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...
TMF launches the 2018 Orchestra Series with a space spectacular pairing of Strauss and Holst space-themed masterpieces.
The Fredell Lack Legacy Violin Series continues with a recital by Eden MacAdam-Somer on June 24.
Courtney Crappell steps into the role of director on June 1.
“Encounter,” created by graphic design and creative writing students, features interactive installations in historic Houston sites along the Buffalo Bayou.
Under Betsy Cook Weber’s direction, Concert Chorale sings royally with Ars Lyrica.
Katherine DeYoung will perform in “Hansel and Gretel” and “Candide” in the 2018 – 19 season.
Isabella Serimontrikul will have the chance to examine the expectations and social impact of design in the Netherlands.
The exhibition, which features miniature re-creations of feminist works of art, is on view at the UH Libraries through May 31.