Join Heather Wilson, Associate Director of the Cameron Art Museum, for a conversation with North Carolina “Boundless” artist Stephen Hayes at 3pm on Saturday, November 13th at 3201 S. 17th St., Wilmington. The event is part of the United States Colored Troops series of public programs (made possible through funding from the National Endowment of the Arts). It will be held in conjunction with the unveiling of “Boundless,” a public sculpture that honors United States colored troops.
Hayes and Wilson will be joined by Marvin Nicholson and Clark Morgan, two of the actors in the new United States Colored Troops sculpture. Questions and answers will follow.
Tickets cost $ 20 for non-members, $ 16 for members, $ 12 for students. Tickets are available on https://52374.blackbaudhosting.com/52374/A-Conversation-with-Stephen-Hayes?utm_source=Press&utm_medium=Press+Release&utm_campaign=USCT+Public+Programs.
The unveiling events will span two days, November 13-14, and will include music, storytelling, family activities, food trucks, and more. Entrance to the museum will be free on both days.
Hayes, a Durham-born artist is the recipient of the 1858 Prize for Contemporary Southern Art and teaches at Duke University. He is known for his figurative work, specifically illustrating the African-American experience. Her work has been shown at the National Cathedral, Winston-Salem State University, Duke University, CAM Raleigh, Rosa Parks Museum, African American Museum in Philadelphia, and the Harvey B. Gantt Center. , among others.