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

Public Trust

Saturday, June 24, 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, June 24, 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, July 1, 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 1, 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: Large-Scale Drawings

Saturday, July 1, 2017 | 2–4PM

Draw inspiration from Dutch artist LILY VAN DER STOKKER, featured in the exhibition A Better Yesterday. Use patterned paper and colorful masking tape to make LARGE-SCALE DRAWINGS directly on the walls of CAMH’s Cullen Education Resource Room.

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

Public Trust

Saturday, July 8, 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 8, 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.


Geeks Who Drink: Quiz For A Cause benefitting the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

​Tuesday, July 11, 2017 | 8–10PM​

Special Location: Conservatory Underground Food Hall and Beer Garden (1010 Prairie Street, 77002)

Join CAMH for an evening of trivia hosted by Geeks Who Drink! Enter to win a cash purse and extra prizes, while supporting the Museum's free admission and educational programs.

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Workshop: Yoga

Friday, July 14, 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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Paul Ramirez Jonas, Public Trust (detail), 2016. Produced by Now + There, Boston

Public Trust

Saturday, July 15, 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 15, 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, 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. 

read more»


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.


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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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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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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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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