During Spring Break week, join Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for hands-on making and other activities that encourage families to explore craft together. Although it’s normally closed on Mondays and Tuesdays, HCCC will be open all week for this special event, with the exception of Wednesday afternoon, March 13, when the Center will be closed for a private event.
>>Hands-on Activities & Ask-Me Docent Tours, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
>>Self-Guided Activity Cards & Sketching in the Galleries, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
**Wednesday’s Activities will take place from 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM only (HCCC closed 12:00 – 5:00 PM for private event)
In the galleries, discover whimsical furniture and prints in Tom Loeser: Please Please Please, and study the handmade ceramic objects on view in To Be of Use. Spend time looking, talking, and sketching art in the galleries with our experienced docents, and explore the open studios of HCCC’s current resident artists to gain insight into the inspirations and artistic processes of working artists. Experiment with new materials, tools, and techniques each morning of the week with hand-on activities.
Monday: Paper Marbling
Tuesday: Polymer Clay Tiny Food
Wednesday: Paper Weaving
Thursday: Tiny Furniture with Cardboard
Note: Please allow 25 minutes to complete the activity. The activity will take place indoors and is on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Self-guided activity cards and sketching in the galleries will also be available. This program supports HCCC’s mission to advance education about the process, product, and history of craft.