Admission is free.

Plan Your Visit

We are pleased to welcome you back into the Museum with expanded health and safety protocols. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) is working diligently to ensure a seamless and contact-free Museum experience. Learn what to expect on your future visit, below.

Social Distancing

  • CAMH’s spacious galleries allow for at least six feet of space between building occupants at all times.
  • Parties may remain together, but a minimum of six feet of distance must be maintained between all other non-family members.


Face Coverings

  • Face masks must be worn (covering mouth and nose) by all staff and by all visitors three years of age and older.
  • Masks for those without them will be provided at the welcome desk.


Limited Capacity 

Numbers may change daily depending on the recommendation of the CDC and Houston City Government.

  • The upper level Brown Foundation Gallery will reach maximum capacity at 150 visitors and staff members.
  • The lower level Nina and Michael Zilkha Gallery will reach maximum capacity at 70 visitors and staff members.



  • Wash your hands and use hand sanitizer before arriving and throughout your visit.
  • Persons who are feeling ill or who have been exposed to COVID-19 within the past two weeks are asked to visit at a later date.
  • The Museum has enhanced the ongoing cleaning of high-touch surfaces throughout the day.


Museum Hours




Admission to CAMH is always free due to the generosity of our members and donors.

Holiday Hours

Juneteenth — Closed
Independence Day — Closed
Thanksgiving Eve — Closed
Thanksgiving — Closed
Christmas Eve — Closed
Christmas — Closed
New Year’s Eve — Closed
New Year’s — Closed

Holiday hours vary annually based on when they fall on the calendar.

In the Galleries and Online

In-Person Tours

CAMH’s tours are designed to cultivate critical and flexible thinking. Tours are for visitors of all ages, backgrounds, and interests. Tours are discussion-based and led by a member of CAMH’s esteemed FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) Team. Contact or fill out the attached form to request a tour.

Virtual Tours

CAMH’s tours are designed to cultivate critical and flexible thinking. Even if you are not able to bring your group or students to the Museum in-person, we can still meet virtually and show you around our galleries. CAMH’s tours are designed to cultivate critical and flexible thinking. Virtual tours are for visitors of all ages, backgrounds, and interests. Contact or fill out the attached form to request a tour.

Educational Outreach Series

Are you interested in a synchronous learning opportunity with CAMH? Or want to share more resources with your students about contemporary art, artists, and ideas? Check out our Educational Outreach series, designed to bring the Museum’s galleries to classrooms. Each video includes activities that focus on our past and current exhibitions and are available for K–12th grade.

Getting Here

CAMH is conveniently located in the Museum District.


Things to Do

CAMH is one of 19 organizations that make up Houston’s vibrant Museum District. Located within a 1.5-mile radius of the Mecom Fountain, Houston’s Museum District includes not only CAMH but the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH), The Menil Collection, the Houston ZooLawndale Art Center, the Houston Museum of Natural Science, and many, many more. Spend the day in Houston’s Museum District!

To plan your stay in Houston, go to

Places to Eat

From the weekly food trucks to the local restaurants, there is something for everyone in the Museum District! Within walking distance of CAMH, you can find several restaurants serving a wide variety of cuisines, including Barnaby’s, Bodega’s Taco Shop, Pondi Café, Lucille’s, Cafe Leonelli at MFAH, MF Sushi, The Monarch at the Hotel Zaza, and Pinewood Cafe.

For more information on the curated selection of food trucks at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston, click here.

Where to Stay

The Hotel Zaza is situated in the heart of the Museum District and features a beautiful art collection, delicious restaurant, and luxurious spa. The Museum District is also conveniently located near the Medical District, Downtown, and Midtown—each has a variety of hotel options.

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