Activities & Exhibitions

Exhibitions at the Glassell School of Art are open to the public. Admission is free. See MFAH visiting protocols.

On-Site Exhibitions | Studio School

Certificate of Achievement Recipients Exhibition
May 28–September 5, 2021
Graduation Reception / August 27, 6 p.m.

Studio School Annual Student Exhibition
July 9–September 5, 2021

Suzanne Manns: Decades of Wandering and Wondering
September 17–November 7, 2021
Artist Talk / October 2, 2 p.m.

September 17–December 3, 2021
Opening Reception / September 17, 6 p.m.
Artists Talk / October 24, 2 p.m.

Glassell Figurative Students
Past and Present Artists: 2000–2021
September 17, 2021–February 9, 2022
Gallery Talk / November 6, 11 a.m.

Figurative Art in Houston: 2000–2021
The Glassell Connection
December 20, 2021–February 9, 2022
Open House & Reception / January 16, 2 p.m.
Curator Talk / February 5, 11 a.m.


Opening & Graduation Reception / May 27, 6 p.m.
Glassell Printmaking Students: 2018–2022
May 16–June 17, 2022
2022 Annual Student Exhibition
2022 Certificate of Achievement Exhibition
May 27–August 26, 2022

Fundamentals Exhibition
June 24–August 26, 2022

These exhibitions are organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

The Glassell Studio School exhibition program receives generous support from The Skiles Foundation.


On-Site Exhibition | Core Residency Program

2022 Core Exhibition
March 10–April 22, 2022
Opening Reception / March 10, 5:30 p.m.
Lecture / April 7, 7 p.m.

Screening / April 21, 7 p.m.


This exhibition is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

The Core Program at the Glassell School of Art receives generous funding from The Joseph & Sylvia Slifka Foundation; The Powell Foundation; and The Glassell Family Foundation.

Core fellowships have been underwritten by Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation, Inc.; Anchorage Foundation of Texas; Mr. Brad Blume; Ms. Bettie Cartwright; Mr. and Mrs. Jamal H. Daniel; The Dickson-Allen Foundation; Mr. Ronald A. Logan; McClain Gallery; and The Arch and Stella Rowan Foundation, Inc.


Virtual Exhibitions | 2020–2021

Visit selected Studio School exhibitions online.
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2020 Certificate of Achievement Recipients Exhibition
The Certificate of Achievement program provides Studio School students with the foundation for continued and advanced studies in their major field. This exhibition features work by the 2019–2020 graduates.

2020 Studio School Annual Student Exhibition 
A cross section of work produced in studio classes highlights the diversity of backgrounds and visual experiences of Studio School students.

BLOCK XX Exhibition 
The BLOCK program offers advanced students rigorous engagement in their studio practice. In this exhibition, the 2020 graduates address topics including the environment, solitude, and dreamscapes.

Annual Student Art Sale

Friday, Saturday & Sunday
December 10–12, 2021

Once a year, the talented Studio School students offer original works of art for sale―just in time for the holidays. The unique selection features jewelry, ceramics, painting, sculpture, prints, and more. Three days of shopping are open to the public, with free admission.