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Contact Info


Phone 713.639.7300

Adjoining the new Glassell School of Art is a nearly one-acre public greenspace: The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza, designed by Deborah Nevins & Associates, in collaboration with Nevins & Benito Landscape Architecture, D.P.C. The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza offers space for visitors to relax, contemplate, and enjoy nature in the heart of the city.

Features of The Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza 

  • Two outdoor sculptures: Cloud Column (2006) by Anish Kapoor and Song of Strength (1966) by Eduardo Chillida
  • An architectural fountain
  • Access to the Museum’s Cullen Sculpture Garden, designed by Isamu Noguchi
  • Access to the public features of the Glassell School of Art building, including the walkable BBVA Compass Roof Garden and Glassell Coffee Bar

• Parking The closest Museum parking is the underground garage at 5101 Montrose Boulevard. More info about parking

• Enhance your visit! Grab your headphones and listen to a Spotify playlist carefully selected for you to enjoy as you explore the new campus spaces.