On View and Upcoming


Beyond the Horizon

February 4 - July 9, 2017


Contemporary artists Teresita Fernández; Maya Lin; Jason Mitcham and Colby Parsons explore unearthing human interaction with the landscape.



Opening Reception: Friday, February 3 6:30-8:00 p.m.
CAM Members and Guests: $10 per admission

Member exhibition preview, meet artist Jason Mitcham, light bites, cash bar and live music.


Art From Flour


Art From Flour: Barrel To Bag

October 8, 2016 - February 12, 2017


Examining the history of the humble flour sack, Art From Flour: Barrel to Bag illustrates how a food staple became a reflection of art and life in America. Through the efforts of creative citizens, designers and American resourcefulness, this everyday object has been transformed into examples of grass roots design through necessity and ultimately into a unique art form that reveals our history and shared visual culture. Guest curated by Edward Irvine, associate professor of studio art in the UNC Wilmington department of Art & Art History.


While You're Here..


  • Stroll through the ART PARK with sculptures by Charlie Brouwer, Clyde Jones, Vollis Simpson, Mel Chin and Dixon Stetler located throughout.


  • Take an up close look at Cameron Art Museum's newest arrival, a whirly-gig by Vollis Simpson.


  • Visit the CIVIL WAR ENTRENCHMENT on the Civil War grounds. A NC Civil War Trails historical marker identifies the location of the "Forks Road Engagement" the site of the Confederate Army's hold off of the Union troop's advance on Wilmington from Fort Fisher for 3 days starting on February 20, 1865.


  • Enjoy a stroll along the pond and through the NATURE TRAILS located on the 9.3 acres of the museum campus. The trail winds its way from the museum front door north to our historic woodlands. On the trail you will observe native plant and animal life. Also walk along the FRUIT GROVE newly planted in 2011 in honor of Paul W. Phillips, CAM's Senior Security Guard. The orchard contains white and black muscadine grapes, peach, pear, fig, apple, plum and blueberry plantings.


  • Walk FEDERAL POINT ROAD SECTION one of the few remaining sections of the primary thoroughfare between Wilmington and Fort Fisher in the 1860s.


  • PICNIC AREAS located throughout Pyramid Park. Ride your bike over to the museum and grab lunch at CAM Cafe to enjoy at the picnic tables.


  • Browse the AREA GUIDE for restaurants, hotels, and other attractions in the area.