Public Art UHS has an extensive archive documenting the creative process behind many of the artists and artworks in our collection. Holdings are varied and include proposals (for realized and unrealized commissions); manuscripts; sketches and preparatory drawings, site plans, maquettes and models; as well as correspondence and other communications with our artists, dealers, collectors, critics, scholars and other key figures. Our archive is available to students and scholars by appointment only, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to schedule your visit.
Additionally, for more than half a century Public Art UHS has produced a variety of audiovisual, archival, digital and other types of resources on our artists, artworks, projects and programs. Learn more about our history below.
The Making of Frank Stella's Houston Mural
1998 | Produced by Sue Porretto and Kathy Reiser, this archival documentary celebrates the installation of Frank Stella’s Euphonia at Moores Opera House with insightful interviews from the artist, art historians, the local artist crew who worked on the project, University of Houston staff and City of Houston officials.