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 closes on June 24 with a recital by Eden MacAdam-Somer.
We strive to touch as many lives as we can with the rewards that the arts offer us.
Davis wants students to think about their disciplines on a holistic level and not be afraid to take risks.
Art history professor Natilee Harren earns coveted postdoctoral fellowship for work on Fluxus artists.
Public Art of the UH System is one of the most impressive collections in the nation.
Christine Oakes wins new scholarship for aspiring teachers.
Moores Professor of Music Howard Pollack researches and writes about music, often by way of critically acclaimed biographies of composers.