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 2018 Calendar
Nine new students join KGMCA’s M.A. in Arts Leadership Program.
Carlos Cruz-Diez’s “Double Physichromie” returns to place of prominence at UH.
Groundbreaking playwright Suzan-Lori Parks gives 2018 Mitchell Artist Lecture on October 30.
KGMCA leaders look forward to the 2018 – 2019 academic year.
UH graduate students wrestle with the desert heat, memory and geo-political landscapes in new works on view in Third Space Gallery.
Michael Ray Charles looks forward to intensive research and creative exploration at the American Academy of Rome.
The exhibition is on view at the Music Library throughout the fall 2018 semester.
He takes the stage in “The Play That Goes Wrong” as Robert and Trevor.