Contemporary Arts Museum Houston – CAMH

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

(713) 284-8250

5216 Montrose Boulevard

Houston, TX 77006


Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

August 25 - January 6, 2019

Walls Turned Sideways: Artists Confront the Justice System is an exhibition investigating the US's criminal justice system. Organized by guest curator Risa Puleo, the show includes works spanning the past forty years by over thirty artists. Artists include:Andrea Robbins and Max Becher | New York, New York Josh Begley | Brooklyn, New York Zach Blas | London, United Kingdom Chandra McCormick and Keith Calhoun | New Orleans, Louisiana Luis Camnitzer | New York, New York Jamal Cyrus | Houston, Texas James Drake | Santa Fe, New Mexico The Estate of Chris Burden | 1946–2015 The Estate of Martin Wong | 1946–1999 Tirtza Even | Chicago, Illinois Andrea Fraser | New York, New York Maria Gaspar | Chicago, Illinois Danny Giles | Chicago, Illinois Sam Gould | Minneapolis, Minnesota Michelle Handelman | Brooklyn, New York Coco Fusco and Paula Heredia | Brooklyn, New York Suzanne Lacy with Julio Morales and Unique Holland | Los Angeles, California Alexa Hoyer | Brooklyn, New York Ashley Hunt | Los Angeles, California Richard Kamler | San Francisco, California Titus Kaphar | New York, New York Kapwani Kiwanga | Paris, France Autumn Knight | New York, New York Deana Lawson | Brooklyn, New York Shaun Leonardo | Brooklyn, New York Glenn Ligon | New York, New York Sarah Ross and Damon Locks | Chicago, Illinois Lucky Pierre | Chicago, Illinois Mark Menjivar | San Antonio, Texas Trevor Paglen | New York, New York Anthony Papa | New York, New York Mary Patten | Chicago, Illinois Jenny Polak | New York, New York Carl Pope, Jr. | Indianapolis, Indiana Lauri Jo Reynolds | Chicago, Illinois Sherrill Roland | Raleigh, North Carolina Gregory Sale | Phoenix, Arizona Dread Scott | Brooklyn, New York Sable Elyse Smith | Brooklyn, New York Rodrigo Valenzuela | Los Angeles, California

Cary Leibowitz: Museum Show

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

May 11 - August 26, 2018

An exhibition surveying the career of New York-based artist Cary Leibowitz. In his work, Leibowitz explores concepts of popular culture, social commentary, self-loathing, institutional critique, and stand-up comedy.


American Sign Language Tour

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Justin Boyd: 20HERTZ

In his 20HERTZ lecture, San Antonio artist Justin Boyd will explore “the themes of musical influences in everyday life. Boyd is an artist who explores landscapes,...

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Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio

Right Here, Right Now: San Antonio features 19 artists and artist collaboratives living and working in San Antonio, Texas. The show is curated by Dean Daderko and...

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Teen Council Music Fest

A musical showcase hosted and organized by CAMH’s Teen Council. Lineup: Universal Pulp Julia Griffin Rick Glaciers The Drive Nick Vyner DJ performance by Luminosalix...

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Teen Council Fashion Show

A runway-style fashion show curated and organized by CAMH’s Teen Council. The show will feature clothing and accessories designed by Houston-area teens.

The Electro Heights Music Showcase

The Electro Heights Music Showcase is “a melding of contemporary art and synth/MIDI-driven music performances designed to engage the senses. CAMH partners with Royal Raccoon...

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Margarita with a Straw

Margarita with a Straw tells the story of “a rebellious young woman (played by Kalki Koechlin) with cerebral palsy as she leaves her home in...

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Dissent and Desire

Dissent and Desire features a selection of 48 photographs and companion text pieces by artists and collaborators Sunil Gupta and Charan Singh. The works explore the...

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Christopher Knowles: In a Word

An exhibition of works by Brooklyn-based artist Christopher Knowles. The artist’s work “records and reorders the everyday materials around us using incantatory rhythms and repetition. Typings of...

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Teen Council: Film & Performance

CAMH’s Teen Council shares new theatrical works, experimental film, and new media performances as they explore how these concepts blur and relate to each other. The...

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A Better Yesterday

An exhibition featuring three artists whose works explore themes of childhood accomplishments, imaginary worlds, and traumas into a dialogue with their present lives. Artists include JooYoung Choi,...

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Meet and Greet: Robert Hodge

Robert Hodge and Tierney Malone will discuss the process of creating Hodge’s album, Two & ½ Years.

Paul Ramírez Jonas: Atlas, Plural, Monumental

An exhibition featuring sculptures, photography, videos, drawings, and participatory works by Paul Ramírez Jonas. From CAMH: “Ramírez Jonas’s work galvanizes connections between the personal, the collective,...

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Origins of the Self

An exhibition curated by the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston’s Teen Council. The show includes works by 63 teens that address themes of personal identity.

Angel Otero: Everything and Nothing

An exhibition surveying works created by artist Angel Otero from 2006 to 2015. The show includes paintings, collages, and sculptures.

A Traveling Show

An exhibition exploring language, linguistics, and personal communication. The show came out of a continuing mail art exchange between artists Matt Keegan and Kay Rosen.

Right Here, Right Now: Houston, Volume 2

Right Here, Right Now features three exhibitions by Houston-based artists: Amy Blakemore: People, Cars & Buildings, Sculptures, Flowers, and Junk, curated by Dean Daderko. Thedra Cullar-Ledford:...

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Jae Ko: flow 流

For this exhibition, artist Jae Ko has created a site-specific installation titled flow  流. The work consists of a room-sized sculptural relief constructed from nearly one ton of...

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Artist Talk: Jason Moran

Pianist, composer, and bandleader Jason Moran will discuss Jennie C. Jones’ work and its relationship to music.

The Interview: Red, Red Future

An exhibition of works by MPA that are inspired by the possibility of the human colonization of Mars. The show presents a new body of work...

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David Getsy: Abstract Bodies

Historian David Getsy will discuss his recent book Abstract Bodies: Sixties Sculpture in the Expanded Field of Gender.

Mark Flood: Gratest Hits

“Never has an exhibition enjoyed so many moments of extreme visual beauty, cheek by jowl with crude humor and aggressive, roughly rendered texts to create...

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Jennie C. Jones: Compilation

An exhibition of works by conceptual artist Jennie C. Jones. Drawing largely from music, Jones’ practice is based on the act of listening and translating sound...

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