Featured Programs and Events



Resilience Screening


Screening

Resilience Community Screening and Boundless Tour

Friday, July 1, 2022

12-1 PM Film Screening

1-1:30 PM Boundless 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 12-1 PM, followed by an optional brief discussion with other community members. Learn about the New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force.


After the screening at 1 PM, join our Cultural Curator Daniel Jones for a tour of Boundless 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.




Art Explorers Pigasso and Mootisse


Art Explorers

When Pigasso met Mootisee

Thursday, July 14, 2022, 10-11 AM

CAM Members: $3 per child; Non-Members: $6

Adults and children 2 and under: free


Learn about artists, animals and friendship when we read When Pigasso Met Mootisse. We will see modern art in our State of the Art exhibition, then create our own "modern art messes" using watered down paint.


Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us. Space is limited so preregister to guarantee your spot!




Illustrated Lecture with Brian Evans


Illustrated Lecture

History of Seagrove with Brian Evans

Thursday, July 21, 2022, 7 PM

Free with museum admission


Ceramist Brian Evans will discuss Seagrove, the jewel that we have in southeastern North Carolina for working potters. Evans will discuss the development of Seagrove and the lives of artists like Ben Owen, supported by the soil where they live and work.




Art Explorers with Airlie Gardens


Art Explorers

Airlie Gardens

Thursday, July 28, 2022, 10-11 AM

CAM Members: $3 per child; Non-Members: $6

Adults and children 2 and under: free


Join us at the Cameron Art Museum with special guests NHC Parks and Gardens educators! Enjoy science and art together – learn from our guest educators and create artwork inspired by their lessons.


Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us. Space is limited so preregister to guarantee your spot!




Book Buzz with Luc Travers


Book Buzz

Luc Travers and Stories in Paint: 50 Moving Artworks from American Museums

Saturday, July 30, 2022, 1-2:30 PM

CAM Members: $20; Non-Members: $25


Join Luc Travers for the release of his new book, Stories in Paint: 50 Moving Artworks from American Museums. In his book, Luc shares paintings with dramatic, poignant, and meaningful stories while demonstrating a powerful method to make the visual arts more interactive and engaging for everyone. During a thirty-minute slideshow presentation, Luc will share some of his favorite artworks from the book as well as some of the distinctive touches that make it innovative. Following the presentation there'll be time for questions, discussion, and book signing. Your registration includes a complimentary glass of wine, beer, or sparkling water.


This book is for everyone, from art novices to life-long art lovers, from young families to retirees. This large coffee-table art book features 50 beautiful images, and more information about the book can be found at Luc's website: www.TouchingTheArt.com. Luc Travers is the author of Touching The Art: A guide to Enjoying Art at an Art Museum. He received his B.A. in Art History from the University of Memphis. Since 2005, he has taught and created curriculum in art appreciation and literature for students of all levels. Along with teaching in the classroom and online, Luc has shared his passion for art through tours at dozens of museums all over the country.




Speak Ya Peace


Speak Ya Peace

Commemoration of James Baldwin

Thursday, August 4, 2022, 6-9 PM

Donations appreciated


Through the platform of art we will speak to the works of this writer and activist who broke new grounds through his poetry and plays that framed the Black experience in America. Speak Ya Peace believes that the beauty of communication lies within the Arts. The mission of Speak Ya Peace North Carolina is to reach hearts, minds, and create effective dialogue within our community through Artful interpretation; one piece at a time.




Resilience Screening


Screening

Resilience Community Screening and Gallery Talk

Friday, August 5, 2022

12-1 PM Film Screening

1-1:30 PM 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 12-1 PM, followed by an optional brief discussion with other community members. Learn about the New Hanover County Resiliency Task Force.


After the screening at 1 PM, 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.




Illustrated Lecture with Daniel Jones


Illustrated Lecture

The United States Colored Troops and Boundless by Stephen Hayes with Daniel Jones, CAM Cultural Curator

Sunday, August 7, 2-3 PM

$10 suggested Donation


Daniel Jones, CAMs Cultural Curator will give an illustrated lecture focused on the research collected over the past year on the lives and narratives of United States Colored Troop soldiers.




Galleries After Dark with Susan Nuttall


Galleries After Dark

Susan Nuttall: Looking at Donald Sultan in the 20 Years Exhibition

Thursday, August 11, 2022, 6 PM

Free with museum admission


Susan serves on the board of the Carolina Beach Mural Project. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Susan studied Commercial Art and Advertising at Utah State University. In 1996, she started Creative Art by Susan Nuttall, a company specializing in commissioned artwork incorporating oils, textured mix media, and encaustic paintings along with original murals. Her need to create heavy textured artwork started when her grandfather went blind. Susan lives at Carolina Beach where her paintings are inspired from photos taken during her many travels around the world.




Museum School Open House


Museum School

Open House

Saturday, August 13, 2022, 11 AM-2 PM


Open house for Museum School classes and workshops for the Fall 2022 Session (September 6-December 2).




Dance Cooperative


The Dance Cooperative

An Evening of Dance at CAM

Thursday, August 18, 2022, 6:30 PM

Admission: $20


Join The Dance Cooperative as they celebrate 20 years! A special evening of dance will be presented by choreographers Nancy Podrasky Carson, Sue Meier, Kate Muhlstein and Linda Webb. There will be a variety of pieces including dance films and will represent modern, ballet, contemporary, and jazz styles of dance.


The Dance Cooperative is a non-profit 501(c)3. The Dance Cooperative is committed to nurturing the dance community by providing affordable classes and performance opportunities for those under-served artistically, culturally, and economically in the greater Wilmington area. For more information on The Dance Cooperative, please visit www.thedancecooperative.org




Kids State of the Art


Kids State of the Art

Exhibition Opening and Free Community Day

Saturday, August 20, 2022, 10 AM-5 PM

Museum and exhibitions free and open to the public


Come enjoy the opening of the first Kids State of the Art. View works of children ages 5 to 17 that were submitted to CAM and partnering organizations. Enjoy interactive art activities, live performances, and a celebration of young artists and their collective creativity. All of CAM’s exhibitions and programs will be free and open to the public!




60 Years Trivia Night


Trivia Night

CAM 60 Years Trivia Night

Thursday, August 25, 2022m 6-8 PM

$20 per person / $80 per team


Participants are invited to form four-person teams to compete for bragging rights and prizes at CAM’s Trivia Night. CAM history, general art history, 60s trivia and Wilmington history trivia form the basis for fun but thought-provoking questions. Food and drinks from CAM Café available for purchase. Encouraged attire: from the 60’s of course!




Forward Motion Dance


Dance

A Preview: Forward Motion Dance Arts in Motion 2022

Sunday, August 28, 2022, 2-3 PM

CAM Members & students: $8; Non-Members: $14


Forward Motion Dance will bring a preview event of their new and recent choreography to CAM. Enjoy dance performances with live music and film as the artists interact with the audience through discussion and audience questions.


Forward Motion Dance Company, Inc., is a Wilmington, NC, based non-profit 501(c)(3) dance organization whose mission is to provide local and regional communities with quality modern contemporary dance and education in the art of dance, as well as enhance the local arts community by providing performance opportunities for area dancers and performance artists.




Weekly Programs



Gentle Yoga


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger, RYT200

Tuesdays from 9-10 AM

Suggested Donation: $5


Come join us in an ever-changing gallery setting for a yoga practice designed for relaxation, rejuvenation and self-reflection. Come breathe with us as we restore the body and mind in a one hour session. Asanas are all-level and beginners are welcome. Participants can choose to use a mat or a chair. Donations support youth scholarships.




Public Tours


Public Tours

Wednesdays at 1:30 PM

Free with museum admission




Flow Yoga


Flow Yoga with Kim Gargiulo

Fridays from 8:30-9:30 AM

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.




Boundless Public Tours


Boundless Public Tours with Daniel Jones, CAM Cultural Curator

Fridays at 1 PM

Free


Public tours of Boundless, a sculpture by NC artist Stephen Hayes commemorating the United States Colored Troops and their fight for freedom.


Photograph by Jeff Janowski/UNCW




Live Music at CAM Café


Live Music at CAM Café

Thursdays from 6-8 PM & Saturdays from 11:30 AM-1:30 PM


June


23 Kelly G

25 Roger Davis

30 Perry Smith


July


2 Raphael Namé

7 Ken Schnedetz

9 Ron & Luis

14 Roger Davis

16 Raphael Namé

21 Perry Smith

23 Laura McLean

28 Josh Youse

30 Double Cherry Pie


August


4 Laura McLean

6 Michaela Haley

11 Duke of Uke

13 Bill Alston

18 Champ Saint-Ahmand

20 Perry Smith

25 Bill Alston

27 Roger Davis


Illustration by Haley Branner, 2021






Upcoming Programs


Public Tour

Wednesday, 6/29/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  

Walkabout Wilmington

Thursday, 6/30/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM  

‘Resilience’ Community Screening, Gallery Talk

Friday, 7/1/2022
12:00PM-1:00PM  

Live Music at CAM Café: Raphael Namé

Saturday, 7/2/2022
11:30AM-1:30PM  

Public Tour

Wednesday, 7/6/2022
1:30PM-2:00PM  

Walkabout Wilmington

Thursday, 7/7/2022
10:00AM-12:00PM