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Paul Ramirez Jonas, Public Trust (detail), 2016. Produced by Now + There, Boston

Public Trust

Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 1–5PM

Public Trust is an interactive artwork by artist Paul Ramírez Jonas that asks museum visitors to examine the value of their word by declaring a promise. 

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Words & Art: Writing Workshop

Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 1–2PM

Join us as we explore the exhibition A Better Yesterday. Using prompts, group discussion, and your imagination, we'll delve deeply into the artists' worlds through stories and poems. This workshop is free and open to all writing levels. 

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, July 22, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


Museum Experience Day

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 11AM–3PM

Cool off at CAMH by experiencing two immersive exhibitions: Atlas, Plural, Monumental, an exhibition featuring interactive artworks by artist Paul Ramírez Jonas, and A Better Yesterday, a colorful and imaginative exhibition featuring artwork by JooYoung Choi, Jack Early, and Lily van der Stokker.

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Paul Ramirez Jonas, Public Trust (detail), 2016. Produced by Now + There, Boston

Public Trust

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 1–5PM

Public Trust is an interactive artwork by artist Paul Ramírez Jonas that asks museum visitors to examine the value of their word by declaring a promise. 

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


CAMH's Young Patrons Lawn Party

Thursday, August 3, 2017 | 6–8PM

Join CAMH's Young Patrons as we kick off our 2017–18 Season! Preview the upcoming calendar of events, mingle with Young Patrons members, enjoy tunes by DJ RAMALAMA and games on the lawn, and sip a cold beer from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co. Plus, the Moon Rooster hot dog and taco truck will be on site with food for purchase. Register on Eventbrite.

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Workshop: Yoga

Friday, August 4, 2017 | 9:30–10:30AM

Join us for a 60-minute breath-based yoga flow class. With simple poses and sequences, the focus is heavily on the breath. Please bring your own mat, towel, and water. Some mats will be provided. All levels are welcome — even if this is your first class! Participants will be asked to sign a waiver before the class begins.

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, August 5, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


Paul Ramirez Jonas, Public Trust (detail), 2016. Produced by Now + There, Boston

Public Trust

Saturday, August 5, 2017 | 1–5PM

Public Trust is an interactive artwork by artist Paul Ramírez Jonas that asks museum visitors to examine the value of their word by declaring a promise. 

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Open Studio: Musical Instruments

Saturday, August 5, 2017 | 2–4PM

Make your own MUSICAL INSTRUMENT from found and unconventional materials inspired by PAUL RAMÍREZ JONAS’s participatory artwork His Truth is Marching On, featured in the survey exhibition Atlas, Plural, Monumental.

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Paracosm 101: World Building with JooYoung Choi

Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 11AM–1PM or 2–4PM

Join A Better Yesterday artist JooYoung Choi in a hands-on workshop to explore making your own creatures, building a world for your character, and then creating a narrative. Be inspired by Choi and the worlds she creates as you explore and delve deep into your own creative process. This workshop is ideal for people ages 13 and up.

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, August 12, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


Opening Reception: Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped

Friday, August 18, 2017 | 6:30–9PM

Celebrate the opening of Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped, the artist’s first major survey exhibition.

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


In Conversation: Artist Annabeth Rosen and Senior Curator Valerie Cassel Oliver

Saturday, August 19, 2017 | 2–3PM

Learn more about the exhibition Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped during a discussion with the artist and organizing curator.

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Words & Art: Reading

Thursday, August 24, 2017 | 6:30–7:30PM

Houston-based authors and poets share new works inspired by the exhibition A Better Yesterday.

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FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


FAQ Team Tours

Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 1–4PM

Our FAQ Team (Frequently Asked Questions team) is available on Saturdays from 1–4PM free of charge to lead guided tours, answer questions about our exhibitions and contemporary art in general. The FAQ Team is a group of artists and historians who assist with contextualizing CAMH’s dynamic exhibitions for diverse audiences.


Open Studio: Alter-Egos

Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 2–4PM

Create an ALTER-EGO for yourself living in an imaginary environment as a response to JOOYOUNG CHOI’s installation Somnioplexic Resonance, presented as a part of the exhibition A Better Yesterday.

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Opening Reception: Everybody talks about the weather... We don't

Friday, September 15, 2017 | 6:30–9PM

Celebrate the opening of Everybody talks about the weather… We don’t, the first U.S. solo exhibition of Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz, featuring a new major moving image work—Telepathic Improvisation (2017)—and two new sculptures.

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In Conversation: Artists Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz, CAMH Curator Dean Daderko, and guest curator Alhena Katsof

Saturday, September 16, 2017 | 2–3PM

Learn more about the exhibition Everybody talks about the weather… We don’t during a conversation with the artists, curator, and guest curator. This is the first U.S. solo exhibition for Pauline Boudry / Renate Lorenz, featuring a new major moving image work—Telepathic Improvisation (2017)—and two new sculptures. 

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Educator Open House

Thursday, September 28, 2016 | 4–6PM

Get the scoop on the goings-on at CAMH at our 2017 Educator Open House event this September. CAMH invites educators of all stripes to drop in and meet our dynamic Education Team. Get a tour of our current exhibitions, learn more about our upcoming shows featuring world renowned contemporary artists, explore our tour and workshop options, and get details on all of the educational opportunities we can offer your students. 

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Gallery Talk: Art at Noon with Paul Kittelson

Friday, September 29, 2017 | 12–1PM

Join Paul Kittelson, a Houston-based artist and professor at the University of Houston to learn more about the work of artist Annabeth Rosen. In approaching Rosen’s work, Kittelson will speak about his interest in materials and processes of making. Focusing on clay as one of the most primary of media, it connects to people through its tactile nature while carrying a universality of meaning.

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Open Studio: Build a Bundle

Saturday, October 7, 2017 | 2–4PM

BUILD A BUNDLE of shapes and baubles made from modeling clay and bound with wire and string, inspired by the assembled ceramic sculptures in the exhibition Annabeth Rosen: Broken, Fired, Gathered, Heaped.

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Lecture: Jenni Sorkin: Annabeth Rosen in Context: Ceramics in the 1980s and Beyond

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 | 6:30–7:30PM

Since the early 1980s, Annabeth Rosen has made ceramic sculpture that utilizes accumulation as a primary approach to form building. A prolific and gifted artist, Rosen is underknown but significant: she is one of the few women ceramists to make large-scale biomorphic forms using a painterly approach. Join renowned Art Historian Jenni Sorkin as she examines Rosen in context, in relation to the history of post-war ceramics, and its intersections with sculpture, painting, and installation.

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Open Studio: Finger-Painted Patterns

Saturday, November 4, 2017 | 2–4PM

Get inspired by the drawings of artist ANNABETH ROSEN and experiment with creating FINGER-PAINTED PATTERNS on paper and cardboard.

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2017 Another Great Night In November

Wednesday, November 8 | 7PM

Celebrating over 25 years of art and elegance, Another Great Night in November is a unique femme fête full of stunning art, healthy competition, and Houston's most spectacular women. This girls-only soirée deemed by PaperCity as, "one of the season’s most elegant affairs," has garnered an enthusiastic following of Houston's finest ladies and contemporary art lovers.  The evening included our popular cocktail hour quiz, as well as an elegant seated dinner, and prizes generously provided by our retail sponsor. 

2017's Another Great Night in November is hosted by Martha Finger. 

Proceeds from the evening benefitted CAMH’s exhibitions and education and outreach programs.

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On View

Atlas, Plural, Monumental

On View: April 29 – August 6, 2017

Now showing in the Brown Foundation Gallery

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A Better Yesterday

On View: May 20 – September 3, 2017

Now showing in the Zilkha Gallery

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