FREE First Friday

Come to CAM for June First Friday for the soft-opening of two fantastic new exhibitions and the final First Friday of Leonardo Drew’s installation. We invite you to explore the exhibitions, take tours led by our Middle School Docents, create something amazing in our exhibition-inspired Creation Station, and enjoy music, food trucks, and more! We’ll also have a special showcase of bug-themed artwork created by students from Fuller Elementary School.  Admission is free for everyone from 6-10pm.

June 2 is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. In connection with David Hess’ new exhibition, Gun Show, members of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will be present to share information about their mission to reduce gun violence in the US. Lookout for these ladies wearing orange – the color of gun violence prevention. For more information about National Gun Violence Awareness Day and the #wearorange movement, visit

Exhibitions on view:

Dorian Lynde: No Damsel
No Damsel by Los Angeles artist Dorian Lynde features a series of 10 murals of your favorite Princesses reimagined as 21st century urban women. No glass coffins or slippers, just street savvy women reclaiming femininity!
On view May 28 – August 6

David Hess: Gun Show
Gun Show by David Hess presents an installation of 38 mock assault rifle sculptures made of found objects. “This body of work is my personal awakening and response to the American obsession with weaponry and the abstraction of violence.” David Hess, 2016
On view May 28 – August 6

Leonardo Drew: site specific installation
Brooklyn-based artist, Leonardo Drew has created a site-specific installation in the main gallery using locally sourced, natural and manmade debris. The resulting sculptural experience references the turbulence and chaotic disarray caused by hurricanes in North Carolina.
On view through June 11

All visitors have a chance to win a year-long CAM membership! All you have to do to enter is drop your name and email in the raffle jar on your way into the Museum.

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