By kristanance | May 16, 2019

A semi-formal high school dance


Sunday, June 9, 2019

8-11 PM


$20 in advance

$30 at the door

Valid student ID is required

Proceeds benefit The Food Ark and CAM Raleigh.

CAM recommends parking at The Dillon or using Uber, or Lyft.

CAM Raleigh | Contemporary Art Museum

Warehouse District

409 W. Martin Street

Raleigh, NC 27603


Artist Talk: Christer Berg and Kennedi Carter

By mbarnett | May 9, 2019


Join North Carolina-based artists Christer Berg and Kennedi Carter for a discussion of their individual works in the current exhibition Raleigh Fine Arts Society: North Carolina Artists Exhibition. Learn more about their processes working in photography and hear their stories behind being working artists.

Free Admission

More about the artists

Christer Berg
Christer Berg is a professional portrait photographer based in Raleigh. A native of Sweden, he uses a range of different media — large- and medium- format film and digital cameras — to tell stories and convey the passion and personality of his subjects.

Kennedi Carter
A Durham native by way of Dallas, TX, Kennedi Carter is a fine art photographer with a primary focus on black subjects. Kennedi’s most recent work was featured in the 2018 Photo Vogue Festival, the Across County Lines exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University in Durham, the renowned Photoville Festival in Brooklyn, and VSCO’s Walk in the Sun exhibition. Kennedi will graduate with a BA in African American Studies from UNC Greensboro in 2021.

Artist Bios selected from the Raleigh Fine Arts Society: North Carolina Artists Exhibition Catalogue

Pictured left to right:
Christer Berg, Michael Goins - Seer, Dreamer, Maker, Teacher, Renaissance Man, Photography and archival inks, Image courtesy of the artist.

Kennedi Carter, Skye, Photography, Image courtesy of the artist

Champagne Tasting + Storytelling

By mbarnett | May 9, 2019

Join CAM and friends on Saturday, May 18th, for a rare glimpse into the storied champagne house Veuve Clicquot with special guest, Veuve Clicquot winemaker Bertrand Varoquier. At the center of it all is the Grande Dame of Champagne herself, Madame Clicquot. In 1805, Madame Clicquot’s husband, François, died unexpectedly, leaving Madame Clicquot a widow (Veuve in French) at the young age of 27. Breaking all societal norms of the day, she took the reins of the family business to become one of the first modern-day business women. Innovative, audacious, and resourceful, Madame Clicquot overcame economic, political, and agricultural challenges to bring her business to international acclaim. Over the course of her lifetime, she developed three of the most important innovations in champagne. Taste the wines and learn more about Madame Clicquot’s story, her industry-changing innovations, her wines, and her lasting demand for quality. Special thanks Chapel Hill Wine Company and BEAS member Liz Youngs of Moet Hennessy.

Menu created by Ashley Christensen, James Beard Award winner for Outstanding Chef in the Country.

BEAS Members + CAM Members: $40
Public Tickets: $50

This is a 21 and over event.

Artist Talk: Caitlin Cary

By mbarnett | April 13, 2019

Caitlin Cary, Nash & Edgecombe County Economic Development, 2017, Fabric, paper, stitch, Image courtesy of the artist

Join North Carolina-based artist Caitlin Cary for a walk-through of the new exhibition Raleigh Fine Arts Society: North Carolina Artists Exhibition. Learn more about her process with fabric, paper, and stitching and hear the stories behind her pieces on view as a part of the exhibition.

Free admission.

RSVP preferred but not required. Please RSVP to

Out There by Princess

By mbarnett | April 13, 2019

Vacant (still from Out There) Image courtesy of Princess

Out There (2019; 4K video, live performance; 55:20min) is a concept video album and live performance piece by the band Princess. It explores the role men ought to be playing during the current cultural reckoning of misogyny. The video’s science fiction narrative explores the power of the Divine Feminine through collaborations with JD Samson, visual artist Jennifer Meridian, and the band TEEN.

Watch the Official Trailer

RSVP preferred but not required. RSVP to

Princess is a performance art duo, a collaboration between Alexis Gideon and Michael O’Neill that uses music as the backbone of a multi-disciplinary practice. Princess explores queerness and the concept of masculinity. Simultaneously gay, straight, queer, masculine and feminine, Princess embodies the fluidity and coherence between the seemingly contradictory. Princess was formed in 2004 in the Chicago DIY Performance space Texas Ballroom. The duo released a self-titled LP and performed until 2006 when they went on to pursue other paths, reuniting for this project in 2017.

Alexis Gideon has performed and exhibited throughout the world, including at Moderna Museet Stockholm, New Museum of Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art Boston, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Málaga, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Vdrome, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Wexner Center for the Arts, and Time Zones Festival Italia. He has toured internationally and opened for Dan Deacon and tUnE-yArDs.

Michael O’Neill has collaborated with JD Samson of Le Tigre and, with her, formed the acclaimed art/performance band MEN. MEN toured extensively around the world including festival appearances at Coachella (USA) and Sidney Mardi Gras (AUS), at museums such as SF MoMA (USA) and Museo Rufino Tamayo (MX), and with Gossip, Peaches and CSS. Michael has also performed in a long list of queer and indie-pop bands including The Ladybug Transistor, Air Waves, The Ballet and The Aislers Set.