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Exciting Things Are Happening at the Houston Center For Contemporary Craft

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The Houston Center for Contemporary Craft (HCCC) is famous for its dedication and leadership in furthering public education of the process and history of local craft. This season, the nonprofit is proud to announce several exhibitions beautifully curated by local craftsmen and events that will ignite your imagination and further your appreciation for local craft.  Keep Reading

Explore The Iconic Work of Norman Rockwell

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Norman Rockwell:American Freedom, at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, is the first comprehensive exhibit of Rockwell’s iconic depictions of FDR’s Four Freedoms—Freedom of Speech, Freedom of Worship, Freedom from Fear, and Freedom from Want. The seven-city tour, organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum, features the 4 paintings along with many of his other paintings, illustrations and prints. Keep Reading

Garrett Bradley’s First Solo Museum Presentation

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Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is excited to present the work of New Orleans-based artist and filmmaker, Garrett Bradley. The exhibit spans the first floor, with three multi-channel films and videos. Bradley addresses themes such as race, class, familial relationships, social justice, southern culture and the history of film in the United States.

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Holiday Maker Market at Houston Center for Contemporary Craft

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This weekend, Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is hosting their annual Holiday Maker Market. A retail opportunity to purchase elevated hand-crafted goods of all kinds while supporting local makers and artisans. Glide down the aisles in awe of the intricately made ceramics by Box Sparrow Studio, the unique handbags by Ceibo by Maria Cadena, or the up-scale jewelry made by Lauren Eckert and more.  Keep Reading

The Holiday Classic, The Nutcracker, Returns

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It is almost time for the 4th annual Houston Ballet performance of The Nutcracker – the classic show that will ensure you get in the Christmas spirit. The ballet is also celebrating their 50th anniversary this year and is excited to continue the tradition of this cherished production.

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Kickoff The Holiday Season with Miracle on 34th Street

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A.D. Players at The George Theater is proud to kick off the holiday season with Miracle on 34th Street. This play is sure to put you in the Christmas spirit just in time for the holidays. The cast includes an incredible lineup of local Houston talent including Ruddy Cravens, Kedrick Brown and Courtney Lomelo. The plays director, Philip Hayes is thrilled to work with such a spectacular cast on one of the most unforgettable Christmas plays of all time. Keep Reading

Jasper Johns: 100 Variations on a Theme

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The prolific print maker, Jasper Johns, began creating beautiful art featuring flags, targets alphabets, and other everyday objects in the 1950s that became a theme of his art for nearly six decades. His choice in subject matter marked a rapid departure from the abstract art that dominated the creative scene during the inception of his career, a contrast that established him as one of America’s most influential artists. Keep Reading

A.D. Players Presents the World Premiere of The Hiding Place

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The Hiding Place portrays the true story of a Dutch family who selflessly hid Jews during the Nazi Occupation of the Netherlands. The original film released in 1975 has captured the hearts of audiences across the world and throughout the years of its existence. A.D. Players’ very own founder Jeanette Clift George was cast in the film as Corrie ten Boom and was nominated for a Golden Globe and a British Academy Award for her outstanding performance. The world premiere of The Hiding Place in September pays tribute in many ways to the late founder.  Keep Reading

The Bryan Museum Preserves Texas’s Rich History

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The Bryan Museum opened in Galveston, TX in 2015 with the goal of ensuring that the story of Texas is preserved throughout generations. The museum boasts a wealth of artifacts, over 5,000 historical books, and paintings that beautifully illustrate the history of Texas spanning exploration to settlement, The Republic to statehood, and the discovery of oil to present times. Keep Reading

All You Can Eat: HCCC’s Latest Exhibit

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The latest exhibit from Houston Center for Contemporary Craft is by mixed-media artist Justin Favela. It features a visual-feast of large scale Tex-Mex cuisine piñatas, think nachos, a Margarita machine and more. The exhibit is playful in nature but intended to ignite a conversation about pop culture, the politics of food, and the Latinx experience in the U.S. Keep Reading

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