Houston Center for Contemporary Craft


Saturday, Mar. 4, 2017 – Saturday, Mar. 4, 2017

11:00 AM – 03:00 PM


Please join HCCC for Craft Community Day, a new spring event featuring the “Annual Gathering of the Guilds” and other local community groups. Visitors of all ages are invited to watch a variety of craft demonstrations—including blacksmithing, book arts, printing, woodturning, basket weaving, and ceramics—and participate in all that HCCC has to offer.
  • See craft demonstrations by Houston-area artist guilds and community groups; some groups will offer activities for visitors
  • See the current exhibitions on view: United by Hand: Work and Service by Drew Cameron, Alicia Dietz, and Ehren Tool; New Tradition: Melissa Cody; and Pocket Museum
  • Participate in United by Hand by cutting fabric for artist Drew Cameron’s paper demonstration
  • Participate in artist Rebecca Braziel’s Creeping Vine project
  • Visit the resident artists’ studios
  • Shop for one-of-a-kind gifts and home décor in the Asher Gallery
  • Enjoy delicious food and refreshments from El Topo food truck 

Participating groups include:

  • ClayHouston
  • Contemporary Handweavers of Houston
  • Gulf Coast Woodturners
  • Houston Area Blacksmiths Association
  • Houston Bead Society
  • Houston Book Arts Guild
  • Houston Metal Arts Guild
  • Houston Calligraphy Guild
  • Machine Knitting Club
  • Polymer Clay Guild
  • Printers Guild
  • Texas Association of Original Doll Artists
  • Texas Basket Weavers Association
  • TXRX Labs
  • Wood Workers Club of Houston
  • Workshop Houston

PARKING: The HCCC parking lot will be blocked off for demonstrations, but street parking is available nearby. 

Follow HCCC on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram @CraftHouston. To follow the event online and share your images, use #CraftCommunityDay.


  • Wednesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Sunday, Noon - 5:00 pm
  • Free Hours: Always free!

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Accessible parking lot is located directly behind the building off Travis and Rosedale.

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