Activities & Exhibitions
- Contemporary Artists in Houston from the Collections of William J. Hill and the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
August 3–November 11, 2018
- BLOCK XVIII
September 28–November 4, 2018
- Out of Clay
October 9–27, 2018
- Non-Pavilion (Hines College of Architecture, UH)
November 9–December 2, 2018
- Gerard Byrne: In Our Time
December 7, 2018–February 17, 2019
- Alumni Review 1, 1960–2010
December 14, 2018–February 24, 2019
- The Houston Suite
May 3–20, 2019
- Annual Student Exhibition
May 25–August 11, 2019
Certificate of Achievement Exhibition
May 25–August 26, 2019
Off-site: Kinder Morgan Exhibition Series
The Glassell School of Art presents a series of exhibitions at the Kinder Morgan Building, located at 1001 Louisiana Street in downtown Houston. Learn more
Studio School Lectures
In addition to the Core Program lecture series, the Glassell School of Art organizes the Booker-Lowe Lecture, with past speakers that include Karyn Olivier and Albert Paley. These lectures are free, open to the public, and are usually paired with a small reception.
The Annual Booker-Lowe Lecture
“Tanya Aguiñiga: AMBOS on the Road in Texas”
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 4 p.m. • Location: Brown Auditorium Theater, Law Building, MFAH, 1001 Bissonnet
Presented by artist Tanya Aguiñiga
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PrintHouston 2019 Biennial: James Surls at the Glassell School of Art
Opening weekend of PrintHouston, featuring renowned artist James Surls, consists of an exhibition, a lecture on the history of Surls’ prints, and a printmaking workshop.
The Houston Suite
(exhibition on view during Glassell School hours of operation)
Friday, May 10, 6 p.m.
Sunday, May 12, 1 p.m.
Surls speaks about his journey creating art for more than 70 years, including insights into his latest prints on view in The Houston Suite.
Sunday, May 12, 2:30 p.m.
Surls conducts a rare public studio demonstration with the assistance of Pat Masterson, Burning Bones Press; Alexander Squier, Glassell School faculty; and Cathie Kayser, co-founder of PrintMatters Houston.
Citywide African American Artists Exhibition
August 16–September 22, 2019
The biennial Citywide African American Artists Exhibition is open to all artists of the African Diaspora in the greater Houston area.
Presented by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, in collaboration with the MFAH patron group 5A (the African American Art Advisory Association) and the University Museum at Texas Southern University, the Citywide African American Artists Exhibition offers artists the opportunity to show their work to a broader public, and to the collecting community.
Annual Student Art Sale
December 7 & 8
The Studio School Student Art Sale is an outlet for students to sell work they created over the course of the school year to an eager and enthusiastic public.
Proceeds benefit students in two ways: 75% from the sale of each object goes back to the student, and 25% goes toward Glassell School scholarships.