Kids State of the Art
August 20 - September 25
No Entry Fee

Take part in the Cameron Art Museum’s first ever Kids State of the Art exhibition.
Young North Carolina artists, ages 5 to 17, can submit one work of art to be included.

Drop Off Day - Two Locations
Saturday August 6

We ask that all artwork be dropped off at the Cameron Art Museum on Saturday, August 6th anytime between 10AM and 5PM.*

We will also have a satellite drop off location at Dreams Center for Art Education on Saturday, August 6th anytime between 10AM and 2PM.*

While the young artists are welcome to join their parent or guardian to deliver their work, they are not required to. Any adult who is dropping off more than one work of art will be asked to fill out a registration form for each work of art. This downloadable form can be filled out before you arrive to deliver the art work, or you can fill it out at your drop off location in the areas provided.

*Please do not drop off artwork before or after these established times. We will not be able guarantee that works dropped off at other times will be included in the exhibition. You may send your child’s artwork with another adult that you authorize to assume responsibility of your child’s work.

The Rules:

  • One work of art per young artist.

  • Flat or 2D work should be no more than 2 ft X 3ft.

  • 3D work should be no more than 3ft X 3ft X 3ft.

  • We ask that no work weigh more than 25 pounds.

  • We ask that each work of art be "display ready" to the best of your ability. For example, framed, created on a gallery wrapped canvas, mounted on a sturdy base, etc.

  • Click HERE to Download the Kids State of the Art Registration Form

    Kids State of the Art
    Exhibition Opening & Free Community Day
    Saturday, August 20, 10 AM-5 PM at the Cameron Art Museum

    Celebrate the opening of our first ever exhibition of all young artists! Free access to all of CAM’s exhibitions all day, as well as a variety of family friendly activities and performances throughout the day. Participating young artists will have the option of wearing a ribbon so that they can be acknowledged as artists.

    Kids State of the Art exhibition will be open from Saturday, August 20th through Sunday, September 25th during regular CAM business hours.

    Artwork Pickup

    All artwork will need to be picked up between Thursday, September 29th and Sunday, October 2nd at the Cameron Art Museum during regular business hours.

    If you have any questions, please contact