Glassell School of Art

Glassell School of Art

(713) 639-7500

5101 Montrose Boulevard

Houston, TX 77006-


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Anna Tahinci

A comprehensive talk on the contemporary art scene in Paris by Anna Tahinci, PhD, head of the Art History Department of the Glassell School of...

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Glenn Adamson

Part of the Booker-Lowe Lecture Series, Glenn Adamson, Director of the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, presents “Making It in New York City:...

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2015 Core Exhibition

An exhibition of work by current Core Program artists-in-residence Julia Brown, Jason Byrne, Danielle Dean, Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Harold Mendez, Ivor Shearer, and Rodrigo Valenzuela. Core...

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Inside The Selection Process

Visual Arts Alliance presents a free panel discussion with Nicole Longnecker (Nicole Longnecker Gallery), Dennis Nance (Lawndale Art Center), and Patrick Palmer (Glassell School of...

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Jewelry and Enamel Exhibition

The MFAH’s Glassell School of Art presents a curated jewelry exhibition (the last in it’s current building before it’s demolished), featuring pieces by Edward Lane...

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Paul Pfeiffer: lecture

Pfeiffer appropriates footage from television, movies, and sporting events to create videos, sculptures, and installations.

T.J. Demos: lecture

Demos writes widely on modern and contemporary art. His published work centers on the conjunction of art and politics.

Lisa Yuskavage: Artist Talk

Yuskavage’s works are characterized by an ongoing engagement with the history of painting.  

2014 Core Exhibition

The 2014 Core show features work by current artists-in-residence Julia Brown, Anahita Ghazvinizadeh, Anna Elise Johnson, Senalka McDonald, Harold Mendez, Madsen Minax, and Ronny Quevedo....

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Michael Corris: lecture

Artist, art historian, and critic Corris will survey the landscape of Post-Conceptual art.

Gregg Bordowitz: lecture

In his lecture “Revisiting Poetics,” writer, activist, and artist Gregg Bordowitz uses Aristotle’s text as a starting point for a discussion on the interrelatedness of...

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Shahzia Sikander: Lecture

Shahzia Sikander is best known for her experimentation with Indo-Persian miniature painting in different formats and media.

Hito Steyerl: In Free Fall

In Free Fall incorporates three works: Before the Crash, After the Crash and Crash, which tell the story of the current global economic crisis through...

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Lecture by Vasif Kortun

Vasif Kortun is the director of research and programs at SALT an intra-disciplinary cultural institution. This lecture is free and open to the public. No...

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2013 Core Exhibition

Featuring work by current artists-in-residence Miguel Amat, Anthea Behm, Jang Soon Im, Tatiana Istomina, Anna Elise Johnson, Senalka McDonald, Madsen Minax and Ronny Quevedo. Core...

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Core Lecture: Adam Pendleton

Adam Pendleton is a conceptual artist who lives and works in New York City. He moves fluidly between painting, publishing, photographic collage, video, and performance...

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