For more than fifty years, Public Art UHS has offered its diverse communities opportunities for unmediated experiences with art through its publicly accessible permanent collection, temporary public art programs, and outdoor and gallery exhibitions. Access to our artworks, projects and programs is always free. Exclusively for Everyone. 

Permanent Collection

On view across five university campuses within the UH System, Public Art UHS’ permanent collection represents more than half a century of creative expression in a variety of different media.


Public Art UHS organizes temporary and long-term exhibitions across the UH System and partner venues, helping to make art accessible to the widest possible publics in and around Houston.

Temporary Public Art

Our varied temporary public art programs provide the public with a unique place and way to experience thoughtful and thought-provoking artworks by a diverse roster of artists.

Art on Screen is an annual series of curated films that explore concepts related to contemporary art and our artists and artworks. 

Art Loan Program

The Art Loan Program makes a variety of of works on paper available to University of Houston administrative units and academic departments.

UHS Galleries

There is always interesting art on view throughout the UH System.


Learn more about Public Art UHS’ conservation and art restoration activities.

Stories + Spotlights

Access an expanding collection of stories and spotlights on the artists and artworks in Public Art UHS’ permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, and special projects.