Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

5216 Montrose Blvd.
Houston, TX 77006
713-284-8250
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  • Sun 12pm-5pm, Tue-Wed, Fri-Sat 10am-5pm, Thu 10am-9pm
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston's motto is "Always fresh, always free." Located in the museum district, the CAMH is a bit like the edgier, cheaper little sibling of its neighbor the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. There's no permanent collection housed in the strange metallic parallelogram of a building, but there is a fantastic rotating roster of some of the best contemporary works in a variety of media, from the international to the regional.

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