Wilmington, NC – Cameron Art Museum invites the community to spend the holidays at CAM with special holiday events, performances, family activities, live music and more that will be sure to get everyone into the holiday spirit.
Join CAM on Wednesday, November 30 with Holiday Coffee with Shop Artists. This FREE event is an opportunity to meet the various artists that sell their unique gifts in CAM’s Museum Shop. Gingerbread cookies and coffee will be served.
On Friday, December 2 Cameron Art Museum opens Illumination 2022 with an opening night party 6 to 9 pm to celebrate this popular annual exhibition of artist-made lanterns. CAM Cafe will offer light bites and cocktails and the band Neighbro will be playing a set of popular sixties tunes. Tickets are available at CameronArtMuseum.org or HERE.
On Saturday, December 3 CAM hosts Clyde’s Holiday By the Sea presented by Excite Credit Union. The museum invites the whole family to help decorate sea critters to add to CAM’s Holiday by the Sea installation, which will remain on display around Minnie Evans gate house through the holiday season. Tickets are available at CameronArtMuseum.org or HERE.
Get into the holiday spirit and join Cameron Art Museum for CAM’s Holiday Open House Thursday, December 8 Enjoy hot chocolate, and treats from CAM Café as visitors can check out the latest unique holiday gifts in CAM’s Museum Shop. Plus, Museum Membership and Museum Gift Cards will be available for sale making a perfect gift for the art lover in your life. This is a FREE event.
Celebrate Minnie Evans’ Birthday all day at Cameron Art Museum on Sunday, December 11 with family activities, a special performance and an exclusive first look at a new documentary about Minnie and her work. Visit and take in a gallery filled with Minnie’s work now on display at part of 60+. Events free with museum admission.
The holiday celebration continues into the New Year as Cameron Art Museum presents their annual Floating Lanterns Ceremony on January 8, 2023. CAM’s Floating Lantern celebration is a FREE event that offers the community a beautiful expression of remembrance, reflection and gratitude. The museum is selling lantern sleeves for $12 now in the Museum Shop that can be decorated to honor loved ones and then set adrift in CAM’s Reflection Pond at dusk. Live music, hot chocolate, beverages and treat from CAM Cafe will make it an evening to remember! Visit CameronArtMuseum.org to learn more.
CAM also hosts several musical events throughout December. These Sounds for the Season include Jazz at CAM with Ernest Turner Trio on Thursday, December 1 at 7 pm, the Wilmington Symphony Youth Orchestra: The Tritones at CAM on Sunday, December 4 at 2 pm, the Wilmington Chamber Orchestra on Thursday, December 15 at 7 pm and Wilmington Voices Holiday Choral Performance on Sunday, December 18 at 3 pm. Visit CameronArtMuseum.org to learn more!
Source: Matt Budd, Cameron Art Museum