Contemporary Arts Museum

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O V E R V I E W
Facility:Contemporary Arts Museum
Description:The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston offers a variety of educational programs that reflect the diversity of its audiences. Through regularly scheduled events for children, teens and adults, the Museum is dedicated to creating exciting ways for visitors to access, enjoy, and learn more about contemporary art and artists.

Discussion and activity-based group tours are available free of charge if scheduled within ten days of the visit.
A D D R E S S
Address 1:5216 Montrose Blvd
Address 2:
City:Houston
State/Province:TX
Zip Code:77006
V I S I T I N G   I N F O
Hours:Tuesday - Wednesday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Friday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday, noon - 5 p.m.

Closed Mondays, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Admission:FREE!
Telephone:(713) 284-8250
Website:http://www.camh.org/
R E V I E W S
Susan, Co-op Member
Best for:
1) Fine Arts: seeing contemporary art and trends, developing an eye for color, shape, line, texture, and more
2) History and Current Events: discussing how history, current events are reflected in the art
3) Science and technology: learning how art is made, materials used
4) Language arts: providing inspiration for essays
5) Ethics and Morals: content of art begs discussion of values, morals

Peak age of enjoyment: 16+ y.o.

Pros: free

Cons: exhibits can be extremely risque' and incomprehensible, can be tough to find parking

Cautions: strongly recommend adult preview before taking any children or youth, do not take young children, art is often provocative, risque' and may offend family values
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