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Houston Women Cast Their Ballots: Celebrating 100 Years of the Right to Vote

In this year of 2020 we, as a nation, are celebrating a landmark in American women’s history: the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution giving women the right to vote. The suffragists encountered many roadblocks on their journey to become voters, yet they displayed unending perseverance in the 72-year…

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Help Restore the Noble House!

In 2019, The Heritage Society (THS) celebrated 65 years of working to preserve Houston’s history, beginning with Houston’s oldest building. The non-profit organization was formed in 1954 to save and restore the Kellum-Noble House, which was facing demolition by the city. Originally built in 1847, the home has many stories to tell. Nathaniel Kellum was…

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Formers and Framers: Ideas to Performance

This week artists will learn to move an idea into performance. Led by Frame Dance instructors who are leading professionals in their fields, your artists will be guided as they take their creative ideas into the creation of a performance piece. This camp is interdisciplinary and will include classes in dance, choreography, costume design and…

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Faces of the Other: Encounters in the midst of the city

Every day we walk past many people. We see some of them, and others are invisible to us. We try to avoid some of them, and others we want to engage. Some anger us, and others we disdain. Yet, beneath their differences of race, skin color, gender, clothing, and class, there lies a common humanity.…

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BOX 13 ArtSpace: March 6 - April 18, 2020 Exhibitions

BOX 13 ArtSpace is pleased to present the 8th Annual International Combined Caucus Juried Exhibition for LGBTQ, Multi-Cultural, and Women’s Caucus members of the Society for Photographic Education, opening Friday, March 6, 2020 from 7:30 - 9:30 PM. The exhibition is organized in conjunction with the 57th Annual Conference, "20/20 Vision," which will take place…

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Nick Vaughan & Jake Margolin's 50 States: Louisiana

Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin’s new large-scale, multimedia exhibition, 50 States: Louisiana, unearths a 1720s history of a homosexual couple involved in the burgeoning indigo trade in colonial Louisiana. The work uniquely connects this tale to a series of gay Mardi Gras Balls that were held at the New Orleans Longshoremen’s Union Hall in the 1970s.…

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