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Tahni Holt: Duet Love

An hour-long performance of a new work by Portland choreographer Tahni Holt–a celebration of love, lust, and charged energy, and an inquiry into how bodies […]

Dean Moss: Johnbrown

A performance by multidisciplinary artist Dean Moss–a dark, wry meditation on the legacy of the white 19th-century abolitionist and related racial, gender, and generational issues. […]

12 Minutes Max! (night 2)

Diverseworks’ popular, fast-paced evening of local performance returns! Night 1 features Sandy Ewen, Phillip Pyle II, Maurice Duhon & Jawwaad Taylorm Sophia Torres, and Daniel […]

12 Minutes Max! (night 1)

Diverseworks’ popular, fast-paced evening of local performance returns! Night 1 features Sandy Ewen, Phillip Pyle II, Maurice Duhon & Jawwaad Taylorm Sophia Torres, and Daniel […]

Diverse Discourse: Thomas J. Lax

DiverseWorks and the MFAH’s Core Residency Program co-present a lecture with guest, Thomas J. Lax, Associate Curator of Media and Performance Art at the Museum […]

Mark Hirsch: Tat2

Houston-based artist Mark Hirsch’s presents his Tat2, a sound driven tattooing machine that creates artwork on canvas based on the frequency and volume of voices. […]

Oliver Herring: Areas for Action

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]