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
Los Angeles-based artist Rebecca Morris’ paintings are both unpredictable and precise, often featuring an ebullient cacophony of hues, patterns, layers and gestures. Her exhibition “The Ache of Bright” is on view at Blaffer Art Museum.
Widely regarded as one of the funniest farces ever written, you won’t want to miss this confection of mistaken identities, riotous confusions and side-splitting hilarity at the UH School of Theatre & Dance!
Howard Pollack explores an obscure but fascinating lyricist in his seventh book.
Steven Matijcio joins UH as director, chief curator on March 11.
Sandra Zalman examines how museums in the 1960s shaped modern art history.
M.A. in Arts Leadership alumnus Zachary Gresham played an integral role in launching the Postal Art Exchange Project.
UH professor Joshua Unikel asks big questions at design educators’ workshop.
Natilee Harren covers “Intermedia, Fluxus and the Something Else Press: Selected Writings” for Artforum.