Upcoming Events

Call for Donations: Military Uniforms & Civilian Clothing Needed for Papermaking

January 9, 2017 at 10:00 am

As part of the United by Hand exhibition, HCCC invites the public to donate military uniforms and civilian clothing to be used in the papermaking process for the upcoming Combat Paper demonstration and workshop, March 24 – 25, 2017, by artist Drew Cameron.  Read More »

GAME CITY SHOWCASE:
MUSEUM DISTRICT NIGHT

February 2, 2017 at 6:00 pm

For the Game City Showcase featuring the Museum District, HCCC will be open late for guests to enjoy a special preview of the spring exhibitions, which open to the public on Friday, February 3rd.   Read More »

WINTER/SPRING EXHIBITIONS
OPENING RECEPTION

February 3, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Please join HCCC for the opening of United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Dietz, and Ehren Tool, Future Tradition: Melissa Cody, and Pocket Museum on Friday, February 3, 2017, from 5:30 to 8:00 PM. The evening will also feature open studios by HCCC’s current resident artists.

HANDS-ON HOUSTON:
BOOKBINDING

February 4, 2017 at 11:00 am

Please join HCCC staff member and former resident artist Tarina Frank to explore the craft of bookbinding.  Learn how to make a book by folding and sewing paper together with waxed thread. This beginner binding technique can be used with various paper types and sizes to create sketchbooks, notebooks, and journals.  Read More »

SATURDAY SALON SERIES:
ARTIST TALK BY ALICIA DIETZ

February 4, 2017 at 3:30 pm

As part of United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Dietz, and Ehren ToolHCCC is pleased to present an Artist Talk by Alicia Dietz.
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SATURDAY SALON SERIES: RESIDENT ARTIST TALKS
BY REBECCA BRAZIEL, AMBER MARIE SMITH, AND SHIYUAN XU

February 11, 2017 at 3:00 pm

HCCC is pleased to present Resident Artist Talks by current residents, Rebecca Braziel, Amber Marie Smith, and Shiyuan Xu.
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CRAFT SOCIAL ON THIRD THURSDAYS: 
SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED

February 16, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Join Houston Center for Contemporary Craft for the first Craft Social, a night of making and exploring contemporary craft over conversation and refreshments.  Read More »

CRAFT COMMUNITY DAY

March 4, 2017 at 11:00 am

Please join HCCC for Craft Community Day, a new spring event featuring the “Annual Gathering of the Guilds” and other local community groups. Read More »

PAPERMAKING DEMONSTRATION
BY DREW CAMERON

March 24, 2017 at 1:00 pm

Stop by the HCCC Craft Garden to watch United by Hand artist Drew Cameron conduct a papermaking demonstration as part of the ongoing Combat Paper initiative. Drawing from the 2,000-year-old tradition of Western hand papermaking, Drew will be repurposing plant-based fibers from donated military uniforms and civilian clothing into handmade paper.  Read More »

COMBAT PAPER WORKSHOP BY DREW CAMERON

March 25, 2017 at 1:00 pm

HCCC Members’ Exclusive Workshop Hours:  11:00 AM – 12:30 PM.
Space is limited. Members should reserve their spot at events@crafthouston.org.

Please stop by the HCCC Craft Garden to participate in a free workshop led by United by Hand artist and Combat Paper co-founder Drew Cameron. In this workshop, the public is invited to repurpose donated uniforms and clothing into handmade paper using the 2,000-year-old process of Western hand papermaking.

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