Saturday, December 9, 2023

CAM offers free night at the museum for educators on Dec. 3

WILMINGTON—Cameron Art Museum is hosting Educator’s Night on Dec. 3, 4 p.m. – 7 p.m., and will offer free admission to teachers, educators, and education administrators. They will have the opportunity to see various exhibits on display, including “Illumination,” “She Persists,” “The Face of Lincoln,” “Dorothy Gillespie Centennial Celebration,” “The Lived-In Body: Celebrating Women Over 65, Paintings by Virginia Wright Frierson,” “The Eye Learns — Modernist prints from the Louis Belden Collection” and “Black Art Matters.”

CAM also will offer information and virtual and in-person torus, workshops and resources to help with educators’ lesson plans. CAM has two books available on its website, with a link to art with core curriculum.

“The museum also offers a variety of virtual experiences for students during the pandemic,” according to a press release from CAM. “All educators and administrators — from pre-K to college — are welcomed and encouraged to attend and explore fun ways to bring art into your classroom and spark creativity in your students.”

Interested parties should pre-register their time slot: 4-5 p.m., 5-6 p.m. or 6-7 p.m. While touring the museum, all visitors must adhere to safety guidelines under Covid-19, which includes wearing a mask, staying 6 feet apart from other guests and hand sanitizing as necessary. Wilmington Bluegrass Instructor Band will play live music in CAM Cafe’s courtyard.

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Shea Carver
Shea Carver
Shea Carver is the editor in chief at Port City Daily. A UNCW alumna, Shea worked in the print media business in Wilmington for 22 years before joining the PCD team in October 2020. She specializes in arts coverage — music, film, literature, theatre — the dining scene, and can often be tapped on where to go, what to do and who to see in Wilmington. When she isn’t hanging with her pup, Shadow Wolf, tending the garden or spinning vinyl, she’s attending concerts and live theater.

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