Date & Time
Saturday, November 5, 2016 11:00 am
to 3:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main Street, Houston TX 77002

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is pleased to host the sixth annual HANDS-ON HOUSTON FAMILY FESTIVAL, a free community event. Families and visitors of all ages are invited to this fun day of indoor/outdoor activities. This year, HCCC celebrates clay and polymer clay with hands-on activities, demonstrations by local artists and more.

  • Learn about various techniques for working with clayand polymer clay
  • Have fun with hands-on activities:
  • See live demonstrations by Houston-area clayand polymer clay artists
  • View the fall exhibitions in our galleries: CraftTexas 2016and BEST IF USED BY in the artist hall
  • Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and home décor in the Asher Gallery
  • Enjoy food and refreshments on site from local food trucks

Special thanks to event sponsors, Polyform Products and Ceramic Store.
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Please note:  the HCCC parking lot will be blocked off for activities and food trucks.

The HANDS-ON HOUSTON FAMILY FESTIVAL is a super-sized version of HANDS-ON HOUSTON, a free craft-activity open house at HCCC on the first Saturday of every month (11 AM – 3 PM). Each month, a teaching artist demonstrates a craft related to current exhibitions and events. Families and children of all ages are welcome, and materials are provided. To follow the event online and share your images, please use #HandsOnHouston.

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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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