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ART BUZZ: Mimosas Aren't Just for Drinking

Saturday, 5/8/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
CAM member: $38; Non-member: $48
Instructor: Amy Gibson
In-Person class
Register now for Art Buzz, a fun art class that combines art-making, socializing, and eating and drinking. Each class comes with a complimentary beverage* and the option to order from our studio menu for lunch or dinner!
You can paint them too! Enjoy a relaxing 2-hour painting class while you sip on a delicious beverage. Grab a drink from the CAM Cafe and join Amy Gibson in the Pancoe! She will show you how to paint a colorful mimosa using oil paint. You will go over color mixing, applying paint, and how to achieve realistic looking glass. Photo to work from is provided.


Live@CAM: Bill Alston

Saturday, 5/8/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
Bill moved to Wilmington in 2018 from New York. He has performed with Big Bands as well as an acoustic jazz trio in restaurants and at weddings. Bill currently performs solo guitar at local Wilmington venues covering jazz classics as well as popular music. Make a reservation at CAM Cafe to hear Bill by calling 910-777-2363

Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra Second Sunday

Sunday, 5/9/2021
2:00PM-3:00PM  
This Sunday will feature a youth jazz quartet playing a concert of familiar jazz standards.

IN PERSON - Beginning Drawing

Tuesday, 5/11/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Todd Carignan

May 4th - May 25th
Learn the basics to create beautiful charcoal drawings. Discover where to start, how to measure and create textures, and why lighting is so important.


IN PERSON - Fantasy

Tuesday, 5/11/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
CAM member: $36; Non-member: $45
Instructor: Carolyn Faulkner
May 4th and May 11th
Youth Studio: A pencil drawing will be created using images of trees or tree sections with branches and or leaves merging to become other things. Examples...branches become a person lounging in a tree, leaves become butterflies. Use your imagination!!!


IN PERSON - Intro to the Clay Studio

Tuesday, 5/11/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Renato Abbate
May 4th - June 8th
Get your hands in clay and develop the skills it takes to hand build decorative and functional vessels and objects. Gain confidence in experimentation and move to the wheel when ready!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 5/12/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

Public Tour

Wednesday, 5/12/2021
1:30PM-2:30PM  
Public Tour of the CAM galleries
Free with admission

IN PERSON - Kids Metal

Wednesday, 5/12/2021
4:30PM-6:30PM  
Wednesdays, April 7-May 12
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Afterschool introduction to working with metal. Try a variety of techniques and tools, including wire mobiles, relief copper, steel figures and blacksmithing.


Art Explorers on Facebook Live

Thursday, 5/13/2021
10:00AM-10:30AM  
Join us from the comfort of your own home! Go to Cameron Art Museum's Facebook page at 10am to view.
Inspired by the Cameron Art Museum's current exhibitions, ‘Safe Places: Robert Johnson’ and ‘Elizabeth Bradford: A House of One Room’, we will read a book and create a craft using simple materials. Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us.


Live@CAM: Emily Burdette

Thursday, 5/13/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Join us for brunch at CAM Café with live music by singer/ songwriter Emily Burdette. Emily Burdette grew up in the small town of St. Albans, West Virginia. Her style emulates her influences including Jewel, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles, and Sheryl Crow. She has a singer/songwriter style that invokes sounds of both pop and folk music.

VIRTUAL - To Trick the Eye

Thursday, 5/13/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
CAM member: $128; Non-member: $160
Instructor: Amy Gibson

May 13th - June 3rd
Trompe l'oeil - to trick the eye. Join Me in Creating Illusions with Oil Paint! This is a 4 week zoom class where I take you through all of the techniques, tips and tricks involved in creating a Trompe l'oeil still life oil painting that looks like it is coming off of the canvas.


IN PERSON - Watercolor as you like it. Have fun!

Thursday, 5/13/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
May 6th - May 27th
Each class will start with a small demonstration covering design, color and values. A different technique or subject will be covered every week. The rest of the class will be devoted to individual instructions.


IN PERSON - Potters Wheel 101

Thursday, 5/13/2021
4:00PM-6:00PM  
Thursdays, April 15-May 20
Youth: High School
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Wheel focused class. You know the basics but you want to push to the next level, this class is for you . With hands on the wheel, this class will get you over the technical hurdles.


IN PERSON - Family Saturday

Saturday, 5/15/2021
10:00AM-11:00AM  
IN PERSON Family Saturdays with Music Bird Studios
Join Music Bird Studios for a lively, outdoor interactive family hour! Learn about our current nature-themed exhibitions though music, movement and art. Celebrate creativity in brand new ways. Our focus will be water! Experiment with the sound of water in various metal bowls, and go on a musical boat trip down a peaceful river
You can join us in person for this outdoor, socially distanced event. We will have precautions in place for safe, fun filled participation.
Learn more about our current exhibitions, including 'Safe Places: Robert Johnson' here: https://cameronartmuseum.org/index.php?c=current&s=index
Please email georgia@cameronartmuseum.org with any questions.


IN PERSON - Night Photography

Saturday, 5/15/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
CAM member: $48; Non-member: $60
Instructor: Alan Cradick

May 15th and 16th (online on Sunday)
With long exposures and using available light, you photo making does not need to end with the daylight. We will meet downtown and spend the evening utilizing longer and longer exposures as the sun sets.


Live@CAM: Perry Smith

Saturday, 5/15/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
Enjoy music by Perry Smith (www.perrysguitar.com) while you dine at CAM Cafe for Saturday brunch! Call 910.777.2363 for reservations.
Perry is a multi-instrumentalist specializing in guitar, hand percussion, oud, mandolin, Native American flute, key boards and vocals. Perry accompanies dance classes at UNCW, facilitates drumming programs for special populations, and teaches lessons from his studio at the Art Works. He also plays regularly with Cosmic Groove Lizards, Axiom, Zion, Sea Pans and Narayani.


Gallery Talk with Amy Grant

Saturday, 5/15/2021
1:00PM-2:00PM  
Join Wilmington gallerist Amy Grant for a tour of the Elizabeth Bradford exhibition. Amy is a classically-trained, visual artist and the owner of Art in Bloom Gallery. She is an active member of the Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County; a board member of DREAMS Center for Arts Education; and a board member of the Historic Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts. Prior to moving to Wilmington, NC, she worked as a scientist in the Philadelphia area and traveled internationally and nationally taking the opportunity to explore art. She enjoys promoting local art via her gallery, visiting museums, artists' studios and local galleries wherever she travels, and appreciates the originality of the art and artists in Wilmington, NC.

Quiet Dreams: The Landscapes of Odilon Redon

Sunday, 5/16/2021
2:30AM-4:00PM  
CAM member: $12; Non-member: $15
Instructor: Luc Travers

Virtual class
Odilon Redon (1840 - 1916, France) sought meaning and melancholy in his own imaginative landscapes. These scenes borrowed from mythology, religion, and his visions manifested themselves in distinctively quiet dreamscapes. We'll explore how he takes a genre that usually asks you to look out at the world, and, instead, uses it to capture his own, quiet imagination.


IN PERSON - Night Photography

Sunday, 5/16/2021
12:00PM-2:00PM  
CAM member: $48; Non-member: $60
Instructor: Alan Cradick

May 15th and 16th (online on Sunday)
With long exposures and using available light, you photo making does not need to end with the daylight. We will meet downtown and spend the evening utilizing longer and longer exposures as the sun sets.


Opera Wilmington’s Great American Songbook

Sunday, 5/16/2021
3:00PM-4:00PM  
CAM member: $22; Non-member: $30
Opera Wilmington is delighted to present our Great American Songbook concert, co-sponsored by the Cameron Art Museum. Featuring timeless American standards by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Jerome Kern, performed by Opera Wilmington favorites Shannon Kessler Dooley, Constance Paolantonio, Tori Thomas, John Dooley and Carl Samet, accompanied by Elizabeth Loparits. Arrive early to enjoy a beverage, meet the performers, and celebrate hearing live music again in the beautiful outdoor courtyard at CAM. Hosted by WHQR's George Scheibner.


Opera Wilmington, Second Concert

Sunday, 5/16/2021
5:00PM-6:00PM  
CAM Members: $22; Non-Members: $30
Opera Wilmington is delighted to present our Great American Songbook concert, co-sponsored by the Cameron Art Museum. Featuring timeless American standards by Irving Berlin, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Jerome Kern, performed by Opera Wilmington favorites Shannon Kessler Dooley, Constance Paolantonio, Tori Thomas, John Dooley and Carl Samet, accompanied by Elizabeth Loparits. Arrive early to enjoy a beverage, meet the performers, and celebrate hearing live music again in the beautiful outdoor courtyard at CAM. Hosted by WHQR's George Scheibner.

IN PERSON - Beginning Drawing

Tuesday, 5/18/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Todd Carignan

May 4th - May 25th
Learn the basics to create beautiful charcoal drawings. Discover where to start, how to measure and create textures, and why lighting is so important.


IN PERSON - Intro to the Clay Studio

Tuesday, 5/18/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Renato Abbate
May 4th - June 8th
Get your hands in clay and develop the skills it takes to hand build decorative and functional vessels and objects. Gain confidence in experimentation and move to the wheel when ready!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 5/19/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

Public Tour

Wednesday, 5/19/2021
1:30PM-2:30PM  
Public Tour of the CAM galleries
Free with admission

VIRTUAL - To Trick the Eye

Thursday, 5/20/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
CAM member: $128; Non-member: $160
Instructor: Amy Gibson

May 13th - June 3rd
Trompe l'oeil - to trick the eye. Join Me in Creating Illusions with Oil Paint! This is a 4 week zoom class where I take you through all of the techniques, tips and tricks involved in creating a Trompe l'oeil still life oil painting that looks like it is coming off of the canvas.


VIRTUAL - The Colors of Spring in Pastel

Thursday, 5/20/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Instructor: Jeri Greenberg
CAM member: $92; Non-member: $115

May 19th and 20th
Come paint still lives, skies, and all the colors of spring virtually! Bring your pastels and your imagination as we explore new color combos and welcome warm weather.


Art Explorers on Facebook Live

Thursday, 5/20/2021
10:00AM-10:30AM  
Inspired by the Cameron Art Museum's current exhibitions, ‘Safe Places: Robert Johnson’ and ‘Elizabeth Bradford: A House of One Room’, we will have story time in the galleries, followed by and art activity that connects to the book and the artwork. Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join, learn and create art with us.
Cameron Art Museum on Facebook

IN PERSON - Watercolor as you like it. Have fun!

Thursday, 5/20/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
May 6th - May 27th
Each class will start with a small demonstration covering design, color and values. A different technique or subject will be covered every week. The rest of the class will be devoted to individual instructions.


IN PERSON - Potters Wheel 101

Thursday, 5/20/2021
4:00PM-6:00PM  
Thursdays, April 15-May 20
Youth: High School
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Wheel focused class. You know the basics but you want to push to the next level, this class is for you . With hands on the wheel, this class will get you over the technical hurdles.


Live@CAM: Jackie Evans

Thursday, 5/20/2021
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Jackie Evans is a singer, pianist, actor and vocal instructor from the Hudson Valley region of New York. She was most recently seen onboard Holland America Cruise Line's dueling pianos venue, "Billboard Onboard". Her style is a mix of soul/jazz/pop and is inspired by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Sara Bareilles, and Billy Joel.

Humble Jumble Art Sale at CAM

Saturday, 5/22/2021
10:00AM-5:00PM  
Mark your calendars now for the Humble Jumble Affordable Art Sale to be held Saturday, May 22 at Cameron Art Museum. Kickstart your art collection by purchasing works by artists including Claude Howell, Jack Berkman, Tom Graffagnino, Walter Frost, Betty Brown, Ann Carter Pollard, Elsie Boyce, Frederic Remington, Edwin Voorhees, Topher Alexander, and Clyde Jones. Browse work by local artists Renato Abbate, Fritzi Huber, Donna Robertson, Curtis Krueger, Joanne Geisel, Donna King, Mitzi Ito, and more!

This art sale is free and open to the public and will be held inside the museum. Masks and social distancing required.


IN PERSON - Tea for Two

Saturday, 5/22/2021
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM member: $88; Non-member: $110

May 22nd and 23rd
Teapots for two! Learn to make a teapot together with your child. Design and decorate pair of teapots or a chess set using hand-building techniques. This family class is for all ages... we're never too old to learn something new.



Live@CAM: Ron and Luis

Saturday, 5/22/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
Join Ron and Luis in the CAM Café for live music at brunch.
Ron and Luis have been playing Wilmington & surrounding area establishments for over 4 years with quality music, fun times and smiling faces. Creative classic covers, swing, Latin standards and folk n' roll will have you toe tapping to Ron & Luis' fun music. Ron is from Wilmington and Luis is from San Paulo and their blend of many genres of music will take you around the musical worlds!


IN PERSON - Tea for Two

Sunday, 5/23/2021
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM member: $88; Non-member: $110

May 22nd and 23rd
Teapots for two! Learn to make a teapot together with your child. Design and decorate pair of teapots or a chess set using hand-building techniques. This family class is for all ages... we're never too old to learn something new.



IN PERSON - Beginning Drawing

Tuesday, 5/25/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Todd Carignan

May 4th - May 25th
Learn the basics to create beautiful charcoal drawings. Discover where to start, how to measure and create textures, and why lighting is so important.


IN PERSON - Intro to the Clay Studio

Tuesday, 5/25/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Renato Abbate
May 4th - June 8th
Get your hands in clay and develop the skills it takes to hand build decorative and functional vessels and objects. Gain confidence in experimentation and move to the wheel when ready!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 5/26/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

Public Tour

Wednesday, 5/26/2021
1:30PM-2:30PM  
Public Tour of the CAM galleries
Free with admission

VIRTUAL - To Trick the Eye

Thursday, 5/27/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
CAM member: $128; Non-member: $160
Instructor: Amy Gibson

May 13th - June 3rd
Trompe l'oeil - to trick the eye. Join Me in Creating Illusions with Oil Paint! This is a 4 week zoom class where I take you through all of the techniques, tips and tricks involved in creating a Trompe l'oeil still life oil painting that looks like it is coming off of the canvas.


Art Explorers on Facebook Live

Thursday, 5/27/2021
10:00AM-10:30AM  
Inspired by the Cameron Art Museum's current exhibitions, ‘Safe Places: Robert Johnson’ and ‘Elizabeth Bradford: A House of One Room’, we will have story time in the galleries, followed by and art activity that connects to the book and the artwork. Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join, learn and create art with us.
Cameron Art Museum on Facebook

IN PERSON - Watercolor as you like it. Have fun!

Thursday, 5/27/2021
11:30AM-1:30PM  
CAM member: $152; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
May 6th - May 27th
Each class will start with a small demonstration covering design, color and values. A different technique or subject will be covered every week. The rest of the class will be devoted to individual instructions.


Live@CAM: Jay Killman

Thursday, 5/27/2021
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Join us at CAM Cafe for live music with Jay Killman. Jay has been a professional guitarist for eight years. Although his sound is now based in the jazz realm, he draws upon roots of blues, R&B, and folk.