Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

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CURRENT

Texas Design Now

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

August 22 - November 29, 2015

An exhibition of fashion, accessories, furniture and industrial design by artists working in Texas. The works in the show vary greatly in style and in their functionality within the home. This show is co-organized by Chris Goins and Garrett Hunter.

Whispering Bayou

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - CAMH

July 31 - November 1, 2015

An multi-media installation reflecting Houston through an ever-evolving, interactive assemblage of audiovisual impressions. The show is a collaboration of Houston filmmaker and community activist Carroll Parrott Blue, French composer and multimedia artist Jean-Baptiste Barrière, and New York composer and computer interactive artist George Lewis, along with a number of local contributors.



PAST

Steven Evans

A talk and book signing with artist, curator, and FotoFest Director Steven Evans, held in conjunction with the release of his publication The Number One […]

Reading: Richard Hell

A reading by Richard Hell, the author of I Dreamed I Was A Very Clean Tramp, is held in conjunction with Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.

Poetry Reading by Eileen Myles

A reading by legendary post-punk “lesbian culture hero” and New York-based poet Eileen Myles, held in conjunction with the exhibition Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty.

Perspectives 189: From the Margins

A group exhibition– the 9th biennial youth art exhibition organized by CAMH’s Teen Council–featuring work by 48 Houston-area teen artists in a variety of media […]

Marilyn Minter: Pretty/Dirty

An exhibition surveying artist Marilyn Minter’s explorations of our culture’s deepest impulses, compulsions, and fantasies, as well as the complex and contradictory ideas of the […]

Musiqa: Double Life

Musiqa presents a free, intimate gallery concert at the CAMH featuring the world premiere by Musiqa composer intern Charles Halka, a work for percussion with […]

Mel Chin: Rematch (CAMH)

Part of a multi-venue retrospective of work the Houston-born artist Mel Chin, the CAMH presents 19 of Chin’s discrete works made between the early 1970s […]

Double Life

Pushing at our definitions of “performance,” Double Life features a video and performance by Paris-based choreographer Jérôme Bel, a sculptural environment by South Korean artist […]

Hip Hop Talk!

Regina N. Bradley will explore how the work of Atlanta hip hop duo OutKast grounds what she theorizes as the hip hop South and how […]

Book Signing: Trenton Doyle Hancock

Artist Trenton Doyle Hancock returns to CAMH for a special book signing event in celebration of the release of his latest major catalogue, “Skin and […]

Triple Candie

Founded in 2001, Triple Candie is a research-oriented, independent curatorial agency–run by two art historians–that produces exhibitions about art but largely devoid of it. Its […]

Robert Hodge: Destroy and Rebuild

The first  solo museum show for Houston musician and visual artist, Robert Hodge. Though his practice has expanded to include site-specific sculpture and hip hop […]

Right Here, Right Now: Houston

The first of “an occasional and ongoing series through which the museum will investigate localized artistic practices.” (Read: we’ll do shows of local artists from […]

More Real Than Reality Itself

New video works Andrea Geyer, Camille Henrot, Laure Prouvost, and A. L. Steiner. The lineup is a who’s who of recently lauded video artists (who […]

20HERTZ: Smart Ass - An Evening with Fat Tony

A presentation in which the artist will discuss his musical upbringing and the influences that continue to shape his career. Following, Fat Tony will perform […]

Melanie Smith

This exhibition focuses on three video-based installation works: Xilitla: Dismantled 1; Bulto: Fragments; and Elevator. Working in cinematic installations Smith took an ethnographic approach to […]

Nathaniel Donnett: lecture

Donnett presents a lecture held in conjunction with the exhibition Black in the Abstract, Part 2: Hard Egdes/Soft Curves.

Musiqa Loft Concert

In honor of the exhibition Outside the Lines and CAMH’s 65th anniversary, Musiqa will be performing Terry Riley’s In C, which is turning 50 in […]

Lecture: Abigail DeVille

DeVille’s work is featured in both Black in the Abstract, Part 1 Epistrophy and Rites of Spring. She collects discarded materials and assembles them into […]

Painting: A Love Story

By examining the surfaces of these works, one can reconstruct the painterly decisions that lead to the finished image.

Rites of Spring

Recognizing the foreign in the familiar is at the heart of this exhibition which combines abstract paintings with photographs.

Ellen Fullman: Performance

For over twenty-five years, Ellen Fullman has worked with her unique musical structure, the “Long String Instrument” (LSI). LSI is an installation of dozens of […]

Ellen Fullman: Performance

For over twenty-five years, Ellen Fullman has worked with her unique musical structure, the “Long String Instrument” (LSI). LSI is an installation of dozens of […]

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