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.
Communications from the Dean
Facts & Figures
- 24,135Number of Tickets Issued (2015-2016)
- 1,942Total Number of Seats within the College Performance Venues
- 6Major 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...
Recruiting for Mariachi Pumas Begins this Fall; Ensemble to Launch in December.
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.
Guiding students to find their unique voice in art, meet Professor Masterson.
Graduate Certificate in Arts and Health from M.A. in Arts Leadership Program.
School of Theatre & Dance alum, Brent Smith joins the health field caring for COVID-19 patients in New York City.
Motivated by problem solving, change, and forward motion, meet multi-talented Music Librarian, Madelyn Washington.