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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-9718
+1 713-529-4848
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Fun, interesting and fast

We went for a quick visit with some out of town relatives and we all enjoyed our brief... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2017
Houston, Texas
What a Gem

My friends took me here when I visited Houston. I was blown away by the variety and skill of the... read more

Reviewed 16 April 2017
Allison P
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Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is a nonprofit arts organization founded to advance education about the process, product and history of craft. HCCC serves as an important cultural and educational resource for Houston and the Southwest-one of the few venues in the country dedicated exclusively to craft at the highest level. The organization provides exhibition, sales and studio spaces to support the work of local and national artists and offers mission-related educational programs in schools and underserved communities. HCCC is funded in part by grants from The Brown Foundation; Houston Endowment, Inc.; the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance; Texas Commission on the Arts; the National Endowment for the Arts; the Kinder Foundation; the Morgan Foundation; Windgate Charitable Foundation; and the Wortham Foundation.
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4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002-9718
The Museum District
+1 713-529-4848
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

We went for a quick visit with some out of town relatives and we all enjoyed our brief visit. Various exhibits that change with the resident artists.

Thank mikel12323
Reviewed 16 April 2017

My friends took me here when I visited Houston. I was blown away by the variety and skill of the exhibits. I was very happy that they shared this with me.

Thank Allison P
Reviewed 28 March 2017

This is another of my favorite small museums. They have what looks to be a fun social event every Thursday evening and family friendly events on the weekends. Each exhibit I've seen here is full of interesting work. They have artist studios for their current...More

1  Thank Jeni B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

The center is a good place for a short stop anytime - they have a small exhibit hall, shop and working artists. However, the best time to go is their monthly Hands On Houston activity. The medium varies each month but my kids have consistently...More

1  Thank Amanda S
Reviewed 27 October 2016

The Houston Center for Contemporaty Craft is one of a kind place. Located on the Museum District, offers an interesting array of art, and their shop is awesome, always displays great pieces of art, jewelry, scarfs, beautiful gifts! And it is free to visit!

Thank evamariacampo
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This is near the museum district, but is kind of off the radar of many people. Look it up and give them a visit. That exhibits change several times a year, and are always excellent.

1  Thank TomLaF
Reviewed 2 May 2016

Some lovely exhibitions of all sorts of crafts ranging from ceramics to glass to paper. Many local artists are featured. The gift ship is nice as well.

1  Thank davemh333
Reviewed 21 April 2016

There are always wonderfully creative exhibits, several special events,artists in residence, an exciting gift shop and even a Weavers' Garden. I have never had any of the docents make me feel uncomfortable in all the years I've been there but I am sorry that happened...More

1  Thank sidcaver
Reviewed 3 April 2016

Small but jam packed with terrific Art. Parking lot is behind the building with a small park along side this center. Exhibits change often and we were treated to displays of amazing pottery, sculpture, paintings and jewelry. The gift shop is a treasure trove of...More

Thank 45graham
Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

So the person/artist stood watch over us while we where in the gallery. Literally like a guard watching our every move. We where the only people in the gallery( my mother, myself & my 2 teen daughters). She even followed us out checking the displays...More

Thank Victoria C
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