Lecture: Bruce High Quality Foundation
Thursday, October 30 | 6:30PM
The Bruce High Quality Foundation (BHQF) talks about death -- of painting, friends, and family -- in an expansion of their exhibition Isles of the Dead at McClain Gallery (Oct. 29 - Dec. 6, 2014), which draws on the Foundation's interest in the eminent symbolist painter Arnold Bocklin.
FAQ Team Tours of "Right Here, Right Now: Houston" and "Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild"
Saturday, November 1 | 1 & 3PM
Learn more about the exhibitions with CAMH's FAQ Team. Each Saturday, you can join a free group tour of Right Here, Right Now: Houston and Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild 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.
Lecture: Debra Barrera
Saturday, November 1 | 2PM
Artist Debra Barrera will explore the themes and narratives found in her solo exhibition Avalon using the video clips, audio, and imagery that inspired and influenced her work.
Performance: Nathaniel Donnett and The Fana Drummers Present "The Universe Revolves Around Rhythm; So Give the Drummer Some"
Saturday, November 1 | 6:30PM
Artist Nathaniel Donnett and The Fana Drummers will lead a participatory drum ceremony and performance, held in conjunction with his exhibition Nothing to See Hear. The public is encouraged to bring their own drums, buckets, and percussion. Admission is free and open to the public.
20 HERTZ: "The Return of Cumbia and Future of Ritmos Americanos" Featuring DJ Gracie Chavez
Thursday, November 6 | 6:30PM
For over a decade, Houston-based DJ Gracie Chavez has been livening up the music, dance, and party scene in Texas with energized mixes influenced by traditional Latin musical styles and genres. Along with DJ’s Navó, OG Bobby Trill, Panchitron, MC Mel Boogie, and Ilya Janos, Chavez is a Co-founder of Bombon, a monthly tropical dance party that has been praised for being one of the most progressive music events in the state. Chavez will kick off this season of 20HERTZ events with her presentation of “The Return of Cumbia and Future of Ritmos Americanos” where she will trace the lineage of Latin music that has influenced her work, share examples of the music that she is currently experimenting with in her DJ sets and on her latest mix tapes and CD-releases, and describe the contemporary evolution of Latin/Pan-American music culture that is shaping the eclectic future of American rhythm.
Special Event: International Festival of Literature
Friday, November 7 | 10AM-4:30PM
Join us for a special event held in conjunction with the International Festival of Literature (FIL-H) presented by Casa Cultutral de las Americas. The event will bring together world-renowned Master and Young writers, poets, and storytellers of the Americas, both men and women, with the aim of integrating the Americas literature across generations. The vision of FIL-H is to position Young writers alongside Masters so that readers and critics will come to know the work of promising young writers as well.
2014 Another Great Night In November
November 18, 2014 | 7PM
Celebrating 24 years this fall, Another Great Night in November is an evening full of stunning art, healthy competition, and Houston's most spectacular dames. This ladies-only soirée has been called "… the ultimate girls' night out" by CultureMap, and "... one of the season’s most elegant affairs..." by PaperCity. This year's Another Great Night is chaired by Blakely Griggs, Cecilia Harris and Jennifer Segal and is hosted by Susanne Pritchard in her gorgeous home. The evening will consist of an art history trivia game as the centerpiece where well-heeled women compete in teams for prizes provided by this year's retail sponsor Tenenbaum & Co. For more information or to purchase a table please contact Emily Crowe at email@example.com or at 713 284 8260.
Proceeds from the evening benefit CAMH’s exhibitions and education and outreach programs.
Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild
On View: October 3, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Now showing in the Zilkha Gallery
Art on the Lawn: Joseph Havel
On View: July 19, 2013 – April 30, 2015
Now showing in the Front Lawn