Special Events

Needlepoint & Group Therapy with Mary Smull

Posted December 1, 2011 in Blog

Needlepoint artist and Society for the Prevention of Unfinished Needlepoint (SPUN) founder, Mary Smull, will be at HCCC for two events this weekend. Smull is one of the artists featured in HCCC’s current exhibition, Beyond Useful & Beautiful: Rethinking Domestic Craft and will be hosting two community events this weekend in the large Gallery at HCCC. Continue Reading »

SPIN 7: Look Forward One-Night Exhibition & Dance Party

Posted August 25, 2011 in Blog

SPIN 7: Look Forward One-Night Exhibition & Dance Party
Friday, August 26, 8:00 – 11:00 PM
at Houston Center for Photography, 1441 West Alabama Continue Reading »

Houston Welcomes the American Association of Museums Conference!

Posted May 19, 2011 in Blog

The American Association of Museums (AAM), the world’s largest museum service organization, will hold its annual conference in Houston, bringing more than 5,000 museum professionals from around the world. Continue Reading »

Opening of Joan Son Exhibit Tomorrow!

Posted April 28, 2011 in Blog

Please join us tomorrow evening for the official opening of this fantastic exhibit with celebrated paper artist Joan Son. Continue Reading »

Empty Bowls Nourishes All of Us — Thoughts from Co-Founder & Chair Thomas Perry

Posted March 17, 2011 in Blog

Thomas Perry is a potter and a co-founder and chair of Empty Bowls Houston, which has been held annually since 2005 to benefit the Houston Food Bank. He is a co-founder of ClayHouston, a regional ceramics guild, and has served as President, Secretary, and Treasurer and as co-chair of ClayHouston’s first all-clay Festival. Continue Reading »

Jenine Bressner on Houston Visit

Posted January 27, 2011 in Blog

Mixed-media artist, Jenine Bressner, opens up and writes about her experiences while visiting Houston to install her first solo show at a major institution. Inverted Harmony: A Handmande Environment by Jenine Bressner, is on view in our Small Gallery through March 13, 2011. Continue Reading »

Faythe Levine on Handmade Nation: Now & Then

Posted January 20, 2011 in Blog

Director, author, artist and curator Faythe Levine traveled to 15 cities and covered more than 19,000 miles to interview artists, crafters, makers, curators and community members for her feature film debut, Handmade Nation. Continue Reading »

Meet Sarah from Sew Crafty

Posted January 13, 2011 in Blog

For some of our upcoming events, we have developed exciting partnerships with several Houston arts organizations, such as Lawndale Art Center, Aurora Picture Show and Sew Crafty HoustonContinue Reading »

Mixed-media artist, Jenine Bressner—recently featured on The Martha Stewart Show—will be in Houston for her first solo show, a special workshop, and other events in January

Posted December 30, 2010 in Blog

Mixed-media artist, Jenine Bressner, will debut her first solo show, Inverted Harmony: A handmade Environment by Jenine Bressner, at HCCC this January in the small gallery. Continue Reading »