Family Day


Walk or roll to CAM this Family Day and experience CAM's newest exhibition, ¡Viva Viclas! The Art of the Lowrider Motorcycle and pinstripe your “wheels” of choice -- scooters, wheelchairs, bikes, sneakers, skateboards-- at our Creation Station. Enjoy music, free exhibition themed snacks, DJ, dancing and more. All materials available in English and Spanish.

Family Day is free thanks to BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina.

[Image Credit: El Zarape, Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe, Courtesy of Cynthia Masters + Eric Chavira, owners.]

Start: October 5, 2019 12:00 pm
End: October 5, 2019 3:00 pm
Venue: CAM Raleigh
Phone: 9192615920
409 W. Martin St., Raleigh, NC, United States, 27603

First Friday


It is opening weekend for CAM’s Fall exhibitions including ¡Viva Viclas! The Art of the Lowrider Motorcycle. The exhibition features 10 customized Lowrider Harley-Davidsons and twelve works of art celebrating and exploring themes in lowrider culture including heart, pride, respect, brotherhood, and family.

Also on view at CAM this Fall: Maria Martinez-Cañas, Rosana Castrillo Diaz, Gonzalo Puch, and George Le Chevallier. Meet the vicla owners, curators and artists, create make and take art projects inspired by the exhibitions, DJ, dancing, and a few surprises.

[Image Credit: Pretty in Pink, Harley-Davidson Road King, Courtesy of Kelly Hedgepeth, owner and Chris Eder, builder.]

Start: October 4, 2019 6:00 pm
End: October 4, 2019 10:00 pm
Venue: CAM Raleigh
Phone: 9192615920
409 W. Martin St., Raleigh, NC, United States, 27603

Fall Exhibitions Opening Celebration

A Pink LowRider Motorcycle on a dark background


¡Viva Viclas! celebrates and explores themes in Lowrider culture by bringing together ten customized Lowrider Harley-Davidson motorcycles and twelve works of art.

Meet the artists, curators, and Lowrider owners behind our ¡Viva Viclas! exhibition and all of the artists exhibiting at CAM this fall. 

Your ticket includes music, drinks and tacos + tamales created by Ex-Voto Cocina Nixtamal, a new project headed to the Durham Food Hall from Angela Salamanca, founder of Gallo Pellon Mezcaleria and Centro and Marshall Davis.

Members $40 | Public $60

Become a CAM Member at the $150 level and receive 2 free tickets to the Opening!

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Come as you are. CAM recommends parking at The Dillon.

Special thanks to our ¡Viva Viclas! exhibition partners:

Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson • BlueCross and BlueShield of North Carolina • Citrix •  Bob Karney Carolinas' Biker Lawyers • Themeworks • The Scout Guide • Whitfield Bryson Mason • THE STORE • The Sheraton Downtown Raleigh • Carson + Bryan Brice • Aloft Raleigh • Rosie + Tom Kunz • Martha + Adam Derbyshire • Rosemary + Smedes York • Maynard Family Foundation • Ross Lampe • Kate + Matt Boes • Ex-Voto Cocina Nixtamal • CAM’s Spanish Language Initiative is funded in part by Bank of America.

CAM’s education and community programs are funded by The Goodnight Education Foundation, United Arts of Raleigh and Wake County, The Dreamville Foundation, and SunTrust Foundation. CAM to GO is funded in part by the Asha + Sajjan Agarwal Foundation.

Image: Pretty in Pink, Harley-Davidson Road King, Image and loan courtesy of Kelly Hedgepeth, owner and Chris Eder, builder, Special thanks Tobacco Road Harley-Davidson.

Start: October 3, 2019 6:00 pm
End: October 3, 2019 8:00 pm
Venue: CAM Raleigh

Artist Talk: Ben Owen III

Ben Owen III- Tradition and Vision

Wednesday, September 18, 6:00 PM


Ben will talk about his family clay heritage and research into materials that have led to multiple new glazes and surfaces.

Clay Stories - in partnership with the North Carolina Pottery Center and their upcoming Gala & Auction at CAM, Saturday, October 12

Image courtesy of Ben Owen III

Start: September 18, 2019 6:00 pm
End: September 18, 2019 7:30 pm
Venue: CAM Raleigh

Posterscotch Artists Talk


JT Lucchesi, Steve Oliva and Evan Plante sit down with Chris Williams to have a discussion about poster making.

Hopscotch poster courtesy George Hage and Hopscotch Music Festival.

Start: September 7, 2019 3:00 pm
End: September 7, 2019 4:00 pm
Venue: CAM Raleigh