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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston Review

Housed in an aluminum-sheathed trapezoid, this non-collecting institution hosts traveling avant-garde art shows. Once recent exhibition was "Design Life Now: National Design Triennial," showcasing the experimental projects, emerging ideas, major buildings, and new media that were at the center of contemporary culture from 2003–06; firms represented in the show included Apple and Nike. The museum also throws "Steel Lounge," an evening get-together of music, drinks, and mingling masses, on the final Friday of every month.

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  • Address: 5216 Montrose Blvd., Museum District, Houston, TX 77006 | Map It
  • Phone: 713/284–8250
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Tues., Wed., Fri., and Sat. 10–5, Thurs. 10–9, Sun. noon–5
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  • Location: Museum District

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