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CAMH invites teens to learn about contemporary art, the world, and themselves by visiting the Museum, participating in programming curated by their peers, applying to be a part of CAMH’s Teen Council, and experiencing exhibitions featuring work by Houston-based teenagers.

Teen Council Meeting, 2017. Photo by Ronald L. Jones.

Teen Council

Teen Council serves at the Museum’s vehicle for attracting the city’s teen population to CAMH and exposing them to the vibrant field of contemporary art.

Room to Rise Study cover

Study: Room to Rise

CAMH recently participated in a study that explored the lasting impact of intensive teen programs in art museums in Room to Rise: The Lasting Impact of Intensive Teen Programs in Art Museums.

H. David Waddell Speaking About Martel Award, 2017. Video By Ronald L. Jones.

Martel Award

The Marian and Speros Martel Award of the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is given annually to a graduating senior at the Kinder High School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Houston (HSPVA).