August Free First Friday

By JBowie | July 27, 2016

Join us in the Warehouse District for a special, extended-hours August Free First Friday (courtesy of Duke Energy) as we celebrate the public opening of CAMstellation: Celebrating Artists in Our Community. This non-juried, non-sale exhibition features 378 works of art by artists of all ages, hung salon-style in CAM's Main Gallery.

CAMstellation is on view through September 4, 2016 and includes an Artists' Reception, two Free First Fridays, a PNC Free Family Sundae, artist talks and other related programming.

Also on view: 20 years of Horse & Buggy Press (and Friends) through August 7 and WE & THEM & ME by Martine Gutierrez through August 21.

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Conversation with Dexter Wimberly & Touria El Glaoui

By AZalonis | May 8, 2016

Headshots of Touria, Dexter and image from The Ease of Fiction

(Left) Touria El Glaoui, photo courtesy Chris Saunders
(Center) Dexter Wimberly, photo courtesy Dexter Wimberly
(Right) ruby onyinyechi amanze, kindred, 2014, graphite, ink, pigment, enamel, photo transfers, glitter on paper,
80”x78”, photo courtesy of Tiwani Contemporary, London and the artist

May 10, 2016, 6PM

The growing interest in Contemporary African Art has given rise to numerous international exhibitions, publications and collections. What are the implications for artists, galleries and museums?

Join Dexter Wimberly, curator of The Ease of Fiction, in conversation with Touria El Glaoui, Founding Director of the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair at CAM Raleigh on May 10 at 6PM. The two will discuss exhibiting and collecting contemporary African art, as well as highlights from the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair in New York City. Reception following, free.

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20 Years of Horse & Buggy Press (and Friends): Opening Reception

By AZalonis | January 20, 2016

20 Years of Horse & Buggy Press (and friends) logo

Opening Reception, Press & Member Preview with curator, Dave Wofford
Thursday, June 30, 2016, 6:00 – 8:00pm

20 Years of Horse & Buggy Press (and Friends) is a multi-media, mid-career retrospective celebrating the award-winning, book production, graphic design, and letterpress studio which got its start in Boylan Heights at Antfarm in 1996, and has been working out of downtown Durham since 2003. The exhibition, which opened at Cassilhaus on the banks of New Hope Creek in Orange County in May, focuses on the fine press book collaborations between Horse & Buggy Press and a diverse range of writers, photographers, visual artists, and historians.

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Big, Bent Ears Celebration –
Members and Press Opening

By AZalonis | December 1, 2015

Big, Bent Ears - Joseph Mitchell's fire alarm

Photo courtesy Ivan Weiss

Celebrate the exhibition with drinks, music and Rock Fish Stew

Wednesday, December 2, 2015
6:00 - 8:00 PM

Join us for drinks, music and Rock Fish Stew (aka striped bass) prepared by Chef Ricky Moore of Saltbox Seafood Joint in honor of Big, Bent Ears (whose curators, Sam Stephenson and Ivan Weiss comprise the Rock Fish Stew Institute of Literature & Materials).

Two special vinyl record-spinning sessions in the Big, Bent Ears kissa:
6:00 - 8:00 PM Ben and Jennifer Barwick of Ashley Stove
8:00 - 10:00 PM M.C. Taylor of Hiss Golden Messenger

Big, Bent Ears explores the art and craft of listening and seeing. By blending photography, film and video with music and other sounds, visitors are compelled to think about the interplay between the two senses and to consider the various practices and parallels involved in creating visual art and music.

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The Nothing That Is – a drawing show in five parts

By AZalonis | June 2, 2015

Image courtesy Bill Thelen and Jersten Crosby

The Nothing That is:
 a drawing show in five parts
June 5 - September 7, 2015

CAM Raleigh is pleased to present The Nothing That Is: a drawing show in five parts curated by Bill Thelen. This extraordinary exhibition includes more then 85 local, national and international artists all exploring contemporary approaches to drawing, mark making and gesture. The Nothing That Is will be presented in five parts throughout the museum and also includes drawing projects in the community.

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