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Beginner Drawing

Thursday, 9/8/2022
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Instructor: Todd Carignan
CAM member: $232; Not-yet-member: $290
Start your artist journey with good drawing habits! Learn the fundamentals for drawing, such as where to begin, how to measure and how to decide how light or dark to make something.


Mary's Art Explorers

Thursday, 9/8/2022
10:00AM-11:00AM  
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: $3
Children 2 and under: free
Space is limited so preregister to guarantee your spot


Drawing in the Gallery

Thursday, 9/8/2022
11:00AM-12:30PM  
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
CAM member: $20; Not-yet-member: $25
Enjoy a morning drawing in the gallery. Improve your drawing skills and learn new techniques while enjoying the exhibits at CAM. Each session will focus on drawing two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork in the current exhibitions. Topics will include: understanding composition, size, proportion, and balance; how an artist creates depth on a two dimensional surface; exploring color with colored pencils; and more.


Fearless Watercolor

Thursday, 9/8/2022
1:00PM-4:00PM  
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
CAM member: $232; Not-yet-member: $290
Watercolor is known for being the most difficult medium to paint with. This class is designed to push through our fears and find joy in exploring the aspects of what this paint can do. Research how colors can flow together and mix on the paper, create soft edges or hard sharp edges. Let's let the pressure go and concentrate on finding joy in creating. No expectations or pressure. Each class will begin with a demo.


Live Music at CAM Café: Ron + Luis

Thursday, 9/8/2022
6:00PM-8:00PM  


Social Pottery

Thursday, 9/8/2022
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Instructor: Renato Abbate
CAM member: $228; Not-yet-member: $285
Come and enjoy and experiment with pottery at our studio with Renato. We will cover hand building, throwing, extruding, decals, and glazing. Get into the studio and have fun with other people that love art.
Renato Abbate was born in Italy and transplanted yearly till 1999. He currently lives in Wilmington and loves the port city. He is continuously looking for ways to push his work further using mixed media and clay. He is always striving to create the perfect mug, using innovation as his inspiration.
Additional Open Studio hours are available to students. Hours will be published with the Museum School staff schedule.


A History of Wilmington and Lower CF

Thursday, 9/8/2022
6:30PM-8:00PM  
Instructor: Dr. Chris Fonvielle
CAM member: $72; Not-yet-member: $90
Join Dr. Chris E. Fonvielle Jr., Professor Emeritus in the Dept. of History, UNC Wilmington and author, for a four part conversation on the history of Wilmington and the Lower Cape Fear. Dr. Fonvielle will lead discussions on the region's lay of the land, its earliest inhabitants, the arrival of Europeans and Africans, settlement, development, growth, wars, epidemics, riots, rebirth, renewal, and much more. Explore the history of our city whether you have always called Wilmington home or if you are settling into new surroundings. "A splendid time is guaranteed for all!"


Knitting Your Way - Yes You Can!

Friday, 9/9/2022
11:00AM-1:00PM  
Instructor: Susan Borovsky
CAM member: $116; Not-yet-member: $145
Knitting is a life long skill. We will take each student from where you are (whether neophyte or expert) to where you want to be.
Students can choose a personal goal or project for guidance throughout the class. This is a wonderful class whether you are a beginning knitter and want to try our relaxing skill, or you are looking to advance your current skill set to tackle blankets, scarves, garments etc., or if you need help making knowledgeable knitting decisions. Whatever your particular need, this is the place for you. From basic beginners to lace knitting, from reading patterns to creating your own style, what you want and need you'll get.


Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 9/9/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission


SOTA GalleryTalk

Saturday, 9/10/2022
10:00AM-7:55AM  
Volunteers
Museum admission + surcharge


Natural Way To Draw - Intro Workshop

Saturday, 9/10/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Instructor: Donna Moore
CAM member: $100; Not-yet-member: $125
Through gesture and observation of live models, practice capturing form and character of a subject by activating your personal visual sense. One day workshop is introduction to upcoming 6-week class based on Kimon Nicolaides classic method - The Natural Way to Draw. Encourages quick, expressive renderings. (return and new students encouraged!)


Live Music at CAM Café: Raphael Namé

Saturday, 9/10/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  


AM Life Drawing Studio

Monday, 9/12/2022
9:30AM-12:00PM  
Facilitator: Donna Moore 
CAM member:  $20; Not-yet-member:  $25 
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.  Purchase punch cards through the Museum School office to be used in morning or evening classes during the Fall session.  Single, drop-in tuition can be reserved online or paid upon arrival.  Ongoing weekly.  

Connections Monday

Monday, 9/12/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Free admission with pre-registration
Enjoy a morning of music in the galleries, adapted exhibition exploration, as well as optional hands on activities and the choice to bring a boxed lunch to enjoy in our café or courtyard area. Geared towards individuals in the earlier stages of Alzheimer's and dementia, this program is offered on Mondays when we are otherwise closed to the public to ensure a quiet and calm environment. Groups or individuals with their loved ones are welcome. Email education @cameronartmuseum.org for more information and to register.


New Member Coffee

Wednesday, 9/14/2022
10:00AM-11:00AM  
New CAM Members are invited to a Member Coffee to meet Executive Director Anne Brennan or Deputy Director Heather Wilson and learn a little about CAM’s history. It’s an introduction to CAM’s exhibitions, programs, classes and volunteer opportunities. Free; registration required.
Tour of the galleries following the coffee is optional.


Drawing Inspired by Nature: Fall Foliage

Wednesday, 9/14/2022
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt 
CAM member: $172; Not-yet-member: $215 
Use nature as inspiration to create beautiful drawings! Improve your drawing ability through close observation of nature, capturing the unique shapes and colors of Fall plants and blooms. Learn different techniques to enhance your drawings and add color. Class time will be spent outside, drawing and gathering, then returning to the studio to refine drawings. Focus will be given to composition and developing new ways to capture your subject. Experimentation is encouraged. Students are welcome to bring in clippings from their own garden or yard. Some previous drawing experience suggested but not required. 

Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/14/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  
Free with admission

Natural Way to Draw

Wednesday, 9/14/2022
2:00PM-5:00PM  
Instructor: Donna Moore 
CAM member: $232; Not-yet-member: $290 
Bring expressive energy to your Life Drawing Studio practice! Capture form and character of live models through gesture, contour, modelled drawing, and mark-making exercises. Based on the classic method of study by Kimon Nicolaides, "The way to learn to draw is by drawing". (returning and new students encouraged!) 

Pottery Date Night

Wednesday, 9/14/2022
7:00PM-9:00PM  
Instructor: Renato Abbate 
CAM member: $60; Non-member: $75 
Two-hour crash course on the potter’s wheel. Have a date night you will never forget. We will provide everything necessary. Everyone will have one fired and glazed piece. Bring your lover, partner or friend and get down and dirty on the wheel. 

The Garden in Fall Day 1

Thursday, 9/15/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Instructor: Alan Cradick  
CAM member: $52; Not-yet-member: $65 
September 15, 10am-12pm, & Friday September 16, 1pm-3pm
The New Hanover County Extension Service Arboretum is a hidden gem along Oleander Drive. Maintained by staff and volunteer Master Gardeners, this wonderful garden is always in season. No matter the time of year, there is always something to see ... and photograph. This is a two day workshop open to all skill levels using any digital device. We meet at the Arboretum, 6206 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, on Thursday morning from 10 am till noon. On Friday afternoon, 1 pm to 3 pm, we meet at Cameron Art Museum to share our images in a group critique. 

Educators Night

Thursday, 9/15/2022
4:00PM-7:00PM  
Spend a fun and relaxing evening at CAM with free admission during an exclusive event for educators and view our new exhibitions. Docents in the galleries will answer your questions and provide information about the exhibitions. Our Educators Night will provide information and materials about tours, workshops, and other free resources for area educators. All educators and administrators - from Pre-K to College - welcome and encouraged to attend and explore fun ways to bring art into your classroom and spark creativity in your students.

Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 9/16/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission

The Garden in Fall Day 2

Friday, 9/16/2022
1:00PM-3:00PM  


Four Creative Collage Projects

Friday, 9/16/2022
2:00PM-4:00PM  
Instructor: Lois DeWitt 
CAM member: $116; Not-yet-member: $145 
We live in a world of quickly changing ideas and digital images where collage (once radical and rebellious) is now considered to be a traditional art form. This course explores the development of collage through learning its history and by practicing its skills we can enrich our understanding of this amazing art form. In this class you can collage into your old paintings and drawings, use typography and text for pattern and design, or work with multiple papers for pattern and texture. Tackle a different technique and material each week. Gather your materials and let's go! 

Museum School with Stephen Hayes

Saturday, 9/17/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Master Class with Stephen Hayes
CAM member: $144; Not-yet-member: $180 
Explore the creative process of sculpture with artist Stephen Hayes. Stephen makes art-woodcuts, sculptures, installations small and large - from found materials that draw on social and economic themes ingrained in the history of America and African-Americans. His approach is simple: "If I can't find it, I'll make it. If I can't make it, I'll find it." Discuss process, techniques, materials and inspiration while creating from your found resources.

Live Music at CAM Café: Josh Youse

Saturday, 9/17/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  


Volunteer Open House

Tuesday, 9/20/2022
2:00PM-7:55AM  
Opportunities for volunteers – ongoing and event-based - are presented with small bites with (wine), iced tea and water. Members of CAM Staff may attend to discuss needs for their departments.



Landscape Photography

Wednesday, 9/21/2022
9:00AM-11:00AM  
Instructor: Alan Cradick 
CAM member: $144; Not-yet-member: $180 
Landscape Photography is a wide-ranging topic. It can be as simple as documenting the flowers in your backyard or as grand as the million acres of a western National Park. While we don't have any sweeping vistas to compare with the iconic west, we do have many beautiful natural areas in and around Wilmington. In this six-day session, we will explore the Ft. Fisher Hermit Boardwalk, the riverscape of Carolina Beach State Park and much more. On week six, we will meet at Cameron Art Museum to share our work in a group critique. We will explore the use of wide and telephoto lenses as well as using our nifty fifty to create the perfect panoramic. This session is open to all skill levels and any digital device, so grab your DSLR, smart phone or tablet and sign up.

Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/21/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  
Free with Admission

Mary's Art Explorers

Thursday, 9/22/2022
10:00AM-11:00AM  
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: $3
Children 2 and under: free
Space is limited so preregister to guarantee your spot


The Art of Pressed Botanicals

Thursday, 9/22/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Instructor: Catherine Cross Tsintzos 
CAM member: $100; Not-yet-member: $125 
Learn a range of insider tips for a plethora of techniques for pressing flowers and other botanicals successfully. 

Enjoy a history of floral preservation and presentations, supply orientation, build your own 12" X 12" flower press, learn to create a variety of compositions, ways to use pressed botanical arrangements, storage tips, incorporating other mediums all while learning some botanical names and history of some of our native North Carolina plants along with an array of blooms and greenery. 

Coffee with the Shop Artists

Thursday, 9/22/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  
Meet one or more Museum Shop Artists and learn more about them and their work. Coffee and nibbles make the conversation even better.

Live Music at CAM Café: Champ Saint Ahmand

Thursday, 9/22/2022
6:00PM-8:00PM  


Boundless Public Tour

Friday, 9/23/2022
1:00PM-1:30PM  
Free with admission

Batik Scarf Day 1

Saturday, 9/24/2022
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Instructor: Judith Chandler 
CAM member: $128; Not-yet-member: $160 
Saturday, September 24, 10am-2pm & Sunday, September 25, 12pm-4pm
Participants will design a silk scarf. Using traditional tjantings and paint brushes, a hot wax resist will be applied to the fabric to protect white areas and subsequent colors. Silk paint/dyes will be applied according to the design. When complete, wax is removed through ironing multiple times. 

ASL Tour: CAM Exhibitions

Saturday, 9/24/2022
11:00AM-12:00PM  
Free with Gallery Admission

Live Music at CAM Café: Perry Smith

Saturday, 9/24/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  


Batik Scarf Day 2

Sunday, 9/25/2022
12:00PM-4:00PM  


Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/28/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  
Free with admission