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 Melanie Smith with Rafael Ortega,

FAQ Team Tours of "Melanie Smith"

Saturday, April 19 | 1 & 3PM

This Saturday, CAMH FAQ Team will lead free group tours of the exhibition Melanie Smith 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 people to discuss, share, and synthesize ideas to open opportunities for interpersonal dialogue and personal fulfillment. 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.

Admission is free.

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Opening Reception: Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing

Saturday, April 26 | 6:30-9PM

Join us for the opening reception of Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing. This exhibition is the first in depth examination of Hancock's extensive body of drawings, collages, and works on paper and features more than seventy works of art as well as a collection of the artist's ephemera created between 1998-2014. 


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Artist Talk: Trenton Doyle Hancock

Sunday, April 27 | 2PM

Join artist Trenton Doyle Hancock and Senior Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver for an artist talk in conjunction with Trenton Doyle Hancock's exhibition Skin and Bones: 20 Years of Drawing. 

Admission is free. 

20HERTZ: DJ Flash Gordon Parks - How I Discovered the Master of Soul, Fred Kibble

Thursday, May 1 | 7:30PM

DJ Flash Gordon Parks leads 20HERTZ this month to talk about the events in his life that allowed him to discover the masterful musicianship of Houston's own unsung hero, Fred Kibble. Fred Kibble was a singer/songwriter/band leader for multiple bands in the city of Houston, most notably the group Masters of Soul who recorded on labels such as Ovide and Duke Records. Flash Gordon Parks will share with us the impact of Fred Kibble's contribution to music, art, and culture in the city of Houston.

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Lecture: Gary Panter

Saturday, May 10 | 2PM

CAMH is pleased to present a lecture featuring Gary Panter in conjunction with Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing. Known as one of the most influential artists working today, Panter works in a variety of media. Panter’s paintings have been featured in museums and galleries around the world, including Dunn and Brown Contemporary (Dallas, TX) and the Phoenix Museum of Art (AZ). His graphic design has graced the covers of records of bands such as Red Hot Chili Peppers and Yo La Tengo, his talent for production design was on display in the highly influential television series Pee-wee’s Playhouse, and his legendary punk style comic books have blurred the lines between fine art, storytelling, and illustration as seen in his work Jimbo and his comic series featured in the magazine RAW.

Join us May 10 to hear Panter describe a lifetime spent dedicated to producing a prolific body of creative output as well as the underground ideas that have helped shape his life and continue to influence his career.

Admission is free, but seating is limited.

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Gallery Talk: Adriana Zavala on Melanie Smith and Latin Amercian Cinema

Saturday, May 31 | 2PM

Adriana Zavala, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at Tufts University where she specializes in Modern and Contemporary Latin American Art, the Art of Mexico, and Gender and Women’s Studies. Zavala is one of the leading lights in the reevaluation of Latin American art of the last decade and will be speaking about the history of Latin American film to provide context to Melanie Smith’s videos.

Admission is free, but seating is limited.

On View

Trenton Doyle Hancock: Skin and Bones, 20 Years of Drawing

On View: April 26 – August 3, 2014

Now showing in the Brown Foundation Gallery

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Melanie Smith

On View: March 22 – June 15, 2014

Now showing in the Zilkha Gallery

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Art on the Lawn: Joseph Havel

On View: July 19, 2013 – April 30, 2014

Now showing in the Front Lawn

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The Evolution of Neglect: Scenes of Ruin and Ruins from The Menil Collection

On View: March 15 – April 27, 2014

Now showing in the Cullen Education Resource Room

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