Empty Bowls

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13th Annual Empty Bowls Houston
Saturday, June 3, 2017
11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
4848 Main Street
Houston, TX 77002

Empty Bowls Houston is a grassroots effort by artists, skilled crafters, students and teachers dedicated to alleviating hunger in the greater Houston area. Since its inception 13 years ago, Empty Bowls Houston has raised more than $500,000 for the Houston Food Bank, enabling them to provide over 1.5 million meals. Empty Bowls Houston is presented by Whole Foods Market and implemented locally by Houston-area ceramists and artists, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft and the Houston Food Bank.

For a minimum $25 donation, attendees have the pleasure of selecting a bowl from hundreds of one-of-a-kind, hand-crafted bowls donated by Houston area ceramists and craft artists, then receive a simple lunch of soup donated by Whole Foods Market and freshly prepared by Houston Food Bank Community Kitchen. Pottery and woodturning demonstrations and live music will be featured.

The empty bowls serve as a reminder of all the empty bowls in our community and around the world.


icn_bowlCall for Bowls

Artists of all ages and skill levels are invited to donate handmade bowls to the Empty Bowls event.  Interested in donating a bowl? Find out how.


icn_eventsUpcoming Events

  • Lee College is hosting a "Bowl-a-Thon" on Thursday, March 2 to make bowls for the Empty Bowls Houston fundraiser.
    Learn more about this event.
  • Join us on Saturday, May 13th for Archway Gallery’s Exhibition and Silent Auction benefiting Empty Bowls. 

Thank you to our 2017 sponsors 

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Katz Coffee, Slow Dough, Charity Gigs, LD Systems

If you are interested in becoming a 2017 Empty Bowls sponsor, please contact Marisa Ramón at 713-547-8622.


icn_contacts2Empty Bowls Houston Contacts

Chair
Renee LeBlanc
512-487-4658 

Houston Food Bank
Marisa Ramón
713-547-8622

Publicity
Paula Murphy 
713-520-7111

Volunteers
Samantha Oldham
832-971-4816 

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Thank you! You're helping us feed hungry families and individuals throughout southeast Texas.


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