Arthouse Auction Sneak Peek

By CAM Raleigh | April 29, 2013

Greetings CAM Raleigh Supporters,

Here’s a little sneak peek at some of the wonderful things that will be featured in our silent auction this year at Arthouse, the only way to experience these and so many more unique and wonderful items is to purchase a ticket to our party, so buy yours today!!

Puppy Glossy by Magis

A cool, whimsical animal perfect for any house or loft Downtown. Puppy Glossy is a new member to Puppy family designed by Eero Aarnio. As its name states Puppy Glossy is finished with glossy paint. Ours is glossy red, we are part of NC State after all!
Value $495

Lace Cube

At first glance you would never think that this sculptural piece is a wonderful interior or exterior seating element. Designed by Leigh Suggs & Cassy Lindahl for LIGHT art + design and made from powder-coated steel this piece is approx. 18”x18” and makes a unique addition to any environment.
Value $650

Nest Learning Thermostat

Summer’s here and what better way to stay cool!! Nest learns your schedule, programs itself and can be controlled from your phone. Teach it well and Nest can lower your heating and cooling bills up to 20%.
Value $250

US Open VIP Tix!!

Early September in NYC means one thing, US Open Tennis Tournament!! Enjoy these exclusive tickets to the best tennis on the planet. You will enjoy the Men's Semifinals & Women's Doubles Finals; the Women's Finals & Men's Doubles Finals; and the Men's Finals!!!
Value $2,500

Harry Allen Pig Banks

These very unique piggy banks were originally cast from a pig that died of natural causes. Cork stopper allows easy access to your cash and each bank can hold up to $10,000 in dollar bills for all you high rollers!! Even better 1 of the 7 banks will hold a collectible gold coin valued at $2,000!!! Believe me you’ll want all seven!!!

Artillery, by Sarah Pickering

A chance to win a beautiful photographic work by British photographer Sarah Pickering. From her "Explosion" series, "Artillery" documents the smoke puff of a fake bomb that was deployed for military training.
Value $16,500

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Press release – Announcing Arthouse 2013

By CAM Raleigh | April 18, 2013


CAM Raleigh
409 West Martin Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Marjorie Hodges | 919.513.8176
Kate Thompson Shafer 919.513.8154

CAM Raleigh Celebrates Second Anniversary with Arthouse 2013
Party/ Art + Culture Auction

Raleigh, April 2013—Over the last two years CAM Raleigh has become the local source for ground-breaking contemporary art exhibitions and educational art/design programs in downtown Raleigh’s Warehouse District. The museum is celebrating on May 10 with Arthouse 2013, a fundraiser, silent auction and party that promises to be Raleigh’s freshest and most creative evening. Arthouse 2013 features an impressive silent auction with incredible art and one-of-a kind experiences, video art installations, live performance art, beverages by local mixologists and innovative cuisine from award-winning chefs Ashley Christensen (Poole’s Downtown Diner, Chuck’s, Beasley’s Chicken + Honey) and Scott Crawford (Herons at The Umstead Hotel and Spa).

This magical evening of art and community will hosted by special guest emcee, Pierce Freelon, a North Carolina musician and scholar that will bring his unique energy and renowned talent to CAM Raleigh for the first time. He will be accompanied by members of his band, The Beast, throughout the evening.

Auction items in every price range include art created exclusively for CAM Raleigh and the very best from local artists, performing arts tickets, rare wines, handcrafted and designer objects and accessories, design-related books and more. All proceeds from Arthouse support CAM Raleigh programs, exhibitions and operations.

Arthouse kicks off at 7pm with a special Host Committee Hour including a performance by Pierce Freelon. General admission begins at 8pm. CAM Raleigh member tickets are $115, Non-members $135, CAM/now (young professionals group) tickets $65. Host Committee members are invited to attend the Host Committee Hour, get their bids in early and receive special recognition at the event. Host committee tickets are $200 each and $350 per couple. CAM Raleigh has created special membership/ticket discount packages for people interested in joining the museum: $150 for single membership + ticket and $100 for CAM/now membership (age 35 and under) and ticket. Tickets are available at or by calling 919.513.8099. Learn more about CAM Raleigh memberships at:

Many thanks to the Arthouse 2013 sponsors and supporters: Alfred Williams & Company, PNC, Heather Garrett Interior Design, The Triangle Downtowner, First Tennessee Bank, The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Scott Crawford of Herons at The Umstead Hotel and Spa, Ashley Christensen of AC Restaurants, AV Metro, The Chef's Academy, Raleigh Capitol ENT, Thomas and Farris PA, Tim C. Gupton, Eliza Kraft Olander and Brian McHenry, Themeworks, CE Rental, Capital Parking, Sparktivity, Glover Printing, Top of the Hill Distillery, POUR Bar Services, Mutual Distributors, La Farm Bakery, and Videri. Event graphic design by Joshua Gajownik, NC State’s College of Design, Class of 2004.


CAM Raleigh is a non-collecting museum that seeks to curate the most contemporary works of art and design possible—those still emerging, growing, and living. We hope to spark new thinking by creating ever-changing experiences that explore what’s now and nearing. CAM Raleigh is collaboration between the Contemporary Art Foundation, the community of Raleigh and North Carolina State University’s College of Design, and is generously supported by individual and corporate donations, private and corporate foundations, government agencies and the City of Raleigh based on recommendations of the Raleigh Arts Commission. CAM Raleigh hours are Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 11:00 a.m.–6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 12:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m., and first and third Fridays of the month open late. The museum is closed on Tuesday. General admission to the museum is $5. CAM Raleigh members, children 10 and under, members of NARM outside of the City of Raleigh and Mod/Co, and NC State College of Design students, staff, and faculty are admitted free. CAM Raleigh is located at 409 West Martin Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, between Harrington and West streets and in the heart of Raleigh’s Depot National Register Historic District and Warehouse District. CAM Raleigh has a parking lot; additional parking is available at metered spots on the street or at the Davie Street Parking Lot located at 201 W. Davie Street. Information about CAM Raleigh’s exhibitions, programs, and special events is available on the CAM Raleigh website at or by phone at 919.513.0946. Follow @camraleigh on twitter.


CreativeMornings with Thomas Sayre

By CAM Raleigh | December 10, 2012

CreativeMornings is a monthly speaker series and morning gathering of creative types. Each event includes a 15-20 minute lecture, followed by a 20 minute group discussion. The gathering begins at 8:30am with the topic presentation starting at 9:00am and everyone taking off for work at 10am.

CreativeMornings are free, but you must pre-register to reserve your space through the Eventbrite link below.

CreativeMornings December

December's Speaker:
Thomas Sayre
artist and founding principal of the multi-disciplinary design firm, Clearscapes

Your Land/My Land on the front page of Indy Week!

By CAM Raleigh | November 8, 2012

CAM Raleigh's exhibition Your Land/My Land: Election '12 by Jonathan Horowitz graces the front page of this week's Indy Week! Pick up a copy in Raleigh or take a look here: 

What Election 2012 means for women

Photo by D.L. Anderson.

Jacqueline Betancourt and her son, Ethan, watch returns at the Your Land/My Land exhibit at CAM Raleigh.

Don’t Miss the Spectacle! Fright at the Museum is this Saturday

By CAM Raleigh | October 26, 2012

Only 2 hours left to purchase advance tickets to FRIGHT AT THE MUSEUM!

Online ticket sales close at 2:00 pm today, October 26, 2012. 

Remaining tickets will be available for purchase in person during regular museum hours today and Saturday, and at the door the night of the event.

Can't wait to see all of you there and in your best costumes!