Professional Development

Throughout the year, CAM provides professional development workshops and special educator nights at the museum to demonstrate how to use the museum to enhance the work being done in the classroom.

Educators Night

Happy Hour is on us! Spend a fun and relaxing evening at CAM with free admission during an exclusive event for educators. Explore the museum and new exhibitions with guided tours and enjoy complimentary light bites and drink, cash bar, special tapas menu, live music, and more! Educators Night will provide information and materials about tours, workshops, lesson plans, and other free resources for area educators. All educators and administrators (all ages, all disciplines) are welcome and encouraged to attend and explore fun ways to bring art into your classroom.
Our next Educators Night will take place on January 20th.

Teacher Professional Development Workshops

Kennedy Center Partners in Education with New Hanover County Schools and UNC Wilmington Office of the Arts brings CAM’s Closing the Gap Through Art Integration workshops. 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 and result in CEU’s for participating teachers.

Closing the Gap: Online & Evening Sessions

Research shows that there are seven different learning styles: visual-spatial, bodily-kinesthetic, auditory-musical, social-interpersonal, solitary-intrapersonal, verbal-linguistic, and logical-mathematical. Experience a self-paced introduction to the definition of arts integration with an introductory unit online. Then join us for one of our evening sessions for experiential collaborative learning experiences led by regional and national teaching artists. CEU credits offered with county approval for each session. Check our website for the updated schedule of teaching artists and meeting times.

Please reach out to us for more information by calling September Krueger at (910) 395-5999 or emailing or

We promote visual literacy by using Visual Thinking Strategies methodology, helping students develop the ability to look closely in making inferences about the meaning of works of art. Your students will build skills and connect with standards. CAM's Pre-K through 12 experiences support North Carolina's Standard Course of Study on one or more of the following core curricula: Arts Education, English Language Arts, Social Studies, Science, and Mathematics.