HANDS-ON HOUSTON FAMILY FESTIVAL A Celebration of Fiber Arts!
HANDS-ON HOUSTON FAMILY FESTIVAL
A Celebration of Fiber Arts!
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is pleased to host the third annual HANDS-ON HOUSTON
FAMILY FESTIVAL, a free community event. Families and visitors of all ages are invited to this fun day of
indoor/outdoor activities. This year, HCCC celebrates the fiber arts with hands-on craft activities, demonstrations
by local artists and more. Visitors will enjoy:
• Craft Activities: Handweaving, Papermaking and Wet Felting
• Demonstrations by Contemporary Handweavers of Houston, Houston Area Fiber Artists, Quilt Guild of Greater Houston, and Texas Basket Weavers Association
• The Final Weekend of Summer Exhibitions: “The Tool at Hand” and “Ctrl + P”
• Koagi Hots Food Truck
The HANDS-ON HOUSTON FAMILY FESTIVAL is a super-sized version of HANDS-ON HOUSTON, a free craft-
activity open house at HCCC on the first Saturday of every month (11 AM – 3 PM). Each month, a teaching artist
demonstrates a craft related to current exhibitions and events. Families and children of all ages are welcome, and
materials are provided.
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street, Houston, TX 77002
EVENT WEB PAGE
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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is a nonprofit visual arts center dedicated to advancing education about the process, product and history of craft. HCCC provides exhibition, retail and studio spaces to support the work of local and national artists and serves as a resource for artists, educators and the community at large. Located in the Museum District at 4848 Main Street, HCCC is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10 AM – 5 PM, and Sunday, 12 – 5 PM. Summer Hours: Closed Sundays, July 4th – Labor Day. Winter Holiday Hours: Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, December 26th, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Admission is free. Accessible parking is available directly behind the facility, off Travis Street. HCCC is three blocks south of the Wheeler Avenue MetroRail station on Main Street.
HCCC is funded in part by grants from The Brown Foundation, Inc.; Houston Endowment, Inc.; the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance; Texas Commission on the Arts; the Wortham Foundation, Inc.; Windgate Charitable Foundation; and Kinder Foundation. United Airlines is the official airline of Houston Center for Contemporary Craft.
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