( Sat., Feb. 18, 2023 - Sun., Feb. 19, 2023 )
Cameron Art Museum, 3201 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28412
The museum invites the community to commemorate the Battle of Forks Road with a weekend of Living History on CAM’s grounds with USCT reenactors, family activities, film screenings, illustrated lectures, and more. Guest lecturers include Kaitlin O’Connor from the Fort Fisher Historic Site, Dr. Sherwin Bryant professor of history from Northwestern University who specializes in colonial Afro-Latin America and the Atlantic/Pacific World, and Dr. Chris Fonvielle, Professor Emeritus at UNCW. On Saturday, February 18 from 10AM to 5PM all are invited to learn about the lives of the United States Colored Troops with reenactors from the 35th USCT and Battery B on the museum grounds. Gullah Geechee Foodways in Southeastern NC(22 min) and Gullah Geechee History and Rice Growing in Brunswick County (19 min) from the North Carolina Rice Festival will be screened followed by a Q&A.
Cameron Art Museum provides a cultural gathering place that enriches the lives of museum visitors and the community through high-quality exhibitions, lifelong learning in the arts, dynamic public programs, and stewardship and interpretation of the collection.
Outside Activities are FREE $5 Suggested Donation for Lectures, Museum Galleries $5-$12
Cameron Art Museum
3201 South 17th Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412
Phone: (910) 395-5999