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DiverseWorks Records

 Collection
Identifier: 2015-016
This collection documents the history of DiverseWorks and the events, projects, performances, and exhibitions they have showed and participated in. The collection includes documentation of exhibits, installations, and performances in the form video, audio, and photographs. Further documentation includes artist’s files, and exhibition and performance files. Furthermore, there is documentation concerning the business of running a gallery space, such as meeting outlines, summaries, and agendas, financial documents, program calendars, membership/donor forms, residency files and agreements, marketing plans, and board of directors lists.

This collection is not yet fully processed and does not yet have a full finding aid available online. For assistance, please contact Special Collections by emailing cdkelleher@uh.edu

Dates

  • 1982-2010

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is not yet fully processed and does not yet have a full finding aid available online. For questions about materials in this collection or to request access, please contact Special Collections by emailing mmmanning@uh.edu.

Conditions Governing Use

Special Collections owns the physical items in our collections, but copyright normally belongs to the creator of the materials or their heirs. The researcher has full responsibility for determining copyright status, locating copyright holders, and abiding by current copyright laws when publishing or displaying copies of Special Collections material in print or electronic form. For more information, consult the appropriate librarian. Reproduction decisions will be made by Special Collections staff on a case-by-case basis. Patrons are responsible for obtaining permission to publish from copyright holders.

Extent

232 Linear Feet

Biographical / Historical

DiverseWorks is an alternative art space dedicated to free expression. DiverseWorks is dedicated to experimental creativity, showing the work and performances of artists who might not otherwise get shown by more traditional galleries. DiverseWorks remains a significant cultural influence in Houston.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Initial acquisition August 25, 2015, with an accrual in 2016. Additional materials were donated by Loris Bradley in 2019.
Title
Guide to the DiverseWorks Records
Status
in_progress
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the University of Houston Libraries Special Collections Repository

Contact:
University of Houston Libraries Special Collections
MD Anderson Library
4333 University Drive
Houston TX 77204-2000 USA
713-743-9750