Free First Friday: Above the Rim presented by PNC

October Free First Friday celebrates CAM’s new exhibitions:  Above the Rim presented by PNC and Antoine Williams: Moral Monsters

Meet the artists | Interactive half-court basketball court inside CAM created by Felipe Pantone | All ages Creation Station | Music by kward | Beverages | Food Trucks | Fun

6-8 PM: Exhibition Practice with the Bridge II Sports PRIDE (Perseverance, Resilience, Integrity, Determination, Empowerment) Youth Wheelchair Basketball Team on the half-court basketball court inside CAM. There will also be opportunities for visitors to get into sports wheelchairs and try out this incredible sport. 

Above the Rim presented by PNC brings together 16 international artists making work about the joy and community of basketball. The exhibition is guest curated by Phil America.

Above the Rim Artists
Bryce Lankard • David Leggett • Devin Troy Strother • Dorian Lynde • Eren Cannata • Eric Yahnker • Estevan Oriol • Felipe Pantone • Freehand Profit • Hank Willis Thomas • Hueman • Kevin Bouton-Scott • Kori Newkirk • Monica Kim Garza • SPOK • Stephen “ESPO” Powers

Above the Rim Advisory Board
Andy May • Chris Corchiani • Charlie McNairy • David Reynolds • Dereck Whittenburg • Dreamville • Dwayne West • Gab Smith • Jacqueline Whittenburg • Jay Bilas • Jesma Reynolds • Michael English • Patrick Hobgood • Paul Hobgood • Pepe Caudillo • Phil Ford • Runyon Tyler • Smedes York • Stephanie Bowens • Terrence Burroughs • Tim Capps • Wade Harris • Wayne Dunn • Wendy Bilas

Above the Rim Partners
Presenting Partner: PNC
AV Metro • Temple Sloan Family Foundation • Holt Brothers • Cresa Global • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina • Duke Energy • York Properties • McDonald York Building Company • David R. Reynolds Realty, LLC • Upper Deck • Aloft • Dick’s Sporting Goods • Dreamville • Hanbury • Jesma + David Reynolds • Happy + Hale • Raleigh Raw • Bridge II Sports • RATIO • Available Light • YMCA of the Triangle • JD Lewis Multipurpose Center • Carolina Ballet • Raleigh Rockers • Spanglish Unlimited • Raleigh Firebirds • Wake County Public School System • CAM/now • The Betty Eichenberger Adams Society 

Freehand Profit, No. 70: Toro IV Gas Mask, 2014, 2 pairs of Air Jordan 4s “Toro,” Image courtesy of the artist.

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