Opening Reception: Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing
Friday, December 9 | 6:30-9PM
Join us for the opening reception of Angel Otero's decade-long survey exhibition, Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing, and celebrate with us over drinks at our cash bar on the Museum terrace. Admission is free and open to the public.
In Conversation: Artist Angel Otero with Senior Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver
Saturday, December 10, 2016 | 2PM
Join artist Angel Otero and Senior Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver on a gallery walk-through of the exhibition Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing, a ten-year survey that chronicles the evolution of the artist’s practice to date. They will discuss Otero’s process-driven work and how he is shifting the perception of “what painting is” and what it can become as he offers a thought-provoking new dimension to the field of abstract painting. Following their discussion, the audience will be invited to participate in a brief Q & A. Otero will stay afterword to sign exhibition catalogues.
Open Studio: 3D Collage inspired by artist Angel Otero
Saturday, January 7 | 2-4PM
Remix and recycle images of famous works of art to create a 3D COLLAGE inspired by the exhibition Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing.
LECTURE: Flow: Lettering in the Age of Hip Hop with Erik Marinovich
Thursday, January 12, 2017 | 6:30PM
Join CAMH and AIGA Houston in welcoming Erik Marinovich, San Francisco-based lettering artist and designer. Marinovich poses the question, “What makes lettering and hip hop so appealing, and why are the similarities between them so uncanny?” He explores the parallels between these art forms, and the effects each have on their respective industry and culture at large.
GALLERY TALK: ART AT NOON with Roberto Tejada
Friday, January 13 | 12-1PM
Join Roberto Tejada, the Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Professor at the University of Houston, for a discussion on the work in the exhibition A Traveling Show. This talk is a walk-through in the gallery and no seating will be provided. If you would like special accommodations to be made, please contact email@example.com. Light lunch provided.
WORKSHOP: Style Your Letters Boldly with Erik Marinovich
Friday, January 13 | 2-4PM
Want to learn more about hand lettering? Join Erik Marinovich, San Francisco-based lettering artist and designer, for a step-by-step workshop full of lettering basics, including tools of the trade, layout, and composition. Materials will be provided but feel free to bring notebooks and favorite pens.
GAMSON ARTIST LECTURE: Jim Hodges
Thursday, January 19 | 6-7:30PM
Special Location: MATCH | Midtown Arts & Theater Center Houston, 3400 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
CAMH announces the launch of the Gamson Artist Lecture Series, bringing world-renowned contemporary art voices to Houston to discuss the process and inspiration behind their work and what it means to be a contemporary artist working today. Artist Jim Hodges will be the first artist in this series, sharing images and stories about his work and recent exhibitions.
Opening Reception: Origins of the Self
Friday, January 27 | 6:30-9PM
Celebrate the opening of Origins of the Self, a group exhibition featuring work by Houston-area teen artists, organized by CAMH’s Teen Council. Meet the artists and hear short introductions about the work on display. Beverages will be available for purchase at our cash bar. Admission is free and open to the public.
Open Studio: Colorful Abstractions inspired by artist Angel Otero
Thursday, February 2 | 6-8PM
*Please note: This is a Super Special Extra OPEN STUDIO in conjunction with the Houston HUB Crawl from 6-8PM.
Use oil pastels to create COLORFUL ABSTRACTIONS inspired by the oilskin paintings of Angel Otero.
OPEN STUDIO: Homemade Valentines
Saturday, February 4 | 2-4PM
Show love to all the art-lovers in your life by creating HOMEMADE VALENTINES. We’ll provide all things pink, red, and heart-shaped!
Performance: Musiqa Presents "Everything and Nothing"
Thursday, February 9 | 6:30PM
Musiqa presents a special concert inspired by the exhibition Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing in the Brown Foundation Gallery. In honor of Otero’s Puerto Rican heritage, the program features music by contemporary Hispanic composers including Carlos Carillo-Cotto, Alfonso Fuentes, William Ortiz-Alvarado, and Roberto Sierra along with Musiqa composer Marcus Maroney. The performers include Natalie Hoe and John Walters, clarinet, Max Geissler, cello, and Brandon Bell, percussion.
GALLERY TALK: ART AT NOON with Rex Koontz
Friday, February 24 | 12-1PM
Join Rex Koontz, Director of the School of Art, University of Houston, for a discussion on the work of artist Angel Otero, exploring aspects of the art that emerge from a distinctly Latin American visual perspective. Light lunch provided.
OPEN STUDIO: Masks inspired by the exhibition "Origins of the Self"
Saturday, March 4 | 2-4PM
Make your own MASK and explore issues of identity and personality as we participate in drawing activities that investigate how our possessions become extensions of our true selves inspired by .
Gallery Talk: Terry R. Myers
Saturday, March 11 | 2PM
Join writer, curator, and professor Terry R. Myers for a walk-through of Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing. Myers will discuss his first-hand experience witnessing Otero’s artistic development as a graduate student and will explore the work more closely through the larger context of contemporary painting.
OPEN STUDIO: Analogue Social Media Party inspired by the exhibition "Origins of the Self"
Saturday, April 1 | 2-4PM
, inspired by the works of Houston-area teens in
OPEN STUDIO: Box Kites inspired by artist Paul Ramirez Jonas
Saturday, May 6 | 2-4PM
Create your own BOX KITE inspired by the work of artist Paul Ramirez Jonas in his exhibition Atlas, Plural, Monumental.
OPEN STUDIO: Soft Sculpture inspired by the exhibition "A Better Yesterday"
Saturday, June 3 | 2-4PM
Transform a family member, imaginary friend, or a character from an alternative universe into your own SOFT SCULPTURE inspired by the exhibition A Better Yesterday.