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...
FeaturesKGMCA Fall 2017 Calendar
Join us for the opening reception of "Rose-colored Drift/To the Students" and "Everything Turns Away Quite Leisurely" on October 27.
The Fredell Lack Legacy Violin Series continues with a recital by Sharman Plesner on November 5.
CityBook talks to Associate Professor Rob Smith about the new music series and making chamber music cool.
Blaffer welcomes Toby Kamps, curator of modern and contemporary art at The Menil Collection, to campus.
Graphic design students spend senior trip in the "City that Never Sleeps."
Part fairy tale, part vaudeville and part circus, this high-spirited opera runs from October 20 – October 23.
Enjoy a stroll through campus the first Friday of each month.
Tyler Kay (M.A. Arts Leadership '18) broadened her career as an artist by taking her work to another part of the world.