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
- 39,280Number of Tickets Issued (2018-2020)
- 1,942Total Number of Seats within the College Performance Venues
- 7Major Performing and Visual Arts Venues
- 150+Faculty Members
The Dean Welcomes You...
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...
Large-Scale, Bi-Color Acrylic Installation Debuts UH System Temporary Public Art Program.
OnstageBlog spotlights UH School of Theatre & Dance for offering hands-on performance and production opportunities.
The free on-campus monthly event features fun activities, guided tours available to all students.
Flamenco scholar Dr. M. Gabriela Estrada joins University of Houston’s dance faculty
Blaffer Art Museum Presents First Solo Museum Exhibition
UH MFA Acting Alumni Brothers to Return for Summer Shakespeare Festival
UH MFA Candidates Launch G5 Collective to Give Back to the Houston Arts Community
Culture Map Covers UH's Marvelously Monstrous Musical Classic Starring a Scene-Stealing Killer Plant
Houston Chronicle Meet UH’s Bigger, Badder Flesh-Eating Flower for ‘Little Shop of Horrors’
Art History Professor Awarded Prestigious Fellowship for Upcoming Book
Houston CityBook Magazine talks with Dean Davis about UH's first musical
Alumni Spotlight: Demetria Thomas
Alumni Spotlight: Kaarin Phelps
The Power of Art: Paving the Way for Social Justice Curriculum
Music Business Mogul Mathew Knowles to Teach Master Class
Student Spotlight: ShaWanna Renee Goffney