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, including works by esteemed artists Carlos Cruz-Diez, Margo Sawyer, Alyson Shotz, Frank Stella and Andy Warhol.

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

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.

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

The University of Houston is fast becoming the premier destination for scholars, students and others interested in the work of Dorothy Hood (1918-2000).