CAM Raleigh's October First Friday will incorporate a range of events, activities and performances alongside two exhibitions of cutting edge contemporary art and design.
General Museum Admission:
General Museum admission is $5. CAM Raleigh members, children 10 and under, active military, members of NARM and Mod/Co, and NC State students, staff and faculty are admitted free.
In the Museum Galleries:
Bring your family and friends to view CAM Raleigh's newest feature exhibitions Deep Surface: Contemporary Ornament and Pattern and Rebecca Ward's thickly sliced. Rebecca Ward will be providing a gallery talk (free with admission) in the Independent Weekly Gallery at 7:00 p.m. In addition, CAM Raleigh is proud to host Carolina Ballet performers in our street gallery at 8:30 p.m. for a performance of the Orange section of Robert Weiss' Masque of the Red Death which appears on Carolina Ballet's Dracula program throughout the month of October.
In the Classroom:
Drop by our classroom for our new hands-on creation station project, Ornamental Monograms, inspired by works featured in Deep Surface. The creation station is open from 6:30—9:00 p.m. All materials and instruction supplied by CAM Raleigh are free with admission.
In the Courtyard:
The CAM Raleigh courtyard will debut a new art component to the Deep Surface exhibition during First Friday. A 6' x 20' fence will host a colorful series of put-in-cup designs by NC State junior graphic design students. The first design in this series is by Kate Scally. The Museum will feature additional designs through the run of the exhibition. The courtyard will also play host to the 1,000 Faces: A Community Portrait project by local photographer Tony Pearce.
First Friday Overview:
Creation Station Activity 6:30—9:00 p.m., in the classroom
1,000 Faces project 6:30—10:00 p.m., in the courtyard
Rebecca Ward Artist Talk 7:00 p.m., in the Independent Weekly Gallery
Carolina Ballet Masque of the Red Death performance 8:30 p.m., in the street level gallery