FAQ Team Tours
Saturday, May 28 | 1 & 3PM
Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can take a free tour of THE INTERVIEW: Red, Red Future and Mark Flood: Gratest Hits 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.
Opening Reception: Teen Council Group Show at Texas Art Asylum
Friday, June 10 | 7-10PM
Special Location: 1719 Live Oak St., Houston, TX
Join CAMH's Teen Council at the Texas Art Asylum for a free and open to the public reception, celebrating the exhibition Teen Council Group Show.
Opening Reception: Jae Ko: flow 流
Friday, June 17 |6:30-9PM
Celebrate the opening of Jae Ko's solo-exhibition at a free and open to the public reception on June 17 from 6:30-9M. For her debut at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Ko will create a site-specific installation entitled flow 流, the newest iteration in a series she calls Force of Nature. The room-sized sculptural relief is constructed from nearly one ton of recycled commercial adding machine paper that has been re-spooled and shaped to fit the architecture of CAMH’s Zilkha Gallery.
In Conversation: Artist Jae Ko with Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver
Saturday, June 18 | 2PM
Join artist Jae Ko and Senior Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver for a discussion focusing on Ko’s process, her relationship with paper, and her pathway to creating immersive installations that capture landscapes. The program will feature an in-depth conversation about Ko’s site-specific installation flow 流 in CAMH’s Zilkha Gallery, which features hundreds of rolls of paper that are stacked to create a drawing in the space that evokes a fantastical winter landscape. Following their discussion, the audience will be invited to participate in a brief Q&A.
Artist Talk: Skylar Fein - Eulogy for Frank O’Hara: Pop Art and the Queer Death Drive
Saturday, June 25 | 2pm
Larry Rivers delivered a eulogy for Francis “Frank” O’Hara that became one of the most infamous art world events of the late 1960s, but you’ve never heard of it. Artist Skylar Fein will read this eulogy, courtesy of the NYU Library Special Collections, and relate it to Rivers's work. Fein makes the case that just as Rivers’s work prefigured Pop Art, the eulogy itself foreshadows the response to AIDS a few years later.
Book Signing + Screening + Discussion: Art Fair Fever
Thursday, July 21| 6-9PM
Mark Flood will sign copies of his exhibition catalogue Mark Flood: Gratest Hits, hot off the presses! At 6:30pm, view the film Art Fair Fever, Mark Flood’s critical and satirical look at the contemporary art world and how art is viewed as a commodity in our culture. The film showcases many artworks that Flood created for the film. Following the screening, Bill Arning, organizing curator and Director of CAMH, will discuss the film and art fair politics with Stephanie Mitchell, Executive Director of Lawndale Art Center.
20HERTZ: A World of Our Own: Mydolls and the Houston Punk Scene
Thursday, July 28 | 6:30-8PM
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is pleased to present a live interview between lauded Texas-based band Mydolls, Dan Workman (SugarHill Studios), and Nancy Agin D. (MA Arts Leadership, U of H Candidate). For their presentation, A World of Our Own: Mydolls and the Houston Punk Scene, Mydolls will discuss their nearly four-decade-long career recording, touring, and producing records; their DIY Ethos and cultural impact; and their role as community leaders working to empower women of all ages. Following their discussion, Mydolls will perform a live concert in the Museum gallery.
Root Shift: Photographs of Stasis and Change Selected by CAMH Teen Council
On View: March 4 – May 29, 2016
Now showing in the Menil Collection | 1533 Sul Ross St.