University Audiences

Art is All Around Us! Public Art UHS is a pillar of academic and student life across the UH System. Our university programs offer opportunities to engage directly with artworks and artists through tours, workshops, public programs and hands-on learning.

Whether you are faculty interested in adding art to your syllabus or a student club leader looking to schedule a tour for your group, please reach out! E-mail us at or fill out our Group Visit Request Form.

Each academic year, Public Art UHS recruits a cohort of Student Ambassadors who facilitate engaging art experiences for our diverse audiences. We also offer a limited number of work-study positions, academic internships and paid graduate assistantships for UH System students on a semester and yearly basis. Please view our Opportunities page or send an e-mail to to inquire about available positions.

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.


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


Find out more about research resources available to scholars, faculty, students and educators.


Object Laboratory

Learn about our Object Laboratory, a space for learning best practices in object handling, recording, digitization and analysis.


From graduate assistantships to various types of employment and volunteer opportunities, there are many ways for undergraduate and graduate students to get involved with Public Art UHS. 

Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors lead virtual and in-person tours, support staff and community events, and help us connect to new audiences.

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.

Learn @Home

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