Date & Time
Monday, March 11, 2024 10:00 am
to 1:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002

Join HCCC during Spring Break week for hands-on making and other activities that encourage visitors ages three and up to explore craft and art making!

Although we are normally closed on Mondays, HCCC will be open all week for this event.

Each day of the week, from 10 AM – 1 PM, participants can experiment with different materials, tools, and techniques through hands-on activities demonstrated by teaching artists and volunteers. Families are also invited to spend time in the galleries sketching, looking at art, and talking with experienced docents. Visitors can explore the current exhibitions, THIS SIDE UP and Fiber in 3D, as well as our resident artist studios, to gain insight into the inspirations and artistic processes of working artists.  HCCC Spring Break is free and open to the public.

HANDS-ON ACTIVITIES (Available from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM each day)

Monday, March 11: Polymer Clay Jewelry

Tuesday, March 12: Circle Weaving with the Contemporary Handweavers of Houston

Wednesday, March 13: Petrykivka (Traditional Ukrainian Painting) on Egg Ornaments

Thursday, March 14: Natural Dyes with Urban Harvest

Friday, March 15: Collage Craft with Resident Artist Robert Hodge

Hands-on activities require about 25 minutes to be completed. Activities will take place outdoors (weather permitting) and are on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Families and children ages three and up are welcome to participate. Materials are provided, and teaching artists and volunteers provide step-by-step instruction.

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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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