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Members’ Preview | THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show

December 7, 2023 @ 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery
Members' Preview | THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show @ Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery

All CAMH Members are invited to the Member Preview of THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show. Members can enjoy complimentary drinks, and a private first look at the exhibition before the public celebration at 7PM. Food will be available to purchase on-site.

The evening will include a special moment for you! As a CAMH member we want to say Thank You! and what better way to give thanks than by having a special holiday reception for our members who help CAMH strive to meet audiences where they are. Join CAMH to experience THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show that demonstrates the power of collaborative efforts through innovative practice and historical research and aims to inspire current and future generations for a new way to share Black histories in Houston, Texas, THIS WAY.

Complimentary drinks will be provided by Stella Artois and food will be available to purchase on-site through Gumbo King.

THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show showcases new work from Imhotep Blot by way of Amaechina Blot and Studio KER led by Michael Bennett; Colby Deal, Nahtan (Nate Edwards), Dom Elam, Amarie Gipson, Priscilla T. Graham, Gem Hale, Charonda Johnson, Berlin, Jaylen Pigford, Irene Antonia Diane Reece, and Jason Woods (Flash Gordon Parks), who are invited to examine innovative ways of participating in the storytelling of their legacy and the heritage of Houston Freedmen’s Town.

THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show is organized by Contemporary Arts Museum Houston and curated by Mich Stevenson, CAMHxHouston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy Project Manager with support from fifth generation Freedmen’s Town resident Charonda Johnson, CAMHxHouston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy Engagement Manager.

For the Members Only Code to RSVP and other questions regarding memberships please contact Lorielle Anderson, Development and Membership Manager, at or 713.284.8264.

About Houston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy

The Houston Freedmen’s Town Conservancy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that protects and preserves the history of Freedmen’s Town for the benefit of future generations. We support community engagement, re-education, and heritage tourism.


Major support for THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show is provided by the Mellon Foundation.

THIS WAY: A Houston Group Show has been made possible by the patrons, benefactors, and donors to CAMH’s Major Exhibition Fund: Chinhui Juhn and Eddie Allen, Louise Jamail, Sissy and Denny Kempner, Dillon Kyle and Sam Lasseter, MD Anderson Foundation, Rea Charitable Trust, The Sarofim Foundation, The Stolbun Family, Louisa Stude Sarofim, and the Texas Commission on the Arts.

Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston is funded in part by the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.


Members Preview for Mariah Garnett: Dreamed This Gateway at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2022. Photo courtesy Tasha Gorel.