Friday, March 6 | 7PM
Australian rock duo HTRK present a live concert at CAMH, fresh off the heels of the release of their critically acclaimed album Psychic 9-5 Club. For over a decade HTRK toured the globe with international acts such as Liars, Shellac, Alan Vega, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Fuck Buttons, and Martin Rev among many more. Now, the band comes to Houston for their debut performance at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston on March 6.
FAQ Team Tours of "Double Life" and "Mel Chin: Rematch"
Saturday, March 7 | 1 & 3PM
Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can join a free group tour of Double Life and Mel Chin: Rematch 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. All ages welcome.
Family Day with Sumi Ink Club and Hope Stone Dance Co.
Saturday, March 14 | 12-4PM
CAMH invites families from Houston and beyond to join us for fun all-ages activities at Family Day. This month, help create a collaborative drawing project, perfect for artists of all skill levels. Presented by Sumi Ink Club in collaboration with Rice University. And, at 2PM, Hope Stone Dance Company will lead a participatory performance that draws inspiration from Edvard Munch’s famous 1883 painting The Scream, Macaulay Culkin’s 15 minutes of “Home Alone” Fame, and America’s endless love for ice cream!
Lecture: Cyrus Mody Ph.D
Thursday, March 19 | 6:30PM
Join us for a talk by Cyrus Mody, Ph.D. on Mel Chin’s diverse artistic practice. Dr. Mody is an associate professor of history at Rice University, who explores the intersections between science, technology, and society. Professor Mody’s wide-ranging interdisciplinary research will serve as a lens to view Chin’s equally multifaceted practice—one that frequently features contributions and collaborations from the science community—from a history of science perspective.
Opening Reception: Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty
Friday, April 17 | 6:30-9PM
CAMH invites you to celebrate with us at the opening reception for Pretty/Dirty, the major retrospective of artist Marilyn Minter. Admission is free and open to the public; cash bar on site.
Artist Talk: Bill Arning with Elissa Auther, Marilyn Minter and Linda Yablonsky
Saturday, April 18 | 2PM
Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty kicks off with an afternoon conversation featuring CAMH’s Director Bill Arning with Curator Elissa Auther, artist Marilyn Minter and cultural critic Linda Yablonsky. The discussion will take place in the Brown Foundation exhibition space in the heart of Minter’s newly opened retrospective exhibition. The group will speak about Minter’s cultural impact on the contemporary art and cultural landscape in New York City and beyond, using the work featured in the exhibition as a guide.
The talk is preceded by the opening reception of Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty, held on Friday, April 17 from 6:30-9PM.
On View: December 13, 2014 – March 15, 2015
Now showing in the Brown Foundation Gallery
Art on the Lawn: Joseph Havel
On View: July 19, 2013 – April 30, 2015
Now showing in the Front Lawn