The annual Mitchell Artist Lecture features individuals emblematic of artistic collaboration and innovation. Each fall, the event includes a leading artist discussing the power and potential of interdisciplinary collaboration. The Mitchell Lecture launches the arts season at the University of Houston, bringing together students, scholars, and the greater Houston community to celebrate creativity and innovation.

Past Mitchell Artist Lectures have featured:

The Yes Men

Tania Bruguera

Alicia Hall Moran and Jason Moran

Laurie Anderson

Bill T. Jones