Craft Community Day

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main Street, Houston, Tx, United States

Join HCCC for this free spring event featuring local artist guilds and community groups. Visitors of all ages are invited to see craft demonstrations, visit the resident artists’ studios, and view the spring exhibitions. -Watch craft demonstrations by a variety of Houston-area artist guilds and community groups -See the exhibitions on view: "THIS SIDE UP" […]

Free

Art Handling Olympics

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main Street, Houston, Tx, United States

HCCC is calling all art handlers to join HCCC for the first-ever Texas Art Handling Olympics! Inspired by the infamous competition that emerged in New York City by and for the art handling community in 2010, HCCC will host a modified version of this riotous event, replete with art handling challenges, a distinguished panel of […]

Free

Picnic Table Workshop – Session 1

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main Street, Houston, Tx, United States

Session 1 – Join HCCC and Houston ToolBank in a rewarding endeavor to craft two picnic tables that will bring joy to our Craft Garden and a nearby elementary school. Working as a group to construct a pair of tables, workshop participants will hone their woodworking skills to become proficient in using power tools like […]

$20 – $25

Picnic Table Workshop – Session 2

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main Street, Houston, Tx, United States

Session 2 – Join HCCC and Houston ToolBank in a rewarding endeavor to craft two picnic tables that will bring joy to our Craft Garden and a nearby elementary school. Working as a group to construct a pair of tables, workshop participants will hone their woodworking skills to become proficient in using power tools like […]

$20 – $25

HCCC Spring Break

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main Street, Houston, Tx, United States

Join HCCC during Spring Break week for hands-on making and other activities that encourage visitors ages three and up to explore craft and art making! Although we are normally closed on Mondays, HCCC will be open all week for this event. Each day of the week, from 10 AM – 1 PM, participants can experiment […]

Free

Framing Workshop

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft 4848 Main Street, Houston, Tx, United States

Learn framing basics using a pre-made frame in this workshop with the Menil Collection’s framer, Mina Gaber. The workshop is inspired by our current exhibition, "THIS SIDE UP", which explores the behind-the-scenes labor in a museum, including art handling and installation. Discover how to best highlight your artwork and learn framing tips, such as selecting […]

Free