Public Art UHS’ permanent collection, exhibitions, and temporary public art projects mirror the development of global contemporary art since the 1950s. Our artworks, initiatives and archival holdings are routinely used by scholars, faculty, students and educators as sources and platforms for their teaching, learning and research.


Learn more about our publication commemorating the 50th anniversary of Public Art UHS.

Institutional Archive

Learn more about Public Art UHS’ archive and access a variety of historical resources on our artists, artworks, projects and programs.  

Resources on Artists

Learn more about a variety of research materials and other resources on Public Art UHS artists available at the University of Houston.

Object Laboratory

Our Object Laboratory provides emerging art historians, curators, museum professionals and others interested in visual and material culture opportunities to learn best practices in object handling, recording, digitization and analysis.

Art + Tech Projects

Through a variety of collaborative projects, Public Art UHS explores the intersections of art and technology to disrupt and radically transform thinking about art, culture, and community in Houston and beyond.

Oscar Murillo | Frequencies Project

Learn more about Public Art UHS’ partnership with Turner-prize winning artist Oscar Murillo and his studio to realize the Houston iteration of his landmark participatory project Frequencies in the Spring of 2022.