Cameron Art Museum’s State of the Art / Art of the State exhibition extended through October 9

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) — The Cameron Art Museum has extended its State of the Art/Art of the State exhibit through October 9 from its original end date of September 18.

“Originally slated to close on September 18, the museum is thrilled to offer more time so visitors can view all of the unique works of art from artists across the state. Since its opening on April 8, 2022, the CAM has welcomed more than 6,000 visitors to this specific exhibition”, specifies the museum in a press release.

Visitors can view the exhibit featuring 776 artists during museum hours, Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You can also visit the exhibit for free on CAM’s Community Day on August 20 to celebrate the opening of Kids State of the Art.

The exhibit was kicked off with a 24-hour art event with artists from across the state contributing works to show at the exhibit. Curators such as Alejo Benedetti, Dr. Maia Nuku and Michael Rooks greeted the artists as they deposited their work at the museum.

Alejo Benedetti co-curated State of the Art 2020 and is associate curator at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Dr. Maia Nuku works with the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York as Curator of Arts and creates research and works inspired by Polynesian traditions. Michael Rooks has curated for the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, the Contemporary Museum Honolulu and the Honolulu Academy of Arts.

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Mildred D. Field