Programs + Events

Public Art UHS offers a wide variety of public programs and events reflecting our permanent collection, temporary exhibitions, special projects and relevant cultural topics. Cutting across disciplines and communities, our programs bring our audiences in closer contact with artists, community leaders, scholars and other industry experts. From public lectures, to seminars, workshops, art-making sessions, or studio visits with our artists, there is something for everyone at Public Art UHS. Learn more below.


There are many different tour options to choose from as you plan your in-person or virtual visit to our multiple locations.

Public Art Studio

Join us for family-friendly art-making activities inspired by works in our permanent collection and temporary public art commissions.

Artist Talks + Lectures

Interested in hearing from our artists? Learn more about our upcoming artist talks and lectures and watch recordings of previous programs.


Public Art UHS offers University students the opportunity for hands on experience with artists.

Art + Wellness Programs

Join Public Art UHS on a variety of art and wellness programs.

Family & Community Day

November 19, 2022 | Join us for a free all-ages event featuring a new mural by Houston artist DUAL, part of UP Art Studio’s city-wide Big Walls, Big Dreams Festival. 

Art on Screen

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.

Programs @Home

Whether you are on campus or off site, Public Art UHS serves the community through engaging live and virtual programming. Access our digital programs and interactive learning content here.