University Programs

Art is All Around Us! Public Art is a pillar of academic and student life at the UH System campuses. 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 public 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.

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.


There are many ways of getting involved with Public Art UHS. We rely on an active community of people with a variety of different talents and interests to make extraordinary public art available and accessible to all audiences.

Object Laboratory

Public Art UHS and the University of Houston’s School of Art  jointly run an Object Laboratory where emerging art historians, curators, museum professionals and others interested in visual and material culture learn best practices in object handling, recording, digitization and analysis.


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

Art Loan Program

Public Art’s Art Loan Program makes a variety of prints, photographs and other works on paper available to University of Houston administrative units and academic departments for a period of two years, with the possibility of renewal.