FOR BUILDING REPAIRS DEC. 25, 2014 – JAN. 23, 2015

Posted October 24, 2014 in Press Releases

(HOUSTON, TX) October 23, 2014 —Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) announces a building closure from December 25, 2014 through January 23, 2015. During this time period, the building will undergo several major repairs, including the re-setting of doors and walls, new polished concrete floors, new paint and repairs to the exterior. HCCC will open to the public for its seventh annual Martini Madness! cocktail fundraiser on the evening of January 22, 2015. The building will be closed on Friday, January 23, and resume normal business hours on Saturday, January 24. (HANDS-ON HOUSTON will not take place on January 3 but will resume its first-Saturday-of-the-month schedule on February 7.)

About Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is a nonprofit arts organization founded to advance education about the process, product and history of craft. HCCC serves as an important cultural and educational resource for Houston and the Southwest—one of the few venues in the country dedicated exclusively to craft at the highest level.  The organization provides exhibition, retail and studio spaces to support the work of local and national artists and offers mission-related educational programs in schools and underserved communities. Visitors enjoy viewing innovative exhibitions, visiting artist studios, strolling through the Craft Garden, creating their own crafts in monthly HANDS-ON HOUSTON events, and shopping for one-of-a-kind gifts and home décor in the Asher Gallery.

Located in the Museum District at 4848 Main Street, HCCC is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, and Sunday, 12 – 5 PM. (Closed Sundays July 4th – Labor Day.) Holiday and winter closure dates: Thanksgiving Day (November 27) and December 25, 2014 – January 23, 2015.

Free parking is available directly behind the facility, off Rosedale and Travis Street. HCCC is three blocks south of Wheeler Ave. MetroRail station on Main Street. HCCC is funded in part by grants from The Brown Foundation; Houston Endowment, Inc.; the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance; Texas Commission on the Arts; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Kinder Foundation; the Morgan Foundation; Windgate Charitable Foundation; and the Wortham Foundation. For more information, call 713.529.4848 or visit www.crafthouston.org. Follow HCCC on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @CraftHouston.

Mary Headrick (mheadrick@crafthouston.org)
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
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