UH Arts Programs

BlafferBlaffer Art Museum
Nestled in the Fine Arts Building, Blaffer is a contemporary art museum dedicated to fostering the careers and understanding of emerging, mid-career, and underrepresented artists and bodies of work through exhibitions, publications, and public programs. Blaffer’s myriad educational programs include public lectures, artist’s talks, docent tours, audio guides, and youth programs such as Studio Saturday, Summer Arts, and our award-winning Young Artist Apprenticeship Program. >> Learn More

Hines Architecture Hines College of Architecture
We seek applicants to our programs who possess mechanical inventiveness, aesthetic awareness, creativity, commitment, and initiative contributing to their potential to become leaders in design. We strive to produce graduates who question deeply and who are skilled in their craft, who can utilize advanced technology and advanced methods of industrialized production, who understand and respect the power of design to shape our lives, and who are equipped to use their design skills to be effective in the world. >> Learn More

CWP Creative Writing Program, Department of English
As one of the leading cultural institutions in Texas and the Southwest, the Program offers poets, fiction writers, and non-fiction writers intensive training in both creative writing and literary studies.  With renowned faculty, excellent students, distinguished alumnae, and generous financial resources, the Program continues its 30 year tradition of offering an exhilarating creative and intellectual experience.  >>Learn More

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts
The Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts cultivates interdisciplinary collaboration in the performing, visual, and literary arts. We offer public events, residencies, and courses that fuse artistic disciplines, ignite dialogue, and present new ways of experiencing the arts in contemporary life.  The Mitchell Center forms an alliance among five units at the University of Houston: The School of Art, Creative Writing Program, Moores School of Music, School of Theatre and Dance, and Blaffer Art Museum.  >> Learn More

Moores School of Music Moores School of Music
The Moores School of Music's commitment to academic excellence and the highest performance standards has made the institution a vital resource in the educational and cultural life of this city. With its 80-member faculty and more than 600 music majors, the Moores School of Music's thriving programs place it in the forefront of music schools today. In its beautiful Rebecca and John J. Moores School of Music building, the school is uniquely poised to be a vanguard institution for the twenty-first century.  >>Learn More

Public Art Collection Public Art Collection
On September 6, 1966, University of Houston Board of Regents and then President Philip Hoffman voted to establish a policy that would dedicate one per cent of the construction cost of all future building projects for works of art. By 1976 the University had 14 works in the collection.  Today, the collection numbers over 400 works located not only on the Main Campus, but on the Clear Lake, Downtown, Victoria and Sugar Land campuses as well.  >>Learn More

School of Art School of Art
The School of Art is the University of Houston’s largest academic art program with 931 art and art history majors.  We offer a concentrated, atelier environment found in many private art schools, with access to the vast resources of a premier research institution.  With internationally recognized faculty and alumni, innovative programs, and exceptional resources, the School of Art provides unique and dynamic opportunities for graduate and undergraduate study in art, design and art history.  >>Learn More

School of Theatre and Dance School of Theatre & Dance
Our mission is to educate and prepare students for successful and meaningful careers in theatre, dance and related professions.  It is a high-energy program with dedicated and hard-working students.  We have the largest theatre department in the city of Houston, with 250 full-time graduates and undergraduates.  Dance at the University of Houston strives to create confidence in the student through both the disciplined practice of dance and the transferable skills of creative interaction with others.  >>Learn More

The Center for Arts Leadership at the University of Houston brings together artists, community leaders, students, faculty members, and arts professionals around policy, research and best practices in the arts. Through annual symposia and ongoing strategic partnerships, the Center investigates, creates and tests leadership practices in the arts.  >>Learn More