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...
Spring/Summer 2019 Calendar
Arts leadership alumni Caroline Docwra and Zachary Gresham are working to make sure that Houston hospitals incorporate art into their healing processes.
First cohort of B.F.A. dance graduates showcase diversity of the field.
UH system celebrates 50 years of public art with ambitious new temporary art program and Texas-sized commission.
UH violist and composer Kyle Rivera plays Texas Music Festival, composes piece for Houston Symphony this summer.
The former Moores School of Music student’s new album reveals a deep vulnerability.
Brett Cullen and Sally Mayes share the distinct paths that led them to the University of Houston — and back again.
Music lovers can see rising stars share their talents at the 30th Immanuel & Helen Olshan Texas Music Festival.
With clay sourced from campus grounds, Assistant Professor Anna Mayer challenges her students’ ceramic process.