Date & Time
Saturday, November 3, 2018 11:00 am
to 3:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main St.

Join HCCC for the eighth 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 the use of color in craft with hands-on activities, demonstrations by local artists, and more.

  • Learn a variety of techniques for adding color to craft mediums
  • Have fun with hands-on activities:
    • Design and glaze your own ceramic tile with ClayHouston
    • Join the Houston Handweavers Guild to dye fabric using natural materials from the Craft Garden
    • Make your own sheet of marbled paper
  • Join current resident artist Eunsil Leem to learn about patina techniques
  • Learn about experimental dyeing techniques with local fashion designer Isabel Wilson
  • View the fall exhibitions, CraftTexas 2018 and After Memphis: Crafted Postmodern
  • Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and home décor in the Asher Gallery
  • Enjoy food and refreshments on site from Gypsy Wagon  and GoodPop 

THANKS TO OUR IN-KIND SPONSORS!
Dal-Tile – ceramic tiles
AMACO – glazes
Goodpop – popsicles

PARKING
The HCCC parking lot will be blocked off for activities and food trucks, but street parking is available nearby.

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.

Follow HCCC on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram @CraftHouston. 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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