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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

Sun & Shade: En Plein Air

Saturday, 5/21/2022
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

Tile Making

Saturday, 5/21/2022
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.


Ink Making Workshop

Saturday, 5/21/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Saturday & Sunday, May 21-22
Instructor: Catherine Cross
CAM members: $171; Non members: $190
Travel back in time to the 15th century when parchment paper was made from sheep skin and all inks, pens and paints were handmade. Expect to learn ink making skills for permanent and water soluble inks, how to use a mulling slab and muller, how to create lake pigments from natural dyes, work with tannins, iron and oxides, as well as an overview and opportunity to use different types of dip pens and papers to test your inks.


Live Music at CAM Café: Michaela Haley

Saturday, 5/21/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  


Ink Making Workshop

Sunday, 5/22/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Saturday & Sunday, May 21-22
Instructor: Catherine Cross
CAM members: $171; Non members: $190
Travel back in time to the 15th century when parchment paper was made from sheep skin and all inks, pens and paints were handmade. Expect to learn ink making skills for permanent and water soluble inks, how to use a mulling slab and muller, how to create lake pigments from natural dyes, work with tannins, iron and oxides, as well as an overview and opportunity to use different types of dip pens and papers to test your inks.


AM Life Drawing

Monday, 5/23/2022
9:30AM-12:00PM  
Facilitator: Donna Moore
Adults: 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. Single, drop-in tuition can be purchased online or paid upon arrival.

Drawing with Linear Perspective

Tuesday, 5/24/2022
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.



Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Tuesday, 5/24/2022
9:00AM-10:00AM  
$5 suggested donation

Drawing Pets: Real or Imagined

Tuesday, 5/24/2022
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, 5/25/2022
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, 5/25/2022
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, 5/25/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  


The Natural Way to Draw - Bring On The Color!

Wednesday, 5/25/2022
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, 5/25/2022
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, 5/26/2022
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, 5/26/2022
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.


Art Explorers – The Art Lesson

Thursday, 5/26/2022
10:00AM-11:00AM  
We will read ‘The Art Lesson’ by Tomie dePaolo and look at the hundred of works of art on display in our State of the Art exhibition. We will talk about all the different ways you can make art, then create our own mini-masterpiece using drawing and craft materials.
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


Printmaking Studies: Drypoint

Thursday, 5/26/2022
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: Ken Schnedetz

Thursday, 5/26/2022
6:00PM-8:00PM  


All Levels Flow Yoga with Kim Gargiulo

Friday, 5/27/2022
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.

Introduction to Ikebana

Friday, 5/27/2022
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, 5/27/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission

Screen-Printing Made Easy

Saturday, 5/28/2022
10:00AM-2:00PM  
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM Member: $81; Non-Member: $90
Participants will learn the exciting thousand year old art the silkscreen . Experience transferring your art into a silk screen you can use for printing shirts, posters, cards, or pottery decals.


Plaster Cast Botanicals

Saturday, 5/28/2022
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Instructor: Shannon Gehen
CAM Member: $54; Non-Member: $60
Press botanicals in clay then cast in plaster, poured in a repurposed frame


Live Music at CAM Café: Roger Davis

Saturday, 5/28/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  


Drawing with Linear Perspective

Tuesday, 5/31/2022
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.



Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Tuesday, 5/31/2022
9:00AM-10:00AM  
$5 suggested donation

Drawing Pets: Real or Imagined

Tuesday, 5/31/2022
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, 6/1/2022
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, 6/1/2022
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


Volunteer Appreciation Event/Luncheon

Wednesday, 6/1/2022
12:00PM-2:00PM  
CAM honors our much-loved regular serving volunteer force (Visitor Services, Docents, Shop, Help Desk, Public Programs, Museum School and more) with a luncheon and program. CAM’s Volunteers are ROCK solid!

Public Tour

Wednesday, 6/1/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  


PM Life Drawing

Wednesday, 6/1/2022
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, 6/2/2022
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, 6/2/2022
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.


Closing the Gap with Arts Integration

Thursday, 6/2/2022
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Closing the Gap with Arts Integration: Professional Development Workshop for Educators and Parents of Students in Grades K-8
Deepen your understanding of CAM’s USCT public sculpture Boundless through the lens of history, poetry, and movement. Learn what arts integration is and how you can employ it in your classroom.
These workshops are designed to teach educators how to use the arts to teach core curriculum and help close the achievement gap
through active learning strategies that engage all learners. These workshops are offered free to all educators in Bladen, Brunswick, Columbus, Duplin,
New Hanover, Onslow, Pender, and Sampson countries. Participating educators will receive a certificate of completion to submit to their respective counties for CEU credit consideration.


Printmaking Studies: Drypoint

Thursday, 6/2/2022
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: Ron & Luis

Thursday, 6/2/2022
6:00PM-8:00PM  


All Levels Flow Yoga with Kim Gargiulo

Friday, 6/3/2022
8:30AM-9:30AM  
$10 suggested donation

Drawing in the Gallery

Friday, 6/3/2022
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 3: “20 Years”: Discover the colors and textures represented in the diverse materials arrayed across the exhibition.


‘Resilience’ Community Screening, Gallery Talk

Friday, 6/3/2022
12:00PM-1:30PM  
12pm – 1pm screening, 1pm to 1:30pm Gallery Tour
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.


Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 6/3/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission

Camera in Your Pocket

Friday, 6/3/2022
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Instructor: Alan Cradick
CAM Member: $54 ; Non-Member: $60
Stop thinking of your iOS or Android device as a phone with a camera in it. It is a camera with a phone in it. Learn the capabilities of your smart phone or tablet's native camera system and start taking photographs that will liven up your social media.



Watercolor Portraits

Saturday, 6/4/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Saturday- Sunday, June 4-5
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
CAM members: $171; Non members: $190
This is a 2 day watercolor intense portrait workshop. A different portrait is done each day. Watercolor paper and paints will be given at the begging of the first day of class. Participants need to bring their existing palette and other painting supplies like brushes, water container see supply list. Class will do a step by step process following instructors direction.


Kids @ CAM – Faith Ringgold Quilts

Saturday, 6/4/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Celebrate Faith Ringgold’s classic ‘Tar Beach’! View her story quilt in person. Inspired by her words and images, we will create our own story quilts using fabric and markers. Unleash your imagination in new ways and tell your own summertime story!
10am to 12pm
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


Mud to Music

Saturday, 6/4/2022
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Saturday, June 4-5
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $81; Non members: $90
Design and make your own ceramic instruments You could make your own: drum, flute, maracas, guiro or udu out of clay. Have fun and make some noise! No experience required.


Live Music at CAM Café: Bill Alston

Saturday, 6/4/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  


Watercolor Portraits

Sunday, 6/5/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Saturday- Sunday, June 4-5
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
CAM members: $171; Non members: $190
This is a 2 day watercolor intense portrait workshop. A different portrait is done each day. Watercolor paper and paints will be given at the begging of the first day of class. Participants need to bring their existing palette and other painting supplies like brushes, water container see supply list. Class will do a step by step process following instructors direction.


Mud to Music

Sunday, 6/5/2022
11:00AM-2:00PM  
Saturday, June 4-5
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM members: $81; Non members: $90
Design and make your own ceramic instruments You could make your own: drum, flute, maracas, guiro or udu out of clay. Have fun and make some noise! No experience required.


AM Life Drawing

Monday, 6/6/2022
9:30AM-12:00PM  
Facilitator: Donna Moore
Adults: 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. Single, drop-in tuition can be purchased online or paid upon arrival.