Date & Time
Saturday, October 1, 2022 11:00 am
to 3:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main Street

This month, celebrate the return of cooler weather and our Craft Garden by learning how to make paper!

Find inspiration from paper-making plants in the garden, and learn how to use recycled paper and plant fibers to form a sheet of paper. Watch as the vat of pulp is prepared, and then pull your own sheet of paper with a mold and deckle by couching the sheet and pressing the paper. Give your project a unique twist by adding fibers and dried plant material to your paper!

Note: This activity will take place rain or shine, outdoors in the HCCC Craft Garden, and is on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Participants should be prepared to get a little wet during the papermaking process. The event is subject to change or cancellation in response to current COVID-19 conditions.

HANDS-ON HOUSTON is a free drop-in event held the first Saturday of every month. Each month, a teaching artist demonstrates a craft related to the current exhibitions. Families and children of all ages are welcome to come any time between 11 AM and 3 PM and participate in a 15 – 20-minute activity. Materials are provided. This program supports HCCC’s mission to advance education about the process, product, and history of craft. Learn more here.

Hands-on Houston is generously supported by Strake Foundation.

 

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Thursday, August 1, 2024

Inspired by our summer exhibition, “La Fuente del Deseo,” HCCC presents a special one-night concert with Las Fenix!

Saturday, August 3, 2024

Join HCCC in exploring balance and stability by designing your own, whimsical kinetic sculpture using wood and recycled materials.

Session 1: Saturday, August 24, 2024  11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 2: Saturday, August 24, 2024  1:00 – 2:00 PM

Discover the beauty and craft of Ebru, Turkish paper-marbling, with Shaheen Rahman.

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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