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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006-6598
+1 713-284-8250
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Excellent curation

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston was my favourite place we visited on our 'cultural' day out in... read more

Reviewed 28 June 2017
London, United Kingdom
Currently being renovated but still interesting

Museum is just across the street from the Fine Arts Museum and worth a quick visit. Only the... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Houston, Texas
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The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is a non-collecting institution dedicated to presenting the best and most exciting international, national, and regional art. Through dynamic exhibitions accompanied by scholarly publications and accessible educational programs, the Museum reaches out to local, regional, national, and international audiences of various ages. CAMH is always fresh, always free.
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  • Average18%
  • Poor8%
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 19:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
5216 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006-6598
The Museum District
+1 713-284-8250
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston was my favourite place we visited on our 'cultural' day out in Houston. The Paul Ramírez Jonas exhibition was so interesting and commentary surrounding each of the pieces was perfect - it really made me think. Cannot believe that all...More

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CAMHouston, Public Relations Manager at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2017

Thank you for visiting! We are delighted to hear that you had an enjoyable experience. We hope to see you back at CAMH sometime soon!

Reviewed 19 April 2017

Museum is just across the street from the Fine Arts Museum and worth a quick visit. Only the basement level was open due to preparation for a new show but the downstairs was worth a quick visit.

Thank mikel12323
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This place was kind of boring to us since we do not know anything about art, people walking around just wondering if you are touching stuff, good experience even though we came out as we went in, knowing nothing about art lol.

Thank bryanmantezoni
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Nothing here was wonderful, but it was still worth a visit. We caught part of a young designers fashion show while we were there.

Thank abecedarius
Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

Went here with extended family while in Houston. Upstairs is super quiet, downstairs a little more fun (and the gift shop is down there). Art is not my thing, but went with them to see what it's all about. Felt bad for the curators, seems...More

Thank Kewellbeans
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Good examples of current art, But the standout here is the terrific selection of unusual items in the downstairs shop. So many clever and/or attractive things I could have brought home had I a looser wallet and bigger suitcase! Household decor, jewelry, clothing -- almost...More

1  Thank Suziiiii
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

The Museum is small and all, but it contains fascinating modern work. It is just a few steps from MFA, and Admission is free. Take a moment to apresúrate contemporary art.

1  Thank Mari M
Reviewed 12 January 2017

The museum has free admision, which is great, but the exhibition is too small, we spend more time in the gift store than in the rooms

Thank Luchimejia
Reviewed 17 November 2016

This was free, but for a good reason. It was small and wasn't that great. I told my husband it's sad when I enjoy a gift shop more than an attraction. A lot of the art I wasn't even sure what it was about, such...More

Thank gtaylor05
Reviewed 11 November 2016

On the edge of the Houston Museum District is a interesting, very modern looking stainless steel clad, slightly out of place parallelogram shaped building designed by architect Gunnar Birkerts and opened in 1972. There are 2 good sized gallery spaces which provide ample space for...More

Thank Martin T
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