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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, January 21 | 1–4PM

Exhibition tours led by our FAQ Team are offered free of charge every Saturday from 1–3PM. Tours meet at the front desk near the entrance.


Briana Hernandez, Broken Up, 2016

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. Boombox Taco will be serving food for purchase from their truck. Admission is free and open to the public. 

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, January 28 | 1–4PM

Exhibition tours led by our FAQ Team are offered free of charge every Saturday from 1–3PM. Tours meet at the front desk near the entrance.


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 Game City Showcase from 6-8PM.

Use oil pastels to create COLORFUL ABSTRACTIONS inspired by the oil-skin paintings of Angel Otero.

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, February 4 | 1–4PM

Exhibition tours led by our FAQ Team are offered free of charge every Saturday from 1–3PM. Tours meet at the front desk near the entrance.


OPEN STUDIO: Homemade Valentines

Saturday, February 4 | 2-4PM

Show some love to all the art-lovers in your life by creating HOMEMADE VALENTINES. We’ll provide all things pink, red, and heart-shaped! 

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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.

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, February 11 | 1–4PM

Exhibition tours led by our FAQ Team are offered free of charge every Saturday from 1–3PM. Tours meet at the front desk near the entrance.


20HERTZ: Jawwaad Taylor

Thursday, February 23 | 6:30PM

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is pleased to present a lecture and performance by Jawwaad Taylor, Houston-based multi-disciplinary musician and educator, in conjunction with CAMH’s music-based lecture series 20HERTZ. Taylor will discuss a variety of topics, including his inspirations, musical projects, and connections between visual arts and musical practices. The performance will include his unique approach of electronic music and live trumpet. 

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Angel Otero,

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.

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Panel: Performance as Praxis: A Discussion with the Artists of Experimental Action

Saturday, February 25 | 2-4PM

Selected international and national artists from Experimental Action will come together and engage with Houston's art community, creating a dialogue around the practice of performance art in an ever-changing social, political, and artistic climate.

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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 the Teen Council curated exhibition, Origins of the Self

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Angel Otero,

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. 

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OPEN STUDIO: Analogue Social Media Party inspired by the exhibition "Origins of the Self"

Saturday, April 1 | 2-4PM

Like, share, and comment in an ANALOG SOCIAL MEDIA PARTY, inspired by the works of Houston-area teens in Origins of the Self.

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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

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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.

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On View

Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing

On View: December 10, 2016 – March 19, 2017

Now showing in the Brown Foundation Gallery

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Origins of the Self

On View: January 28 – May 7, 2017

Now showing in the Zilkha Gallery

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