Date & Time
Saturday, March 4, 2017 11:00 am
to 3:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main St.

Please join HCCC for Craft Community Day, a new spring event featuring the “Annual Gathering of the Guilds” and other local community groups. Visitors of all ages are invited to watch a variety of craft demonstrations—including blacksmithing, book arts, printing, woodturning, basket weaving, and ceramics—and participate in all that HCCC has to offer.

  • See craft demonstrations by Houston-area artist guilds and community groups; some groups will offer activities for visitors
  • See the current exhibitions on view: United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Dietz, and Ehren Tool; New Tradition: Melissa Cody; and Pocket Museum
  • Participate in United by Hand by cutting fabric for artist Drew Cameron’s paper demonstration
  • Participate in artist Rebecca Braziel’s Creeping Vine project
  • Visit the resident artists’ studios
  • Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and home décor in the Asher Gallery
  • Enjoy delicious food and refreshments from El Topo food truck 

Participating groups include:

  • ClayHouston
  • Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
  • Gulf Coast Woodturners
  • Houston Area Blacksmiths Association
  • Houston Bead Society
  • Houston Book Arts Guild
  • Houston Metal Arts Guild
  • Houston Calligraphy Guild
  • Machine Knitting Club
  • Polymer Clay Guild
  • Printers Guild
  • Texas Association of Original Doll Artists
  • Texas Basket Weavers Association
  • TXRX Labs
  • Wood Workers Club of Houston
  • Workshop Houston

PARKING: The HCCC parking lot will be blocked off for demonstrations, but street parking is available nearby. 

Follow HCCC on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram @CraftHouston. To follow the event online and share your images, use #CraftCommunityDay. 

 

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4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is located in the Houston Museum District, two blocks south of Highway 59, near Rosedale St. Visitors should park in the free parking lot located directly behind the building, off Rosedale and Travis Streets, and enter through the back entrance. 

Free Admission

OPEN TUESDAY – SATURDAY, 10 AM – 5 PM

4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is located in the Houston Museum District, two blocks south of Highway 59, near Rosedale St. Visitors should park in the free parking lot located directly behind the building, off Rosedale and Travis Streets, and enter through the back entrance. 

Free Admission

OPEN TUESDAY – SATURDAY, 10 AM – 5 PM

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