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The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

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The Contemporary Arts Museum in Houston, Texas is free to the public and a family-friendly home for art and interest for all ages.

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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Free to the public since it originally opened in 1948, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) features modern artwork from around the world. Its exhibits are ever-changing, so you can check out something new on every visit! It also acts as a forum for artists, and offers educational programs for all ages.

Since 1972, the museum has been housed inside the iconic stainless steel building designed by the award-winning architect Gunnar Birkerts in the center of Houston's Museum District. Though the museum doesn't have a cafe or restaurant, it does have a shop that offrers everything from books and catalogs to gifts, jewelry, as well as toys and games for kids.

But apparently you can forget about sharing your day on Facebook. The museum's site says that still photography for personal use is okay (without a flash) but you can't reproduce, distribute or sell any of your images.


The details

Name: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Address:5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas

Phone: 713.284.8250

Online: Contemporary Arts Museum Houston - camh.org

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