Like a mirror, art reflects the beauty of the world around us, reveals who we truly are, and can contain a lot of naked people. Reframe your perspective with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $35 for a one-year individual membership (a $75 value)
- $45 for a one-year household membership (a $100 value). The household membership is valid for two adults and two children.
- $99 for a one-year friend membership (a $250 value)
Benefits of all three 100% tax deductible memberships include invitations to all openings and events, free drink tickets at exhibition openings, and 10% discounts to The Museum Shop. Household and Friend members also receive reciprocal membership privileges to more than 450 museums across North America.
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
Designed by award-winning architect Gunnar Birkerts, the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston's stainless steel building safeguards a multitude of work designed to intellectual engage viewers and invoke complex reactions. The museum's two galleries, the Brown Foundation Gallery and the Zilkha Gallery, collectively host 8–10 free exhibitions every year.
The Brown Foundation spotlights work by internationally renowned artists and pieces organized around themes; past exhibits include a Kiki Smith survey and a showcase of performance art by black artists. The Zilkha, meanwhile, hosts the museum's Perspective Series, which gathers the work of emerging artists. The museum's Teen Council curates a biyearly edition of Perspectives, unveiling work by young, Houston-area artists that mine for deeper feelings than the normal teenage angst toward parents, teachers, and singing animatronic bears. The Teen Council also contributes to the museum's numerous programs, which include lectures and discussions for each show, as well as Musiqa concerts based on each Brown Foundation Gallery exhibition.