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Programs & Events

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston programs offers something for everyone. Through regularly scheduled events for children, teens, and adults, the Museum is dedicated to creating exciting ways for visitors to access and enjoy, as well as learn more about, contemporary art and artists. Programs are a vital platform for experimentation where visitors experience art and performance in the gallery space.

Douglas Crimp Lecture at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2017. Photo: Ronald Jones

Talk, Lecture, & Reading

Engage with artists, curators, and scholars through innovative programs that explore CAMH’s rotation of exhibitions.

Tanner Garza at CAMHTexas Noise and Ambience, 2017. Photo: Ronald L Jones.

Music, Film, & Performance

CAMH opens up the unique and ever-changing gallery spaces as a place to experience new music, film, and artistic performances.

Open Studio at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2017


Connect more deeply with the artwork on display in the CAMH galleries by experimenting with a new material or idea through a hands-on workshop.

Programs and Education Support

The Museum receives support for its education programs from: Anonymous, Dillon Kyle Architecture, Frost Bank, Louise D. Jamail, Mr. and Mrs. I.H. Kempner III, Kinder Morgan Foundation, Robert and Pearl Wallis Knox Foundation, Leticia Loya, Elisabeth McCabe, M.D. Anderson Foundation, Marian and Speros Martel Foundation Endowment, Andrew R. McFarland, Mark and Mary Ann Miller, Nordstrom, Inc., Ms. Louisa Stude Sarofim, Texas Commission on the Arts, Texas Women for the Arts, Martha Claire Tompkins, and Elizabeth Satel Young.

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


2017-2018 Teen Council Members. Photo By Ronald L Jones.

Now Accepting Teen Council Applications

CAMH’s Teen Council is a highly collaborative creative incubator that provides high school students grades 9-12 with opportunities in leadership, visual literacy, and life skill development. Teen Council is for artists and all types of arts enthusiasts. You need not be an artist to apply.

Click below to apply. Applications are considered on a rolling basis and will close on April 15, 2018 at 11:59PM.

Apply now