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Oliver Herring: Areas for Action


January 21 - March 7, 2015

German-born, New York-based artist Oliver Herring’s evolving exhibition consists of daily performances, improvisatory sculptures, and real-time collaborative artworks created on-site. Gallery visitors are invited to participate or simply observe, and Herring's constructions and photo/video documentation will accumulate in the exhibition as it progresses.


Chelsea Knight and Mark Tribe: Posse Comitatus

An ongoing collaborative project by New York-based artists Knight and Tribe, Posse Comitatus examines the socio-cultural dynamics of paramilitary groups and the representation of their political ideologies through […]

Diverse Discourse Lecture: Dan Byers

Dan Byers is The Richard Armstrong Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at Carnegie Museum of Art, and was co-curator, with Daniel Baumann and Tina […]

Pepe Mar: Parco dei Mostri

DiverseWorks has comissioned a large-scale, immersive installation from Miami artist Pepe Mar, who creates brightly-colored shadow boxes populated by handmade figurines cobbled from thrift store […]

No One’s Dog

A community-based photography project documenting Houston’s animal overpopulation crisis. There will be a community awareness event at Box 13 on August 9th as well. Details […]

Identity Works: Queer Filmmaking in Houston

Houston filmmakers Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Jared Gullet, Travis Johns and Stephanie Saint Sanchez will present their recent work and have a a discussion moderated by Alfred […]

Workshop: Meet Your Media

Come meet “esteemed” members of the media Joel Luks of CultureMap, Molly Glentzer of the Houston Chronicle, and Glasstire’s own Texas Editor, the legendary Bill […]

Six of One, Half a Dozen of the Other

Recapping a selection of far-out projects supported by The Idea Fund, a re-granting program of the Andy Warhol Foundation that gives $2500 grant for artist […]

Wu Tsang: Moved by the Motion

DiverseWorks has commissioned Los Angeles-based artist Wu Tsang to create a video installation and performance  that inhabit a space between fiction and documentary.  Tsang is […]


A multi-platform exhibition about sound. The exhibition has two parts: one presents sound and interactive pieces,the second is weekly live performances. Documentation from each performance […]

DWOW: Holiday Party and Pet Adoptions!

There’s no better way to describe tonight’s DWOW than to list all the awesomeness: Pet adoptions by Barrio Dogs (please bring a donation of dry […]

DiverseWorks on Wednesdays (DWOW): 12.11.13

The Idea Fund: Presentations by 2014 Jurors: Each juror will give a short presentation about their current work, followed by a q&a with the audience. Yona […]

FAIFAI: Anton, Neko, Kuri

This is the Texas-debut of the Japanese Experimental Theater Company  known for their pop aesthetics, energetic groove, and experimental style. Admission is free, but seating is […]

Slyk Chaynjis: Heather and Ivan Morison

The Morisons use social personae to investigate the self. Over the past year they have conducted research expeditions in the Gulf Coast region. Their experiences serve […]

QuAC: A Screening and Discussion

QuAC: Queer Artist Collective performed many times on DiverseWorks’ stage. QuAC was a multi-ethnic performance group of twenty-something men and women charged to “fearlessly be […]

DWOW: The Eleventh Hour

DiverseWorks Assistant Curator Rachel Cook will discuss the current exhibition, “The Eleventh Hour,” – along with artists Michael Galbreath, Paul Hester, and Robert Rosenberg, and […]

Karen Finley: Reading

Artist Karen Finley will give a dramatic reading of four selected excerpts from We Keep Our Victims Ready, first performed at DiverseWorks over two evenings […]

The Eleventh Hour

The issues of the eighties and nineties, the period in which DiverseWorks was most socially and politically vocal, are still being discussed on the local […]

L’esprit de l’escalier

An exhibition featuring works by members of DiverseWorks’ Artist Board, including Lucinda Cobley, Jamal Cyrus, Sasha Dela, Lydia Hance, Hank Hancock, Trenton Doyle Hancock, John […]

Dance Party!

DiverseWorks is throwing a summer DANCE PARTY! with DJ’s,  food tucks on site (Good Dog and Muiishi Makirritosa), a Photo Booth and plenty of booze. […]

Pecha Kucha 2

Join us for a second Pecha Kucha evening with Luck of the Draw participating artists. Each artist will show images and talk about their work […]

Pecha Kucha 1

Diverseworks presents a Pecha Kucha evening with Luck of the Draw participating artists. Each artist will show images and talk about their work in fast-paced, […]

Liz Magic Laser: Tell Me What You Want To Hear

Liz Magic Laser’s live performances and videos often intervene in public spaces such as banks and movie theaters, and have involved collaborations with actors, dancers, […]