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...
Fall 2019 Calendar
“Poet of the Piano” Kenny Broberg impresses music lovers on the world stage.
School of Art’s Aaron Parazette and Keliy Anderson-Staley to create site-specific, large-scale works.
OnstageBlog spotlights UH School of Theatre & Dance for offering hands-on performance and production opportunities.
The free on-campus monthly event features fun activities, guided tours available to all students.
The internationally acclaimed artist and UH faculty member returns to Austin with new work that, as ever, leaves us asking ourselves what we see.
Alumnus Greg Cote started to hone in on what type of theatre he wanted in his wheelhouse at UH.
Co-organized by arts Leadership alumna María-Elisa Heg, the festival highlighted food as a vehicle for collaboration and connectivity.
Society for Experiential Graphic Design Awards UH School of Art Students for Site-Specific Installation
Learn more about the creative process behind “Encounter: Meeting Points on Buffalo Bayou.”