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...
Our annual spring concert features original dance theatre by faculty and guest artists as performed by our pre-professional dance company, the UH Dance Ensemble.
The Fredell Lack Legacy Violin Series continues with a recital by Eden MacAdam-Somer on June 24.
Eyakem Gulilat and Regina Agu aim to capture the Third Ward’s history, struggles and identity.
“Encounter,” created by graphic design and creative writing students, features interactive installations in historic Houston sites along the Buffalo Bayou.
Moores School of Music student to spend summer residency at American Academy in Rome.
Katherine DeYoung will perform in “Hansel and Gretel” and “Candide” in the 2018 – 19 season.
Theatre student Muhammad Khaerisman wants to create art that enables people to talk to one another.
Moores School of Music partners with the Houston Youth Symphony to offer a hands-on internship to music education students.