An emphasis on design elements will be developed through each project so that students explore shape, form and volume.



Intuitive Painting II

Wednesday, 5/11/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 11-June 1
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM members: $117; Non members: $130
Absolutely no painting experience is necessary. This will be a continuation of Intuitive Painting I but new students are welcome to join in.
We will again be starting class with mediations or readings to calm our minds and let our subconscious take over. Calming music may be played at the beginning of class. Then the class will be silent. Paints and brushes will be in the center of the room and each student will choose the color and the brush they would like to begin with. No paints will leave the table in cups. The student will go back and forth and let their intuition choose the color and brush to be used each time. No preconceived ideas. No attachment, no judgment, play, and inner visions are an integral part of this creative process. $10/supply fee


Public Tour

Wednesday, 5/11/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  


The Natural Way to Draw - Bring On The Color!

Wednesday, 5/11/2022
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 4-May 25
Instructor: Donna Moore
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
Add dynamic intensity to figure drawings with the impact of color. Emphasis on value study and structural color fields – not realistic rendering. Repeat and new students encouraged.



Urban Sketching

Thursday, 5/12/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Thursdays, May 12- June 2
Instructor: Todd Carignan
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
This class is about drawing on location on streets, in restaurants, at the park, etc. It is about carrying a sketchbook and recording life around you.


Art Explorers – Minnie Evans Dreams

Thursday, 5/12/2022
10:00AM-11:00AM  
Learn about the art of life of local favorite Minnie Evans! We will read ‘Matthew’s Dream’, look at Minnie Evans art work inside our Twenty Years exhibition, and create our own Minnie Evans inspired works of art.
Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us.
CAM Members: $3 per child; Non-Members: $6
Adults and children 2 and under: free
Space is limited so preregister to guarantee your spot


Copper repousse

Thursday, 5/12/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Thursdays, May 12-June 2
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $117; Non-members: $130
In this four-week course you will learn the basic concepts for working with copper in two- and three-dimensional forms. Through each piece you will learn copper forming, annealing, etching and patinas.


All Levels Flow Yoga with Kim Gargiulo

Friday, 5/13/2022
8:00AM-9:00AM  
Fridays, 8:30AM - 9:30AM in the galleries.
Suggested donation: $10

Kim Gargiulo, RYT, has been teaching yoga classes for over 12 years. She enjoys teaching and practicing vinyasa yoga where each pose organically flows into the next, incorporating breath with movement. The overarching goal of yoga, to Kim, is to unite the body, mind and spirit.

Art of Assemblage

Friday, 5/13/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Fridays, April 8- May 13
Instructor: Lois DeWitt
CAM members: $153; Non-members $170
The mindset of assemblage is essential to discovering the magic of combining the objects of our daily lives, working towards creating hybrid and unique environments that reflect our personal relationship with those objects and the world around us.


Coffee with the Shop Artists (er, Writers!)

Friday, 5/13/2022
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Writers are artists too! Meet some of our local writers whose publications are sold in CAM’s Museum Shop. Have a cuppa and hear these authors and artists stories. No charge, just a love of books.

Introduction to Ikebana

Friday, 5/13/2022
1:00PM-3:00PM  
Fridays, May 6-27
Instructor: Karen Chevrotee
CAM members: $117; Non-members: $130
IKEBANA, the Art of Japanese Flower Arranging. Originally used in Temples, simple, elegant, at once meditative. Following prescribed rules to create Beauty for your home or office with natural flowers, leaves and branches.



Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 5/13/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission

Kids @ CAM – Painted Rocks

Saturday, 5/14/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Inspired by Hiroshi Sueyoshi’s ‘Rock Garden, we will paint our own rocks with colorful, happy images and messages. They can be placed around CAM grounds, so they can brighten other people’s days, or you can take them home to your own neighborhoods or yards!
Registration includes free admission to explore CAM’s current exhibitions. Kids @ CAM is fun for the whole family, and parental supervision is required at all times.
CAM Members: $5 per child; Non-Members: $10
Adults and children 2 and under: free
Space is limited so please pre-register to guarantee your spot


Tile Making

Saturday, 5/14/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Saturdays, May 14 & 21
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $81; Non-members: $90
Make a series of custom relief tiles that can be used as accent tiles in a large project or a backsplash art piece. Learn how to make small to medium size tiles and glazing, transferring images and sgraffito.


The Dye Garden

Saturday, 5/14/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15
Instructor: Catherine Cross
CAM members: $171; Non members: $190
A two day workshop for fiber arts enthusiasts will cover natural plant dyes for plant cellulose fiber and protein fibers, and Indigo from seed to dye. Indigo vats to be created in the workshop include - green leaf with indigo from the instructor’s garden, fruit, henna and ferrous. Vats for other plant dyes will be created along with the mordant process. Expect to learn about scouring, water, pH, exhausting baths, overdye, shaped resist, storage, planting and harvesting, using dried indigo leaves, making indigo balls and cakes as well as seed saving and sharing, documentation and planning a dyers garden for planting Zones 1-8 for perennials and Zones 9-13 for annuals.


Write to Imagine with Evan Dekens

Saturday, 5/14/2022
1:00PM-2:30PM  
Write to Imagine with Evan Dekens: Using art and artifact to reimagine the past
Join writer Evan Dekans for writing exercises in the galleries. Guests will use a personal object to reimagine the past through works of art on view.
Free with museum admission


The Dye Garden

Sunday, 5/15/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15
Instructor: Catherine Cross
CAM members: $171; Non members: $190
A two day workshop for fiber arts enthusiasts will cover natural plant dyes for plant cellulose fiber and protein fibers, and Indigo from seed to dye. Indigo vats to be created in the workshop include - green leaf with indigo from the instructor’s garden, fruit, henna and ferrous. Vats for other plant dyes will be created along with the mordant process. Expect to learn about scouring, water, pH, exhausting baths, overdye, shaped resist, storage, planting and harvesting, using dried indigo leaves, making indigo balls and cakes as well as seed saving and sharing, documentation and planning a dyers garden for planting Zones 1-8 for perennials and Zones 9-13 for annuals.


Drawing with Linear Perspective

Tuesday, 5/17/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, May 17-June 7
Instructor: Todd Carignan
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
Discover how using perspective can take your artwork to the next level.



Drawing Pets: Real or Imagined

Tuesday, 5/17/2022
4:30PM-6:00PM  
Tuesdays, May 10- 31
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM Member: $85.50: Non-Member: $95
Bring in a photo of your pet whether it be a goldfish, iguana, or some exotic animal. Of course dogs and cats are welcome! If you don't have a pet but want one, if you draw it maybe your wish will come true. You will learn to put the eyes in the correct place, the correct way to determine the length of the body, and overall proportions. It will then be colored with pencils and you will learn blending, shading, and layering to bring your pet to life


Sculptural and Functional Pottery

Wednesday, 5/18/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 4 – June 1
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $189; Non-members $210
The focus of this class will be on handbuilding techniques, including pinch, coil, and slab building. An emphasis on design elements will be developed through each project so that students explore shape, form and volume.



Intuitive Painting II

Wednesday, 5/18/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 11-June 1
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
CAM members: $117; Non members: $130
Absolutely no painting experience is necessary. This will be a continuation of Intuitive Painting I but new students are welcome to join in.
We will again be starting class with mediations or readings to calm our minds and let our subconscious take over. Calming music may be played at the beginning of class. Then the class will be silent. Paints and brushes will be in the center of the room and each student will choose the color and the brush they would like to begin with. No paints will leave the table in cups. The student will go back and forth and let their intuition choose the color and brush to be used each time. No preconceived ideas. No attachment, no judgment, play, and inner visions are an integral part of this creative process. $10/supply fee


New Member Coffee

Wednesday, 5/18/2022
10:30AM-11:30AM  
New CAM Members are invited to a Member Coffee to meet Deputy Director Heather Wilson and learn a little about CAM’s history.
Tour of the galleries following the coffee is optional

Register here

Public Tour

Wednesday, 5/18/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  


The Natural Way to Draw - Bring On The Color!

Wednesday, 5/18/2022
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Wednesdays, May 4-May 25
Instructor: Donna Moore
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
Add dynamic intensity to figure drawings with the impact of color. Emphasis on value study and structural color fields – not realistic rendering. Repeat and new students encouraged.



PM Life Drawing

Wednesday, 5/18/2022
6:30PM-9:00PM  
Facilitator: September Krueger
Adult: All Levels
CAM Members: $90 punch card / $20 drop-in
Non-Members: $115 punch card / $25 drop-in
Work with professional nude models, following a self-guided format studying the human form - in your medium of choice. A basic understanding of technique and tools is suggested. Purchase punch cards online to be used in morning or evening sessions. Cards expire at the end of the Summer 2022 session.

Urban Sketching

Thursday, 5/19/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Thursdays, May 12- June 2
Instructor: Todd Carignan
CAM members: $171; Non-members $190
This class is about drawing on location on streets, in restaurants, at the park, etc. It is about carrying a sketchbook and recording life around you.


Copper repousse

Thursday, 5/19/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Thursdays, May 12-June 2
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $117; Non-members: $130
In this four-week course you will learn the basic concepts for working with copper in two- and three-dimensional forms. Through each piece you will learn copper forming, annealing, etching and patinas.


Printmaking Studies: Drypoint

Thursday, 5/19/2022
12:30PM-3:30PM  
Thursdays, May 19 - June 2
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
CAM members: $130.50; Non members: $145
Learn the intaglio printmaking process of drypoint in this three day workshop. Developed in the late 15th century, drypoint is a technique in which drawing is scratched directly into a printing plate by using a pointed tool. Students will learn the basics of plate making, inking and printing using an etching press.


Live Music at CAM Café: Raphael Namé

Thursday, 5/19/2022
6:00PM-8:00PM  


Exhibitions After Dark: Jules Miller

Thursday, 5/19/2022
6:30PM-9:00PM  
Exhibitions After Dark: Write to Imagine with Jules Miller
Join writer Jules Miller in Flying School for writing exercises that explore and inspire. No experience required.
Free with admission

All Levels Flow Yoga with Kim Gargiulo

Friday, 5/20/2022
8:30AM-9:30AM  
Fridays, 8:30AM - 9:30AM in the galleries.
Suggested donation: $10

Kim Gargiulo, RYT, has been teaching yoga classes for over 12 years. She enjoys teaching and practicing vinyasa yoga where each pose organically flows into the next, incorporating breath with movement. The overarching goal of yoga, to Kim, is to unite the body, mind and spirit.

Sun & Shade: En Plein Air

Friday, 5/20/2022
9:00AM-4:00PM  
Friday and Saturday May 20 - 21
Instructor: Kirah Van Sickle
CAM Member: $189; Non-Member: $210
This two-day intensive explores painting alla prima en plein air. All levels and painting mediums welcome. Plein air offers opportunity to focus on quickly capturing value patterns, dynamic compositions and working with a limited palette. Friday we meet at CAM for an introduction and instructor demos. We will then use the museum grounds for inspiration. Saturday we will meet at a local site for more time building confidence

Introduction to Ikebana

Friday, 5/20/2022
1:00PM-3:00PM  
Fridays, May 6-27
Instructor: Karen Chevrotee
CAM members: $117; Non-members: $130
IKEBANA, the Art of Japanese Flower Arranging. Originally used in Temples, simple, elegant, at once meditative. Following prescribed rules to create Beauty for your home or office with natural flowers, leaves and branches.



Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 5/20/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission