July 21, 2022

Spector returns for Arts & Resilience

The McGovern Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomes back Laura Spector for a summer event of its Arts & Resilience Program, July 28. Spector, a fellow of the New York Foundation for the Arts, will present her workshop Drawing for…


July 7, 2022

Your story matters to Houston Playback Theatre

Everybody has a story to tell. Whether the story is something menial, like a seemingly normal commute into the office, or a life-changing cancer diagnosis for a friend or family member, each person’s life is unique. For Houston Playback Theatre,…


June 16, 2022

Arts & Resilience welcomes Houston Playback Theatre Improv Group

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics continues its Arts & Resilience Program by welcoming Houston Playback Theatre to McGovern Medical School, June 22. Playback theatre is an improvisational form of theater that features members of the…


February 17, 2022

Muñiz shares works for Arts & Resilience

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomed Patrick McGrath Muñiz as the third presenter of its Arts & Resilience program on Jan. 26, via Cisco Webex. Muñiz, originally from Puerto Rico, is a Houston-based artist who…


December 9, 2021

Harris honors Vietnamese legacy at Arts & Resilience

The McGovern Medical School Center for Humanities and Ethics welcomed Brandon Tho Harris to present the second installment of the Arts & Resilience Program, Nov. 10, via Cisco Webex. A Houston-area native, Harris is a child of war refugees from…


October 21, 2021

Arts & Resilience presentation by Laura Spector discussed in McGovern news

The McGovern Medical School Center for Humanities and Ethics marked the return of its Arts & Resilience program with a virtual performance from performance and video artist Laura Spector, Sept. 22. Spector, who began her work as an artist in…


September 3, 2021

Arts & Resilience series returns this Fall

The John P. McGovern, MD, Center for Humanities and Ethics presents the return of its Arts & Resilience Program as a four-part virtual series beginning Sept. 22. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, each session will be hosted live via…


March 4, 2020

Erin Foster treats McGovern Medical School to Middle Eastern music

Houston musician Erin Foster treated McGovern Medical School students, faculty, and staff to the sounds of the qanun and “Middle Eastern Music” as part of February’s Arts & Resilience program, Feb. 20. The origin of the qanun, a string instrument…


January 27, 2020

Stephanie Gustafson plays harp for Arts & Resilience

Harpist Stephanie Gustafson treated McGovern Medical School students, faculty, and staff to an afternoon of classical harp music at the January edition of the Arts & Resilience program Jan. 16. Gustafson has served as the principal harpist with the Baton…


January 11, 2020

John Egan brings the blues

The Arts and Resilience Program brought the winter blues to McGovern Medical School at UTHealth with John Egan, who serenaded the audience with his toe-tapping yet haunting tunes, in the third-floor lecture hall on Dec. 19. Outfitted in a plaid…


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