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Teen Council

Composed of 12 young arts enthusiasts, Teen Council serves as the Museum’s vehicle for attracting the city’s teen population to CAMH and exposing them to the vibrant field of contemporary art. For council members, the group serves as a highly collaborative creative incubator that opens up opportunities for leadership, visual literacy, and life skill development. During weekly meetings, the council is introduced to the inner workings of museums and to the dynamic Houston arts community. Teen Council activities are decided upon by it members and can change from year to year, but past events developed by the Teen Council include art markets, exhibitions, fashion shows, film screenings, listening parties, music festivals, and poetry readings.

Teen Council is generously supported by Ms. Louisa Stude Sarofim and a grant from the Mid-America Arts Alliance.

Call for Submissions!
Teen Council is currently seeking art submissions from Houston-area teens for their biennial exhibition in CAMH's Zilkha Gallery.
Submissions considered will respond to the following questions.

What is the real you?
Where is the real you?
How do you define the real you in a constantly changing landscape?

All media are encouraged, including 2D, 3D, video, sound, performance

Artists must be 13-19 years of age
Works must be complete
You must include your name, age, school, dimensions of the work, year of the work, and media
Please note that performances must be submitted in video format
Please send submissions to TeenCouncilOpenCall@gmail.com

The deadline for submissions is November 2, 2016. The exhibition will run from January 28 - May 7, 2017, with an opening reception on January 27, 2017 | 6:30-9PM.

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