Links to Contemporary Art Venues in Houston, TX

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Art Palace

Art Palace is an exhibition space dedicated to presenting the work of contemporary artists in a professional yet casual environment.

Aurora Picture Show

Aurora Picture Show is a non-profit art center for film, video, and new media.

Blaffer Gallery

Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston, serves as a venue for open and ongoing engagement with the ever changing nature of the art of today, the recent past and the near future.

Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is a not-for-profit institution dedicated to presenting the art of our time to the public.


DiverseWorks is a non-profit art center which encourages the investigation of current artistic, cultural and social issues to educate and sustain audiences for contemporary art.


Inprint is a non-profit organization that aims to nurture a vibrant community of writers and readers, rich with workshops, readings, forums, bookstores, and other kinds of literary activity.

Lawndale Art Center

Lawndale Art Center is a non-profit alternative space for the exhibition of contemporary works in all media focusing on Houston area artists.

The Menil Collection

The Menil Collection is a unique museum environment housing the collection of John and Dominique de Menil.

Rice Gallery

Rice Gallery is a university gallery which funds the artist's creative process from start to finish, and installations here can become a turning point in an artist's career.

Southwest Alternative Media Project (SWAMP)

SWAMP promotes the creation and appreciation of film, video and new media as art forms of a multicultural community.

Project Row Houses

A non-profit arts organization established in Houston's Northern Third Ward with the belief that art—and the community it creates—can be the foundation for revitalizing depressed inner-city neighborhoods.

BOX 13 ArtSpace

BOX 13 ArtSpace is an artist run nonprofit innovative environment for the creation and advancement of experimental contemporary art in Houston which hosts exhibitions and houses studio space.


An artist run experimental space that aims to host work that pushes the practical boundaries of art.

Inman Gallery

A well-established gallery which shows local to international work while promoting a local community.

Houston Center for Photography

Amazing Houston non-profit that exhibits but does not collect.

... might be good