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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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Gallery Activity

Saturday, August 26, 2017 | 1–4PM

Drop-In Experience: Mindful Observation

Participants will experiment with movement and breath-work as tools to delve deeper into observation. All levels are welcome to play with the idea of clearing their minds to better see the works from a place of non-judgment. Each session will run 30 mins, stay for all or some and explore on your own!

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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.

Gallery Walk-Through: JooYoung Choi

Saturday, September 2, 2017 | 1–2PM

Join artist JooYoung Choi for a walk-through of Somnioplexic Resonance, part of the exhibition A Better Yesterday. Learn more about the Cosmic Womb, the characters that live there, and the mythology behind the paintings, sculptures, and videos.

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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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Young Patrons Member Event: Private Collection: Winnie Rose Scheuer

Friday, September 8, 2017 | 6–8PM

Special Location: Private Residence

CAMH's Young Patrons members are invited to join us for an exclusive tour of the private collection of Winnie Rose Scheuer. Please RSVP to membership@camh.org.

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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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#CollegeNight #atCAMH

Friday, October 13 | 6–8PM

Free (please bring your college ID)

Enjoy an evening of free music by DJ Flash Gordon Parks, pizza, art, and fun! Explore the current exhibitions Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped and Everyone talks about the weather . . . We don’t.

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Houston Museum District Educators Open House

Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 9AM–1PM

CAMH is one of various locations, sessions led and designed are from 10AM–12PM.

CAMH joins our museum neighbors in inviting teachers, student teachers, district administrators, home school educators, and college art and humanities instructors to learn about educational resources for your classrooms.

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Family Day

Saturday, October 14, 2017 | 1–4PM

Come by CAMH to explore our two new exhibitions on view: Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped and Everybody talks about the weather... We don’t. Venture through the museum using our exploratory Art Guide, which encourages looking closely, drawing, and writing.

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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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Texas Contemporary: Opening Night Preview

Thursday, October 19, 2017 | 6–10PM

Special Location: George R. Brown Convention Center (1001 Avenida De Las Americas, 77010)

Art Market Productions proudly supports the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston as the 2017 Texas Contemporary Opening Night Preview Beneficiary. Proceeds from sales of Preview Passes benefit the Museum's innovative roster of exhibitions and public programs that make contemporary art and educational opportunities accessible to the community.

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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, 2017 | 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

Annabeth Rosen: Fired, Broken, Gathered, Heaped

On View: August 19 – November 26, 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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