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Past Exhibitions Founded in 1948, CAMH is one of the oldest institutions of its kind in the United States.

The following exhibition archive has been compiled from a variety of sources, including exhibition announcements, catalogues, newspaper articles, reviews, and interviews.

CAMH’s physical archives are held by the Woodson Research Center Special Collections & Archives in the Fondren Library at Rice University.

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Cauleen Smith: We Already Have What We Need
Past Exhibition

July 15, 2021 - October 3, 2021 Brown Foundation Gallery

Cauleen Smith’s CAMH exhibition, We Already Have What We Need, showcases diverse mediums, emphasizing love, resistance, and care as antidotes to injustice.

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Turn On, Tune In, Tap Out
Past Exhibition

May 13, 2021 - August 8, 2021 Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

CAMH’s Teen Council presents “Turn On, Tune In, Tap Out,” exploring the teenage experience in a virtual world. Exhibition reflects hope, despair, and connection.

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Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses
Past Exhibition

February 24, 2021 - April 25, 2021 Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

Slowed and Throwed: Records of the City Through Mutated Lenses honors DJ Screw’s legacy, mirroring his influence through unconventional photography and new media, exploring remixing as a radical aesthetic act.

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Wild Life: Elizabeth Murray & Jessi Reaves
Past Exhibition

February 24, 2021 - April 25, 2021 Brown Foundation Gallery

Wild Life: Elizabeth Murray & Jessi Reaves converges Murray’s fractured canvases and Reaves’s surreal sculptures, challenging aesthetics and blurring boundaries. The exhibition marks significant institutional presentations for both artists.

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Garrett Bradley: American Rhapsody
Past Exhibition

December 19, 2019 - March 22, 2020 Brown Foundation Gallery

Museum presentation of Garrett Bradley: American Rhapsody showcasing a selection of new and recent single and multi-channel films and videos by the artist.

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Will Boone: The Highway Hex
Past Exhibition

November 9, 2019 - February 16, 2020 Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

Will Boone: The Highway Hex explores the space and time between California and Texas, the Los Angeles River, Interstate 10, why people leave Texas and why they come back. The Highway Hex is the first solo museum exhibition of Houston-born and Los Angeles-based artist Will Boone, featuring all new works created for this presentation, including a site-specific installation, paintings, and sculptures.

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Nari Ward: We the People
Past Exhibition

August 16, 2019 - November 30, 2019 Brown Foundation Gallery

CAMH presents Nari Ward: We the People, a survey of the artist’s 25-year career exploring historical memory, political disenfranchisement, and democracy through transformed materials and textured Harlem narratives.

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Steven Evans: If I can’t dance, it’s not my revolution!
Past Exhibition

June 29, 2019 - October 13, 2019 Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

CAMH presents Steven Evans: If I can’t dance, it’s not my revolution! showcasing the artist’s three-decade exploration of music, activism, and societal change through vibrant neon and vinyl works.

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Stonewall 50
Past Exhibition

April 27, 2019 - July 28, 2019 Brown Foundation Gallery

Stonewall 50 is an exhibition conceived as a snapshot of the complexion, interests, and activities of a diverse group of queer and allied artists.

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Shapeshifters
Past Exhibition

March 2, 2019 - June 16, 2019 Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s (CAMH) Teen Council is pleased to present Shapeshifters, a group exhibition featuring work by over forty Houston-area teen artists

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GRLZ + VEILS
Past Exhibition

January 19, 2019 - March 31, 2019 Brown Foundation Gallery

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Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign
Past Exhibition

November 10, 2018 - February 17, 2019 Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

CAMH presents Nicolas Moufarrege: Recognize My Sign, a comprehensive exhibition showcasing his embroidered paintings, blending diverse influences.

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