Date & Time
Saturday, September 5, 2020 11:00 am
to 1:00 pm
Venue
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Address
4848 Main St.
Hands on Houston to go

Our long-running family craft-making event, Hands-on Houston, is now mobile, with HOH To Go activity kits that 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.

For our first HOH To Go, play with a combination of hard and soft craft materials, wood and fiber, to create a wearable felt necklace. Experiment with applying friction, water, and a little bit of soap to wool in order to create a solid felt ball in a variety of colors. This activity is a great intro-level project for anyone interested in trying out wet felting for the first time.

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.

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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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