Wednesday, February 01, 2012

Work in the Cameron Art Museum's exhibit “Civil War Drawings from the Becker Collection” depicts scenes from the South during the war. Image courtesy of the Cameron Art Museum

Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection
Thursday, February 2
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
CAM Members: Free, Non-Members: $10.00
(On View Feb. 3 – May 6, 2012)
Civil War Era Drawings from the Becker Collection features 127 “first hand” drawings depicting colorful aspects of life and action during the Civil War era. These original drawings by artist-reporters for the "Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Newspaper", were used to inform a reading public consumed by the need to know what was happening throughout America as it struggled to establish its national identity.

Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum
3201 South 17th Street  Map
Wilmington, North Carolina 28412
(910) 395.5999

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