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Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Offers Art of the Bloom – Jan. 5-8, 2017

December 23, 2016

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Art of the Bloom weekend will pair the area’s finest floral designers in a design challenge to create artistic floral arrangements inspired by art at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC.

The Museum is opening its Vault and traveling thirty works from the permanent collection to Blockade Runner Beach Resort on Wrightsville Beach Island.

21 Designers will interpret the art through floral design in an installation of CAM’s art and floral arrangements. Visitors will enjoy experiencing designers’ interpretations of art.

The Design Divas from Florida will be on hand and select the First, Second & Third place winners, as well as Best of Show. You be the judge… by voting for your favorite – all for a good cause – Cameron Art Museum and New Hanover Garden Club – Hands On Community projects.

A Preview Party will take place Thursday Jan. 5, 2017, from 7-9pm. $35 – CAM & NHGC Members (includes 3 day admission) $45 – Non – Members (includes 3 day admission).

See it First! A ticketed fundraiser to Meet and mingle with the talented designers & artists. Award winning desserts by EAST. Music by Grenoldo Frazier, Julie Rehder and Carol Green.

The three day event kicks off with a dessert and champagne preview party to open Art Of The Bloom.
Art Of The Bloom – Exhibition will open to the public:
Friday Jan. 6, 2017 – 9am – 9pm
Saturday Jan. 7, 2017 – 9am – 5pm
Sunday Jan. 8, 2017 – 9am – 4pm

$10 – CAM & NHGC Members (3-day admission)
$15 – Non – Members (3-day admission)

Tickets for all events will be available at the Cameron Art Museum at (http://cameronartmuseum.org/artofthebloom/) and Blockade Runner Beach Resort at 910/256-2251. East has special menus throughout the weekend.

Throughout this inspiring weekend noted speakers and hands on demonstrations in floral design, the arts and party planning. (some events may have an additional ticket.) Be a part of a new Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach tradition. Come be inspired and beat the winter blues at the beach!

The Event Host – known for their gracious and chic hospitality: Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington Art Association, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Art In Bloom Gallery, Baker Roofing, Fogelman Homes, Othera Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, Tinga Nursery, and Trader Joe’s.

Benefits: Cameron Art Museum – your art museum and more. CAM is dedicated to inspiring critical thinking, fueling creativity and fostering open and accessible conversation for everyone. CAM is a catalyst for transformation whose various elements create a synergy that define CAM, Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach Island as a dynamic cultural destination.

New Hanover Garden Club’s Hands On Community Projects. Founded in 2014 and federated by the National Garden Clubs.

The proceeds from this event will support the community work of both NHGC and Cameron Art Museum.

Together Let’s Dig Deep!

More info contact Jayme Bednarczyk @CAM by calling 910/395-5999, e-mail to (jaymeb@cameronartmuseum.org) or visit (http://cameronartmuseum.org/artofthebloom/).

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Summer Rest Art Benefit to Benefit Museum School Scholarships at Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, for Underserved Students – Nov. 13 and 14, 2015

October 31, 2015

The two-day, Art Show and Sale Summer Rest Art Benefit will be held at 211 Summer Rest Road, Wilmington, NC, on Fri., Nov. 13, 2015, from 5-8pm, and Sat. Nov. 14, 2015, from 1-5pm. Funds raised at this pop-up exhibition and sale will go for Museum School Scholarships at Cameron Art Museum for underserved students in our region. The agencies that CAM works with primarily are Wilmington Housing Authority, DREAMS, Brigade Boys and Girls Club and the Yahweh Center. Participating artists will be displaying their artwork for sale with 30% of profits going to the scholarships. Original artwork for sale. Come meet the artists and give the gift of original artwork this Holiday Season. Support your local artists!

Participating artists include: Maria Borghoff. Betty Brown, Joanne Geisel, Mitsuyo Ito, Barbara Bear Jamison, Fritz Kapraun, Gabriel Lovejoy, Rena MacQueen, Jenny McKinnon Wright, Jodie W. Rippy, Curtis Krueger, and Margie Worthington.

The times for this free event are Friday, Nov. 13, 5-8pm. Delicious food and wine will be provided by Cameron Art Museum’s CAM Café along with live music. Valet Parking will be available. Saturday, Nov. 14, the benefit will be from 1-5pm with live music and light refreshments. Valet Parking will be available.

Barbara Pugh is the Host of this benefit. She is a local REALTOR and the listing agent of this Charleston-styled property on the Intracoastal Waterway. Other sponsors include Sanco Homes, Don Bullard Insurance and Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage.

The Cameron Art Museum presents six to eight changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children’s programs; a unique program of tours for Alzheimer’s patients, and their caregivers; The Museum School classes for adult and youth education; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); and Healthy Living Classes.

For more information refer to the Cameron Art Museum website at (www.cameronartmuseum.org) or call the museum at 910/395-5999.

Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Reframes Holiday Festival and Calls for Artists to Participate in “Art of Illumination” – Deadline Oct. 7, 2015

September 13, 2015

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For the 2015 season the Cameron Art Museum (CAM) in Wilmington, NC, has reframed their holiday festival with a focus that resonates with their mission in the arts. The museum continues with a two-week celebration, now referred to as the “bread & lights gingerbread & lantern festival” at CAM that will showcase the creativity of artists, designers, bakers, and performers. The bread & lights festival begins with the traditional kick-off celebration of Party in the Pines on Fri., Nov. 20 and ends on Dec. 6, 2015. Within the two-week period will be a procession of special events and performances for both families and friends to enjoy.

This community event features a display of gingerbread creations by all ages and artist-made lanterns. It strengthens cultural connections between the community and the arts and hopes to inspire the artist within. bread & lights festival is a CAM fundraiser with all proceeds going to Cameron Art Museum’s educational mission.

“Art of Illumination Artist-Made Lantern Juried Exhibition” as part of CAM’s bread & lights festival is open to all artists residing in the United States, age 18 or older. Details to enter can be found at (breadandlights.org). “Art of Illumination” draws inspiration from traditional lantern festivals, marking the transitional moment of season’s change and year’s end, reflecting on the past while garnering energy for the future.

Proposal entry deadline: Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 11:59 pm EST with notification of acceptance by e-mail Monday, Oct. 12, 2015, 11:59pm EST. Completed, accepted lanterns to be delivered Friday, Nov. 13, 10am-5pm and Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, from noon-5pm. Application guidelines for “Art of Illumination” require all proposal submissions and payment of entry fees to be conducted via e-mail to (info@breadandlights.org). Personal checks will not be accepted. Prior to submission, please direct any questions to (info@breadandlights.org).

Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Presents Constructing an Exhibition: “Creating Claude Live!” – June 18, 2015

June 14, 2015

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In the upcoming Cameron Art Museum Gallery Talk, “Creating Claude Live!” on Thurs., June 18, 2015, at 6:30pm, visitors are invited to join in the conversation and hear from some of the participating artists what it took to bring together artists from various disciplines to select an art work of Claude Howell’s for inspiration and create a new work for the exhibition “Claude Live!”.

CAM Members free, Museum Admission General Admission: $8, Seniors/Military/Students: $5 Children (Ages 2-12): $3. Gallery Talk is in the Hughes Wing.

“Claude Live!” Celebrates what would have been the 100th birthday of Wilmington native and artist, Claude Howell, focuses on the life and work of one of North Carolina’s most notable artists. This exhibition also brings together another level of experience through interpretation of select pieces of Claude Howell’s artwork utilizing various artistic disciplines, methods and media by more than 26 artists. Animation, film, theater, dance and contemporary multimedia were all utilized to bring the select artwork “to life.”

Artists participating in the Gallery Talk include Phil Abbott, Jeri Baker, Mirla Criste, Clyde Edgerton, Carolyn Evans, Fritzi Huber, Andre Silva and Gary Ralph Smith. Held in conjunction with CAM’s exhibition “Claude Live!” on view through July 26, 2015.

To learn more about the Cameron Art Museum, please visit (www.cameronartmuseum.org).

Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Offers ClaudeLIVE!: A Centennial Celebration Honoring the Life and Legacy of Claude Howell – Mar. 21, 2015

March 16, 2015

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In honor of the life and legacy of local artist and native Wilmingtonian, Claude Howell the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, is presenting a centennial celebration, ClaudeLIVE!, on Sat., Mar. 21, 2015, from 7pm to 2am.

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As an artist, Howell was fascinated by the luminosity of color and light and how the human eye experiences the two. This evening of celebration highlights his artwork by interpreting it through contemporary multimedia, theatrical performance, music and dance. As an homage to Howell’s time in Europe a recreated Parisian Cabaret showcasing performances by various artists directed by Ray Kennedy and presented in the CAM courtyard. The food for the evening will be international cuisine inspired by the countries of Claude’s travels.

Tickets may be purchased at (www.cameronartmuseum.org/claudelive) or by calling 910/395-5999.

The 2014 Cape Fear Festival of Trees Kicks off the Holiday Season with Party in the Pines in Wilmington, NC – Fri., Nov. 21, 2014

November 11, 2014

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The 2014 Cape Fear Festival of Trees kicks off the Holiday Season with Party in the Pines, in Wilmington, NC, on Fri., Nov. 21, 2014, from 6 to 9pm. The Festival continues from Nov. 22 to Dec. 7, 2014, from 10am to 7pm, at the Cameron Art Museum.

This year Cape Fear Festival of Trees has added much more to the festival experience including a gingerbread competition. Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation and the Cameron Art Museum invite you to wander through a winter wonderland of holiday elegance. Glamorous, glittering trees, inspiring performances, highlighted events all blend together for a special holiday experience. The festival kick-off event is Party in the Pines scheduled for Nov. 21 from 6 to 9pm. This celebrated event promises an evening filled with lovingly decorated trees, the highly anticipated gingerbread exhibition and contest, The Art of Gingerbread 2014 and music provided by Benny Hill and The Keith Butler Trio. Delectable hors d’oeuvres provided by CAM Café along with decadent desserts.

Tickets now on sale at our website at (www.capefearfestivaloftrees.org). Cape Fear Festival of Trees takes place from Nov. 22 – Dec. 7 (Closed Thanksgiving Day) 10am to 7pm. Admission for 13 & up – $13;  5-12: $6; and 4 & under – free. Tickets good any day of festival and includes festival & gallery admission. Special events ticketed separately. Cape Fear Festival of Trees benefits Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation and the Cameron Art Museum.

In addition to the dazzling array of trees, enjoy performances by over 30 local musical groups and artists. Treat your ears to the wonderful sounds of harps, handbell choirs, ukulele choirs, a capella singing and more. Included in festival admission. Learn more about festival performances at our website at (www.capefearfestivaloftrees.org).

The Cameron Art Museum presents six to eight changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children’s programs; a unique program of tours for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers; The Museum School classes for adult and youth education; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); Healthy Living Classes and ongoing workshops and classes in ceramics at the Clay Studio with resident artist Hiroshi Sueyoshi.

For additional information about the museum, please visit (www.cameronartmuseum.org).

“State of the Art/Art of the State” Returns to the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC – Sept. 19, 2014

August 17, 2014

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A simple idea, a call to artists 18 years or older who live in or are native to the state of North Carolina to bring in 1 piece of art to the Cameron Art Museum, in Wilmington, NC, within a 24-hour period of time for inclusion in the exhibition “State of the Art/Art of the State”, no jurors, no fees. They would also meet a significant, contemporary art curator.

In the spring of 2011 the call went out. And then, the day arrived, May 6, 2011. Logistics dictated that artwork would be received starting at 5pm. Artists began arriving at the front door of the museum at 10:30am appearing anxious to get in and have their work included in the exhibition. They waited, patiently, in the museum and out of the rain holding their personal artwork for hours. They waited with the other 614 artists. They talked about the piece of art they brought with them and where they traveled from. They shared stories, made new friends, listened to impromptu music playing and waited for the doors to the Hughes Wing at the Cameron Art Museum to open.

Work was received, quickly curated and hung, but by 3am exhibition staff wondered where all of the work would be placed as it appeared as though there may not have been enough wall or floor space. Accommodations were made and all 614 pieces together became a representation of the state’s artists in “State of the Art/Art of the State”.

And now, Cameron Art Museum is opening up the call again for participation in this state-wide, premier event “happening” on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 starting at 12pm until Saturday, Sept, 20, 2014 at 12pm. Current curators for the 2014 “State of the Art/Art of the State” include, Peter Eleey: Curator at MoMA P.S.1., New York, NY. From 2007 until 2010 he was the Visual Arts Curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Laura Hoptman: Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY; and Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson: Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and Director, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado.

Exhibition opening will be held on Sept. 20, 2014, at 6pm at the Cameron Art Museum. Details and additional information can be found at (www.cameronartmuseum.org). To see the “State of the Art/Art of the State” from 2011 visit (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nrMNMX9HlY).

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Organized by the Cameron Art Museum, this exhibition focuses on contemporary art by artists currently living in, or native to, the state of North Carolina. Artists are invited to bring a single work of art to be installed in the museum, delivering the work within a 24-hour period (between 12pm Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 and 12pm Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014). During this timeframe, a nationally renowned curator will be present to greet each artist and shake his/her hand. All participating curators will attend the exhibition opening on Saturday, September 20, 2014 from 6-9pm. The design of this project provides any participating artist equal opportunity to meet a significant curator working in the field of contemporary art today and have their work seen by all visiting curators.

Upon arrival at the museum, artists must complete an exhibition entry form including contact and credit information. All work must be original. Paintings, mixed mediums, ceramics, sculpture, multimedia, original hand-made prints, photography and drawings are all examples of acceptable forms. There are some limitations and exclusions. Refer to the “State of the Art/Art of the State” web site, (www.cameronartmuseum.org) for complete details and the exhibition entry form. Space in the exhibition is not guaranteed and is on a first come, first serve basis.

HISTORY
This event pays homage to the open, creative curatorial spirit of the late art world maverick, Walter Hopps (1932-2005). In 1978, responding to a comment from his junior colleague, Deborah Velders (Jensen) about the problems artists face gaining access to notable curators, Walter Hopps conceived an entirely open, unmediated event to remedy the situation. His program invited any artist to bring a single work of art, to meet Hopps, and see installation of work. This event called “36 Hours” occurred in a gritty, street-level alternative space called MOTA (Museum of Temporary Art), located in downtown Washington, DC. There was no jurying, no selection (or rejection), and no entry fee. The only restrictions were size, weight, and the delivery time frame (36 hours). This unprecedented opportunity for artists was covered by the Washington Post, and attracted over 400 works of art, all by artists living and working in the Washington, DC, area.

ABOUT THE CURATORS FOR 2014 State of the Art/Art of the State

Peter Eleey – Curator at MoMA P.S.1., New York, NY.  From 2007 until 2010 he was the Visual Arts Curator at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis. At the Walker Art Center, Mr. Eleey organized the exhibitions “The Talent Show”, 2010); “The Quick and the Dead”, 2009: and “Trisha Brown: So That the Audience Does Not Know Whether I Have Stopped Dancing”, 2008. Prior to joining the Walker, Mr. Eleey was Curator and Producer at Creative Time, New York from 2002 to 2007, where he organized a wide range of multidisciplinary projects and events, including “Doug Aitken: sleepwalkers”, 2007, which was commissioned jointly with The Museum of Modern Art and co-curated with Klaus Biesenbach. Other major projects included “Mike Nelson: A Psychic Vacuum”, 2007, a site-specific installation at the Essex Street Market co-organized with Nato Thompson; “Strange Powers”, 2006, a group exhibition highlighting works made to have a paranormal effect on the world co-organized with Laura Hoptman; “The Plain of Heaven”, 2005, an exhibition in a vacant meatpacking warehouse inspired by the redesign of the “High Line; Jenny Holzer: For the City”, 2004, a series of airplane banners over the Hudson river and light projections at sites around the New York; and “Cai Guo-Qiang’s Light Cycle”, 2003, a pyrotechnic event in Central Park.

Laura Hoptman – Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, NY. Since joining the museum she has organized “Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language”, a group exhibition of contemporary art, “Carol Bove: The Equinox”; “Artist’s Choice: Trisha Donnelly”, a mid career survey of the work of the Los Angeles painter Henry Taylor at MoMA/PS 1 (with Peter Eleey) and “Isa Genzken: Retrospective” (with Sabine Breitwieser). Previously, she was Senior Curator at the New Museum where she organized “Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century”, “The Generational: Younger Than Jesus” and monographic exhibitions on Tomma Abts, Elizabeth Peyton, Brion Gysin and George Condo. In 2004-05 she was the director of the “54th Carnegie International”, and in an earlier incarnation as a drawing curator at MoMA from 1996 to 2002, she curated the first US museum exhibitions of Rirkrit Tiravanija, Maurizio Cattelan, John Currin, and Luc Tuymans among others. In 1997, at MoMA she was the co curator (with Lynn Zelevansky) of “Love Forever: Yayoi Kusama”, a show that reintroduced Kusama to international audiences and in 2002, she organized “Drawing Now: Eight Propositions”, a landmark exhibition of contemporary figurative drawing. Currently, Hoptman is organizing a group exhibition on the subject of contemporary painting, and a mid career survey of the Cologne artist Kai Althoff. She is also part of the curatorial team organizing a retrospective of the work of Bruce Conner.

Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson – Nancy and Bob Magoon CEO and Director, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO. Zuckerman Jacobson joined the Aspen Art Museum (AAM) as Director and Chief Curator in 2005. In this position, she continues to be charged with oversight of all aspects of the museum’s guiding vision and mission, strategic planning, administrative policy and decision-making endeavors, and the institution’s curatorial and educational programmatic practices. Zuckerman Jacobson’s curatorial projects at the AAM include major one-person exhibitions with Yutaka Sone, Pedro Reyes, Jeremy Deller, Aïda Ruilova, Friedrich Kunath, Mai-Thu Perret, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Jim Hodges, Peter Coffin, Fred Tomaselli, Mark Bradford, Sergej Jensen, Mamma Andersson, Stephen Shore, Huma Bhabha, Slater Bradley, Mark Grotjahn, Lucio Fontana, Monika Sosnowska, Rob Pruitt, Hayley Tompkins, Lorna Simpson and others – many in their first major US museum exhibitions or featuring important but lesser-known aspects of their artistic practice. Her exhibitions with Aïda Ruilova, Fred Tomaselli, and Sergej Jensen, as well as her co-curated exhibition “Mark Manders: Parallel Occurrences /Documented Assignments”, have traveled to other major museums including, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, MoMA PS1, New York, NY, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, CAM Saint Louis, St. Louis, MO, The Banff Center, Alberta, Canada, the Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, and the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY.

The Cameron Art Museum presents six to eight changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children’s programs; a unique program of tours for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers; The Museum School classes for adult and youth education; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); Healthy Living Classes and ongoing workshops and classes in ceramics at the Clay Studio with resident artist Hiroshi Sueyoshi.

For additional information about the museum, please visit (www.cameronartmuseum.org).

Cameron Art Museum Invites Community to Be a Curator for the Upcoming Exhibition “Wilmington Collects Art” – Voting Open Until Apr. 28, 2014

April 8, 2014

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In the life of museums, it is the rare opportunity for the public to directly participate in the process of selecting artwork to be hung in a particular exhibition-until now. The Cameron Art Museum is inviting the public to participate as a curator in its first ever crowdsourced exhibition titled, “Wilmington Collects Art”. The exhibition has a central focus on one of its core collections of work by artists associated with Wilmington (both deceased and living). The public has an opportunity to view and vote online for their top picks for the exhibition from artwork by 52 artists represented in the online gallery.

Make your selections at (http://www.cameronartmuseum.org/vote/)

Participants select and vote for (3) works from the gallery of fifty-two images. The twenty-five artworks with the most “votes” will be installed in the Claude Howell Gallery of the Cameron Art Museum Brown wing from May 2-June 1, 2014, with an opening reception on Friday May 2, from 6-8pm. The reception will be supported by live music performed by local artists, cash bar and food. All of the artists included are invited to attend the reception as honored guests along with complimentary admission to anyone who voted.  The entire collection of fifty-two artworks will also be shown in the exhibition via a digital gallery for visitors to enjoy.

HOW TO VOTE
Everyone is invited to select their top 3 favorite artworks from the selection of fifty-two artworks created by artists associated with Wilmington from CAM’s permanent collection.

1st: Register by including first name, last name and e-mail.
2nd: Click on the detail views in the gallery to see complete images, view individually or scroll through all at once.
3rd: Vote for top three selections. The voting ends Apr. 28 at 11:59pm, when all votes are tallied. Comments are encouraged.
4th: Upon logout votes are added.

For more information about the museum, please visit (www.cameronartmuseum.org).

Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Sponsors Free Educator’s Night – Oct. 16, 2013

October 14, 2013

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The Cameron Art Museum Wilmington, NC, sponsors a free Educator’s Night, on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, from
5-7pm. The Museum is providing an opportunity for local area educators in New Hanover and surrounding counties to learn about programs designed to support educators with their instructional requirements, museum educational initiatives, Museum School and the ways the museum works with educators to meet their school’s focus and goals. During this free event, educators have an opportunity to explore engaging options open to them through the museum, whether the class they teach is math, science or even art. Learn what the museum has to offer while enjoying an evening among colleagues. Informational handouts and free passes will be given to educators.

Additionally, participants are invited explore current exhibitions “Well Suited: The Costumes of Alonzo V. Wilson for HBO’s Treme” featuring exquisite Mardi Gras Indian costumes from the HBO series “Treme” and “Diane Landry: The Cadence of All Things,” which takes everyday objects and transforms one’s experience of it. Guided tours will be available throughout the evening.

The Cameron Art Museum presents 6-8 changing exhibitions annually; ongoing family and children’s programs; a unique program of tours for Alzheimer’s patients and their caregivers; The Museum School classes for adult and youth education; interdisciplinary programs (lectures, music, films, literature, dance); Healthy Living Classes and ongoing workshops and classes in ceramics at the Clay Studio with resident, master artist Hiroshi Sueyoshi. The Cameron Art Museum also features the CAM Café.

All educators are welcome to this free event. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. Educators interested in attending this special event should RSVP Georgia Mastroieni by e-mail at (georgia@cameronartmuseum.com) or call 910/395-5999 ext 1019.

For more information about the museum, please visit (www.cameronartmuseum.com).

Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Participates in Smithsonian Magazine’s Free Museum Day – Sept. 28, 2013

September 23, 2013

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The nationwide opportunity to attend your favorite museums for free takes place through the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, from 10am-5pm, and Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, is participating this year. With 2 popular exhibitions and full-service lunch at CAM café, there is plenty to do. In the Hughes Wing visitors will enjoy the highly detailed Mardi Gras Indian costumes from the HBO series Treme. In the Brown Wing the mesmerizing constructions of Diane Landry are on view. A recent visitor to the museum said of the 2 exhibitions: “I think I want to see the moving umbrellas again, Mommy. And it’s cool you get to see the costumes too,” says Thomas, age 4.

Go to the website (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/museumday/) complete the information and print your ticket for free admission to the CAM. Each single ticket is good for 2 people only. Ticket must be presented to enter the galleries. All tickets, including Smartphone tickets are honored on Saturday, Sept. 28 only.

Make an afternoon of it, with lunch in the CAM Café and tour of the galleries and grounds. CAM Café (http://camcafe.org) is open on Saturdays from 11am-3pm. Enjoy fresh, seasonal meals in an inspiring setting. Reservations are suggested: call 910/777-2363.

For more information about the museum, please visit (www.cameronartmuseum.com).