Cameron Art Museum

formerly named Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum

previously St. John's Museum of Art

Wilmington, NC

910-763-0281

http://www.cameronartmuseum.com/

 

 

Resource Library articles and essays honoring the American experience through its art:

Bob Trotman: Business as Usual (5/12/08)

Haw River Critter Crossing: The Environment of Clyde Jones (5/9/00)

Rowan LeCompte and Donald Furst (2/28/00)

Bert Carpenter: A Retrospective (8/17/99)

 

About the museum

The pinnacle of visual arts in Southeastern North Carolina is the Cameron Art Museum (formerly named Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum, and prior to that, St. John's Museum of Art), which opened its new facility April 21, 2002 and is located at the intersection of Independence Blvd. and 17th Street in Wilmington.

This 42,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility -- designed by noted architect Charles Gwathmey -- features a permanent collection of North Carolina and American art from the 18th century to the present, as well as the color prints of Mary Cassatt. Ongoing at the Cameron Art Museum are temporary exhibitions, educational and outreach programs and invitational exhibitions for the region's artists.

For hours and admission fees please see the Museum's website.

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