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About our Collections

Art in Randall Library
This is a collection of close to 500 pieces of art found in University of North Carolina Wilmington's Randall Library. Most of the artwork is from regionally located artists.
Art in Public Spaces
This collection features a sampling of art found in public spaces around the Wilmington, NC area.
Cameron Art Museum
The Cameron Art Museum of Wilmington, NC presents changing exhibitions comprised of fine arts, crafts and design. This digital exhibit features a portion of the museum's permanent collection.
Cameron Art Museum Documents
Fourteen exhibition catalog spanning from 1973 - 2007 from the Cameron Art Museum can be viewed here.
Cameron Art Museum Newsletters
Newsletters from the Cameron Art Museum (previously St. John's Museum of Art) going back to 1963 have been digitized and are available here.
Department of Art and Art History, UNCW
Student work from UNCW's advanced printmaking class. Don Furst, Professor of Art in the Department of Art and Art History at UNCW uses these as teaching tools for future generations of artists.
Jack Berkman Collection
Jack Berkman was a teacher, artist and leading member of the North Carolina art community for more than forty years. This segment has a sample of his work that was donated by his estate. Many of his pieces are on display throughout the campus as well as being held in Randall Library Special Collections.
Museum of World Cultures
The UNCW Museum of World Cultures collects and makes available for teaching purposes visual art and artifacts from around the world. The Museum consists primarily of donated items from the private collections of Southeast North Carolinians reflecting the wide variety of art that is held in private homes. This digital collection is a sampling.
Jacksonville-Onslow Council for the Arts
Over the years, through donations from members and the community, the Jacksonsville-Onlsow Council for the Arts has gathered a permanent collection of regional art that can be viewed in our digital collection.
Orton Plantation Art
A collection of prints from Europe that were purchased in the early 1900's. They were purchased for the Sprunt family and held at the Orton Plantation until given recently to UNCW.
Regional Art Documents
This segment has the only full-length book written about the history of Art in New Hanover County as well as a recent history written for our regional Visual Art online exhibit and newsletters from two different Art Councils.
Dr. Ralph Brauer Collection
A portion of the personal art collection donated by Dr. Ralph Brauer. Dr. Brauer was widely traveled and was the founder of the UNCW Center of Marine Science.
Watson School of Education (UNCW) Art Collection
This is a significant permanent collection of many diverse pieces of visual art including oil paintings, watercolor paintings, woodcuts, pencil sketches, ceramics and metal sculpture. These works are displayed throughout the UNCW Watson School Education Building to be viewed and enjoyed by students, faculty, staff and the general public.
Military Chaplains
As part of our "Centuries of Service: Military Chaplains" online exhibit, we have digitized 52 titles, including the majority of official Chaplain Histories issued by the Armed Services and 23 chaplain interviews published by the US Navy. A modest addition to these thousands of digital pages was added: historic hymnals; a history of the Chaplains during the American Revolutionary War published in 1861; and two foreign accounts of non-American Chaplains in World War I.
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