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Readings from Pow Wow: Contemporary Artists Working in Houston, 1972-1985 with author Pete Gershon

Thursday, October 8 | 6:30PM

Pete Gershon, program coordinator for the Core Residency Program and author of Painting the Town Orange: The Stories Behind Houston’s Visionary Art Environments (History Press, 2014) reads from his work-in-progress Pow Wow: Contemporary Artists in Houston 1972-1985

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, October 10 | 1 & 3PM

Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can join a free group tour of Whispering Bayou and Texas Design Now at 1 and 3PM. The FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Team, are a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH's dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences. We invite you to join us and share your thoughts and questions about the artwork on view. It is our aim to guide a visitor's experience by cultivating critical thinking and prioritize their own view in the context of various perspectives. 

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Family Day with Travis Boyer, The Community Cloth, and Eva Ybarra

Saturday, October 17 | 12-4PM

Be inspired by the exhibitions Whispering Bayou and Texas Design Now at this month’s Family Day, featuring hands-on activities led by artists and designers and a performance by renowned conjunto musician Eva Ybarra.

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2015 Another Great Night In November

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | 7PM

Celebrating 25 years of art and elegance, Another Great Night in November is a unique femme fête full of stunning art, healthy competition, and Houston's most spectacular women. This girls-only soirée deemed by PaperCity as, "one of the season’s most elegant affairs," has garnered an enthusiastic following of Houston's finest ladies and contemporary art lovers.  The evening will include our popular cocktail hour quiz, as well as an elegant seated dinner, and prizes generously provided by Zadok Master Jewelers. 

The 25th Anniversary of Another Great Night is chaired by Katharine B. Barthelme, Kate Bellin, and Annie Eifler, with special guest honoree, Susie Criner. In remembrance of 25 wonderful years and those who supported us along the way, the evening will also include a tribute to the late Marion Barthelme Fort. 

Proceeds from the evening benefit CAMH’s exhibitions and education and outreach programs.

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On View

Texas Design Now

On View: August 22 – November 29, 2015

Now showing in the Brown Foundation Gallery

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Whispering Bayou

On View: August 1 – November 1, 2015

Now showing in the Zilkha Gallery

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