Date & Time
Saturday, May 1, 2021 11:00 am
to 1:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main Street
Hands on Houston to go

At May’s HOH To Go, learn to design your own cyanotype compositions by watching a virtual demo by current resident artists Hillerbrand+Magsamen.Cyanotypes, which are also known as sun prints, are made by placing an object on special photosensitive paper and then placing it in the sunlight. After being exposed to the sun, a blue image is left behind.

Pick up your HOH To Go kit at HCCC, and then watch Hillerbrand+Magsamen on our Facebook Live page at 2:00 PM, when they will do a live demonstration and explain the cyanotype process. Discover how they use found objects in their photographs, and work with your family or friends to select objects and design a composition. Then, watch your work of art as it develops on photosensitive paper in the sun.

HOH To Go activity kits can be picked up and used by the whole family. Designed for ages 5+, the kits will include materials and detailed instructions to guide you and your family through each month’s activity. Just like regular Hands-on Houston events, HOH To Go takes place on the first Saturday of every month and is free to the public.

Kits can be picked up at HCCC from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Just pull into the parking lot behind the HCCC building (off Travis and Rosedale Streets), and let a staff member know how many children will be participating in the activity. HCCC staff will then safely deliver a kit to your car for you to take home and enjoy!  When you’ve completed the activity, share your projects with #craftwithhccc, or tag us at @crafthouston. We’ll share some of our favorites in our social media posts! Note:  HOH To Go kits are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Limit four kits per family.

HOH To Go is generously supported by a grant from Texas Women for the Arts (TWA), a program of the Texas Cultural Trust.

Logo for Texas Cultural Trust, Texas Women of the Arts

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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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