Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

The Contemporary Arts Museum is one of the most interesting places to visit in the Museum District of Houston, Texas. As its name suggests, it focuses on modern types of art. It is located on Montrose Blvd, in the heart of the District.

The location was founded in 1948. A group of seven prominent people from the city started the project, in order to give the Houston area a place to showcase the work of more modern artists. The museum has grown in size and stature throughout the years, and has had to be remodeled a couple of times. The last major renovation was in 1997. It is an award winning facility, which draws in exhibits from around the world. Many controversial styles of medium also end up being displayed here. It may very well challenge your understanding of what constitutes art. The museum is free of charge, so this can be a real budget saver for families.

Opening hours: Tuesday - Wednesday: 10 am – 7 pm; Thursday: 10 am - 9 pm; Friday: 10 am - 7 pm; Saturday: 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday: 12 pm - 6 pm.
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Sight Name: Contemporary Arts Museum
Sight Location: Houston, USA (See walking tours in Houston)
Sight Type: Museum/Gallery
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