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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

HANDS-ON HOUSTON: SUN PRINTS

Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019 – Saturday, Feb. 2, 2019

11:00 AM – 03:00 PM
US/Central

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Join HCCC to create your own cyanotypes (also known as sun prints) from a photographic process that produces prints when objects are placed in the sun. To get inspiration for your cyanotypes, explore the new exhibition, Tom Loeser: Please Please Pleaseand discover how the artist uses found objects in his prints. Then, work with your family or friends to select objects, design a composition, and watch, as your work of art develops on photo-sensitive paper in the sun.

Note: Please allow 25 minutes to complete this activity. The activity will take place outdoors and is on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last.

HANDS-ON HOUSTON is a free drop-in event held the first Saturday of every month. Each month, a teaching artist demonstrates a craft related to the current exhibitions. Families and children of all ages are welcome to come any time between 11 AM and 3 PM and participate in a 15 – 20-minute activity. Materials are provided. This program supports HCCC’s mission to advance education about the process, product, and history of craft. Learn more here.

Pictured: Tom Loeser, “Not a Dozen Odd,” 2014. Cyanotype. 32 x 28 inches. Photo courtesy of the artist.

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • 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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