Upcoming Events

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MEET ARTIST BRIAN FLEETWOOD

August 8, 2015 at 10:00 am

Stop by HCCC this Saturday, August 8th, from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, for an opportunity to meet New Mexico metalsmith Brian Fleetwood as he will explain his ongoing project, Artificial Dissemination. Mimicking biological communities through systems made up of jewelry and their human hosts, Brian illustrates epistemology—the theory and organization of knowledge. Read More »

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HCCC Members-Only Event at
Holocaust Museum

August 18, 2015 at 5:30 pm

Please join HCCC for a members-only private tour of “The Art of Gaman” at Holocaust Museum Houston’s Morgan Family Center, on Tuesday, August 18th, 5:30 – 7:00 PM. On this special evening, HCCC members are invited to learn about the exhibition and mingle with HCCC Board, staff and other members. Read More »

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Lecture by Betsy Greer

August 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm

As part of Crafting a Continuum: Rethinking Contemporary Craft, HCCC is pleased to invite you to a lecture by Betsy Greer on Saturday, August 29th at 2:00 PM. Betsy Greer is the author of Craftivism: The Art of Craft and Activism.  Read More »

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HANDS-ON-HOUSTON:
Copper Wire Jewelry

September 5, 2015 at 11:00 pm

This month, join members of the Houston Metal Arts Guild (HMAG) as they teach us how to create bracelets and necklaces from copper wire. Start with a hoop of patinated (darkened) and annealed (softened) copper wire. Use pliers and mallets to form the wire into whatever shape you like. Add texture to your piece by pounding it with metal hammers, and brighten it by scrubbing with steel wool. Wear your creation as a bracelet, or string it on a leather cord to make a necklace. Read More »