The Glassell School of Art in Houston, Texas is an esteemed art school and museum that offers a variety of art classes, exhibitions, and events. Founded in 1950 by the late patron of the arts and philanthropist Sarah Blumenthal, this esteemed institution plays an integral role in the artistic life of the city. It offers graduate and post-baccalaureate studies and is home to eighteen artist studios, three lecture halls, and The Caroline Wiess Law building. This building houses the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston's permanent collection of over 65,000 works from around the world. With its expanding program of exhibitions, events, and classes, the Glassell School of Art offers visitors the opportunity to experience the rich cultural life of Houston.