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Kids @ CAM with GLOW and Grits

Saturday, 8/21/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
CAM Members: $5 per child; Non-Members: $10
Adults and children 2 and under: free



Watercolor paints on Yupo paper

Saturday, 8/21/2021
10:00AM-4:00PM  
Instructor: Janice Castiglione
CAM member: $92; Non-member: $115

Come and experiment painting watercolor on Yupo paper. It's an archival paper that is a non porous plastic and it is very different than watercolor paper. Experience the adventure of developing art on slippery paper where the paint is vibrant and exciting, pushing it to make something of substance and creativity. We can work with any type or shades of paint colors that you have.


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 8/25/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

Public Tour

Wednesday, 8/25/2021
1:30PM-2:30PM  
Public Tour of the CAM galleries
Free with admission

Art Explorers

Thursday, 8/26/2021
10:00AM-11:00AM  
CAM Members: $3 per child; Non-Members: $6 per child
Adults and children 2 and under: free
Special guest educator from Halyburton Park, Miss Jess, will join Miss Bobbi and Miss Georgia as we talk about the season of summer as it is changing to fall. We will read ‘Goodbye Summer, Hello Autumn’ by Kenard Pak, and learn about weather patterns and changing colors. We will look for examples of different seasons in art work inside the galleries, and create art using fallen leaves. Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us.


Figure Model Training Session

Thursday, 8/26/2021
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Learn the skills necessary to work as a model for Life Drawing classes for artists. Interested models will learn the techniques for gesture studies, short and long poses, and proper etiquette in the studio. Contact lifelonglearning@cameronartmuseum.org for more information and to register for the event.

Book Buzz: The Overstory with Elizabeth Bradford

Thursday, 8/26/2021
6:30PM-8:00PM  
SOLD OUT
Sip wine and talk about books with CAM artists and staff. Join North Carolina artist Elizabeth Bradford, whose work is featured in CAM's exhibition Elizabeth Bradford: A House of One Room, for an engaging conversation about The Overstory by Richard Powers. Registration includes a glass of wine or sparkling water. Studio dinner and half-priced bottles of wine available from the CAM Cafe. Books available for purchase in advance at the CAM Shop. This one is long, so start reading soon! Pre-registration required. CAM member: $20; Non-member: $30

NC Traditional Pottery

Tuesday, 9/7/2021
9:00AM-12:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7 - October 12
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Create traditional NC ugly jugs and other functional pottery. Get inspired by the rich NC history of pottery making.


Drawing Inspired by Nature

Tuesday, 9/7/2021
10:00AM-1:00PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $171; Non-member: $190
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
A drawing course focusing on the details of nature. This course will use the natural areas around the museum as inspiration to study the details of flora and improve drawing ability and techniques through close observation. Class time will be spent drawing outside, focusing on the unique visual characteristics of individual plants. After returning to the studio, students will enhance and refine their drawings using pencil, pen and/or adding color. Experimentation is encouraged. Some previous drawing experience suggested.


Adventures in Drawing

Tuesday, 9/7/2021
4:00PM-5:30PM  
Tuesdays, September 7-28
CAM member: $99; Non-member: $110
+ $20 material fee
Instructor: Mark Herbert
Take off on an adventure through space and time and learn many drawing techniques with a focus on graphic bold line style and character design and development. Explore various media types such as marker, pen, and pencil as we sketch out dinosaurs, robots, sea monsters, mermaids, and aliens!


Gentle Yoga with Steve Unger

Wednesday, 9/8/2021
9:00AM-10:00AM  
Donation $5

YOUTH: Metal Sculptures

Wednesday, 9/8/2021
10:00AM-12:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $162; Non-member: $180
Instructor: Renato Abbate
Students will work with copper aluminum and steel to create 3-d creatures and characters. The projects will allow youth to explore cutting, folding and riveting to bring their imagination to life.


Public Tour

Wednesday, 9/8/2021
1:30PM-2:30PM  
Public Tour of the CAM galleries
Free with admission

Centering: a beginner wheel course

Wednesday, 9/8/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Wednesdays, September 8-October 13
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Instructor: Renato Abbate
This course will focus on throwing exercises and techniques to improve your work on the wheel.


Member Preview: The Shadow We Create

Thursday, 9/9/2021
10:00AM-9:00PM  
All Day
Member Preview: The Shadow We Create, and Pinkie’s Memories
Tours for members, led by staff at 11 AM, 1 PM, 2 PM, 5 PM, 7 PM
20% discount in the shop all day for members


Art Explorers - The Big Read

Thursday, 9/9/2021
10:00AM-11:00AM  
As a part of the NEA Big Read, we will read 'Hairs/Pelitos' and learn about different ways family members can be unique. We will explore our brand new exhibition Pinkie’s Memories, which showcases childhood memories through miniature recreations of houses, churches, schools, and libraries of the artist’s memories. We will talk about our own families and memories and create artwork inspired by our own stories. Every child will get their OWN copy of 'Hairs/Pelitos' to keep! This opportunity is offered in partnership with UNCW's Office of the Arts.
Art Explorers is geared towards infants, toddler and preschoolers, but big brothers and sisters are welcome to join and create art with us.
CAM Members: $3 per child; Non-Members: $6
Adults and children 2 and under: free
Space is limited so we encourage you to register in advance: Register for The Big Read
Learn more about children, family and adult education programs at CAM here: https://cameronartmuseum.org/index.php?c=program
NEA Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest.
El proyecto NEA Big Read es una iniciativa del National Endowment for the Arts (el Fondo Nacional para las Artes de Estados Unidos) en cooperación con Arts Midwest


YOUTH: Foundations of Drawing I

Thursday, 9/9/2021
4:15PM-6:45PM  
Thursdays, September 9-October 14
CAM member: $198; Non-member: $220
Instructor: Antoinette Vogt
Learn how to draw realistically through the study of still life. Students will develop drawing skills by understanding and improving ability to see objects in space and better represent them on the page. Learn how to see and draw objects in proportion, understand perspective, and explore light and shadow. Experiment with different drawing techniques using a variety of materials. Topics covered will include: working with line; blind and modified contour drawing; seeing and drawing negative space (the space around objects); visual perspective (perceiving angles using sighting technique); proportion (objects in relations to one another); and beginning shade and shadow.


Live@CAM Cafe: Bill Kerr

Thursday, 9/9/2021
6:00PM-8:00PM  
Join us for dinner at CAM Cafe with live music by Bill Kerr. Call 910-777-2363 to make a reservation. Bill learned to play the guitar at the age of seven and began playing professionally at the age of twelve. After high school Bill studied at the Berklee College of Music in Boston and later received a music degree from the University of Denver. Bill has the ability to cross between genres with ease and brings with him an extensive background in the music industry. Over his career he has played with numerous rock, country, funk and jazz bands in Denver and Wilmington. Bill also owned and operated Kerr/Macy Music Group, one of Denver’s top recording studios, during the 90’s.

Handbuilding with Clay

Thursday, 9/9/2021
6:00PM-9:00PM  
Thursdays, September 9-October 14
Instructor: Shannon Gehen
CAM member: $234; Non-member: $260
+ $30 material fee
Develop your skills for your home. We'll learn several techniques in hand building including slab and coil building in order to create fun and functional items for your home. Projects may include jars, bowls, and butter dishes. You'll learn to finish your work with decorative underglazes.