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2016 Stories

UH CotA’s Winter Comic Opera Sets the Stage for Comedy With Two Spirited Productions
The Moores Opera Center presents “The Inspector” and “The Secret Marriage.”
National Endowment for the Humanities Supports CotA Collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Rex Koontz, Director of UH’s School of Art, is partnering with the MFAH to expand the museum's Latin American art archive.
The International Piano Festival Invites Houstonians to a Weekend of Recitals, Master Classes
The festival will feature world famous pianists Lucas Debarge, Danny Driver, Ann Schein, and Abbey Simon.
Woven Magazine Spotlights CotA Graduate Student and Entrepreneur
Kathrine Zeren shares her vision for sustainable fashion and socially conscious design.
CotA Theatre Professor Named University Educator of the Year
Texas Educational Theatre Association awarded Jackie deMontmollin for her contributions to theatre education.
The National Endowment for the Humanities Awards CotA Art Historian for Research
Dr. Judith Steinhoff explores the representation and performance of grief in Italian Gothic painting.
Q&A with Undergrad Playwright About Her First Production
Nicole Zimmerer discusses the family dynamics that inspired her darkly comedic play “Thicker Than Honey.”
Moores Opera Center Places Second in National Opera Association Competition
UH celebrates its sixth consecutive win with the imaginative production of “Anna Karenina” directed by Buck Ross.
UH Art History Professor Awarded for Excellence in Scholarly Research and Publication
Dr. Sandra Zalman was recognized for her book that investigates the reception and impact of Surrealism in the U.S.
UH MA in Arts Leadership Program Holds Key to the City for Graduate Student
For the 2016 Houston Urban Experience Mural Fest, Tyler Kay painted from daybreak to dusk.
University of Houston Celebrates the Life of Edward Albee
Wortham Theatre at 7 p.m. on Nov 7, 2016.
Houston Chronicle Interviews School of Art Director about Latin American Art in the City
Dr. Rex Koontz discusses Houston’s evolution into “a premier center for contemporary Latin American art.”
Fleurette Fernando appointed Director of new Master of Arts in Arts Leadership Program
Former Houston Arts Alliance Grants Director has joined College of Liberal Arts & Social Sciences to launch degree program
French Connection: UH School of Art Tapped for Collaboration
An international partnership will send UH and French graduate students in search of inspiration to Marfa, Texas.
UH Moment: Mariachi Violinist
“Mariachi music is very spontaneous; it’s very on the spot. There’s no time to think. Everything is in the moment,”
Blaffer director Claudia Schmuckli to join Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco
Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner Proclaims July 29 ‘Houston Shakespeare Festival Day’
UH Moores Opera Center to Celebrate 30th Season of Performances
Octava App Delivering Bard Facts During Houston Shakespeare Festival
Festival Becomes First Theater Event to Provide “Pop-Up Shakespeare” for Patrons
Rick Lowe joins University of Houston art faculty
Children Participate in ‘Brain-on-Art’ Research at UH
Researchers Have Studied Dancers, Musicians and Visual Artists, as Well
Houston Shakespeare Fest Picnics Made Easier by Phoenicia Specialty Foods
International Market, Eatery Introducing Bard Boxes for Convenient Carry Along Picnics
Local Literary Events Create New Chapter for Houston Shakespeare Festival
Houston Public Library, Brazos Bookstore Hosting Events Dedicated to the Bard
UH Hosting Creative Camps for All Ages
Artist, Activist Tania Bruguera to Deliver UH Mitchell Artist Lecture
Provocative Political Artist to Share Insights on Campus, Reservations Begin July 6
UH Music Faculty in the Spotlight During Texas Music Festival’s Perspectives Series