Theaster Gates: The Gift and the Renege
May 17, 2024 - October 20, 2024
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston:
5216 Montrose Blvd,
Houston, TX 77006

The Chicago-based multidisciplinary artist showcases his devotion to Black creativity in this exhibition of paintings, sculpture, and installations focused on Freedmen’s Town. The Fourth Ward settlement has a storied legacy as a destination for liberated Black residents following the Civil War. The show explores the complex dynamics at play there, such as how labor, architecture, and resilience factored into emancipation.

All Events