Upcoming Events


Readings from the Border:
A Bilingual Literary Event with
Hipolito Acosta & Sarah Cortez

July 26, 2014 at 1:30 pm

In conjunction with the current exhibition, La Frontera, please join HCCC for a reading of works by two Houston writers with long careers in U.S.-Mexico border security and immigration advocacy. Passages from The Shadow Catcher: A U.S. Agent Infiltrates Mexico’s Deadly Crime Cartels, by Hipolito Acosta, and Our Lost Border: Essays on Life amid the Narco-Violence, by Sarah Cortez, will be presented and discussed by the authors. Jenny Lynn Weitz, HCCC Marketing Coordinator, will read a Spanish translation of the writings. Read More »



August 2, 2014 at 11:00 am

This month, please join us as we create glowing bracelets using non-traditional materials. Ever wondered how LED lights work? Our friends at TX/RX Labs will demonstrate how to create a simple circuit with copper tape and a battery. Each participant will decorate a paper bracelet using colorful sharpies, then, place a circuit on the back to make it glow! Read More »


ClayHouston Summer Series:
Photographing Your 3D Artwork

August 16, 2014 at 10:00 am

Join ClayHouston for Photographing Your 3D Artwork, presented by Dee Zunker of Dee Zunker Photography. In this two-hour presentation, you will learn how to best light your work, how to navigate camera settings, and how to process digital images. This information will help you create professional-style images for submission of your work and for use in social media. Read More »


An Inside Look at “Taking Shape: Celebrating the Windgate Fellowship:” A Discussion with Juror,
Cindi Strauss, and Featured Artist, Kathleen Janvier

August 16, 2014 at 1:30 pm

Please join HCCC for a discussion between Cindi Strauss, Assistant Director of Programming and Curator for Modern and Contemporary Decorative Arts and Design at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, and featured artist, Kathleen Janvier, as they share their experiences surrounding the exhibition, Kathleen’s work, and also the importance of the Windgate Fellowship program. Read More »



August 20, 2014 at 6:00 pm

Please join HCCC and 2014 Texas Master, Sandie Zilker, for a members-only reception and private tour of her solo exhibition in the front gallery. HCCC members are invited to hear Zilker speak about her work and then mingle with the artist, HCCC Board and staff, and other members over refreshments and snacks. The resident artist studios and Asher Gallery will be open for this special event. Read More »



September 6, 2014 at 11:00 am

Please join us on Saturday, September 6, between 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM, for our monthly HANDS-ON HOUSTON. Event details will be announced soon! Sign up to receive our E-Newsletter, and get to know the August activity before anyone else! Read More »