Creativity. Collaboration. Transformation.
Welcome to the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts at the University of Houston, a dynamic powerhouse of creativity and collaboration in one of America’s most culturally diverse cities. Bringing together the performing and visual arts entities at the University of Houston, the Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts firmly believes in the transformative power of the arts and their ability to positively shape the world. Our award-winning, internationally distinguished faculty provides top-quality instruction to the talented, emerging young artists and educators from our schools and programs. The Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts is working to enrich and empower our students, community, and the world.
Facts & Figures
- 24,135 Number of Tickets Issued (2015-2016)
- 1,942 Total Number of Seats within the College Performance Venues
- 6 Major Performing and Visual Arts Venues
- 150+ Faculty Members
- 1,500+ Students
From the Dean...
All of us are aware of the importance of arts education in our modern, global society. The City of Houston—America’s modern, global city for the twenty-first century—is home to world-class institutions at the highest level of each of the visual and performing arts. These are institutions that make vital contributions to our thriving regional economy as well as, perhaps even more importantly, to the culture of our city and to the health of our democracy at large.more from the dean...
Be enraptured and invigorated by classical music's rising stars.
Kathrine G. McGovern College of the Arts students are major players in Houston’s creative economy.
Kenny Broberg (BM Piano '16) is the first Cougar to place at the "Olympics of classical music."
Blaffer welcomes Toby Kamps, curator of modern and contemporary art at The Menil Collection, to campus.
Kirsten Chambers (MM Vocal Performance ’03) shines in “Angels in America.”
The exhibition is on view at Blaffer Art Museum through September 30, 2017.
Shunté Lofton (BFA Theatre ’15) talks about the power of scholarships and dreaming big.
A missionary explores grief and faith in Caitlin Turnage’s (BFA Playwriting ’16) “The Holes in Human Flesh.”