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Teen Council

Call for creative minded teens:

Deadline to apply: Wednesday, May 8th, 2014. 
Interviews: May 24 & 25th, 2014.

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is currently accepting applications for the Museum’s Teen Council (TC). The Teen Council is a group of highly motivated youth (ages 15-19), who are employed by the Museum and committed to bringing contemporary art to their peers. TC meets regularly once a week to develop youth-oriented programming at and events at CAMH, such as art exhibitions, film screenings, music festivals, fashion shows, and more. If you have skills you think the Teen Council, CAMH, and most importantly Houston can benefit from, please follow the link below and complete the online application. 

Click here to view the 2014-15 Teen Council Member application.

Teen Council is supported by Ms. Louisa Stude Sarofim, Texas Women for the Arts and Texas Commission on the Arts.


THE EVOLUTION OF NEGLECT: SCENES OF RUIN AND RUINS FROM THE MENIL COLLECTION

On view: March 15 – April 27, 2014
Opening reception: Thursday, March 27, 2014 | 5:30PM

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston's Teen Council presents The Evolution of Neglect: Scenes of Ruin and Ruins from The Menil Collection, featuring a selection of photographs by fifteen artists. Through varying scenes that portray subtle signs of existence to depictions of barren landscapes, the exhibition traces the complex narrative of an evolving world through images of life and lifelessness.

Learn more about the exhibition on the exhibition page by clicking here.


Call for teen fashion designers: 

Submission deadline: Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Fashion show event: Saturday, May 17, 2014

Each year CAMH’s Teen Council seeks Houston-area fashion designers who demonstrate a high level of creativity and skill to participate in the TC Fashion show. This year, Teen Council is organizing May Day Runway, a summer themed runway spectacular, complete with a runway, judges, and professional photographers. Take your latest works from the closet to the catwalk and show the city your pièce de résistance by following the submission guidelines listed below.

To participate, Houston-area designers (ages 14-19) are encouraged to submit .jpg photo-documentation of their original clothing pieces. If you intend to create a new ensemble specifically for the fashion show you may submit a selection of preliminary sketches as your entry. Show off your ability to create fashion du jour with the May weather in mind by incorporating summer themes into your submissions.

Submissions are due no later than Tuesday, Aprill 22. Please include a brief description of the submission and a selection of .jpg images of your work. In order to be considered please list your name, email address, and contact number with each entry. No more than 5 entries per designer.

All submissions must be sent to tc@camh.org

All designs will be considered, Designers will be responsible for their own models. The runway event will be held on Saturday, May 17 at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston.

Please email Jama