Sat, Apr 23|
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Program - Tour of "Sawed, Soldered, Constructed" Exhibition by Juror Cindi Strauss
HMAG's April program: Join HCCC and juror Cindi Strauss for an exclusive tour of the current exhibition, Sawed, Soldered, Constructed: The Work of Houston Metal Arts Guild, celebrating the talent within HMAG’s membership.
Time & Location
Apr 23, 2022, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, 4848 Main St, Houston, TX 77002 (USA)
Join HCCC and juror Cindi Strauss for an exclusive tour of the current exhibition, Sawed, Soldered, Constructed: The Work of Houston Metal Arts Guild, celebrating the talent within HMAG’s membership. Strauss, co-author of In Flux: American Jewelry and the Counterculture (2020) with Susan Cummins and Damian Skinner, will examine and discuss the works she selected for this juried show, as well as highlight some of the processes and techniques of the contemporary jewelry and metalwork on display.
About Juror Cindi Strauss Cindi Strauss is the Bill and Sara Morgan Curator of Decorative Arts, Craft and Design at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, where she is responsible for the acquisition, research, publication, and exhibition of post-1900 decorative arts, design, and craft, with a specialty in contemporary jewelry. She has authored or contributed to catalogues and journals on decorative arts, craft, and design topics and has been a frequent lecturer at museums nationwide. She received her M.A. in the history of decorative arts from the Cooper-Hewitt/Parsons School of Design and her B.A. with honors in art history from Hamilton College.
Note: This event is subject to change or cancellation in response to current COVID-19 conditions. The tour takes place in person and inside the HCCC building. All participants must wear a mask while inside the HCCC building and practice social distancing during the event.