The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Artist’s Talk: Arthur Turner on “My History at Glassell”

Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020 – Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020

02:00 PM – 03:00 PM


Houston artist Arthur Turner talks about his nearly 50-year tenure as an instructor at the Glassell School of Art.

This lecture is presented in conjunction with the concurrent exhibitions Arthur Turner: Reflections and Arthur Turner: A Legacy of Students, on view through February 23.

About the Artist

Houston native Arthur Turner (born 1940) has an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan and a BA from North Texas State University. His work has been featured in exhibitions nationally and internationally and is in the collections of the MFAH, McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Museum of Southeast Texas in Beaumont, and Cranbrook Academy of Art. Turner was a watercolor instructor at the Glassell School of Art from 1969 to 2018, and he has been represented by Moody Gallery since 1975.

Drop in! This event is free and open to the public.

► Plan ahead for your visit with parking information.


  • Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
    Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • General Admission

    • MFAH Members FREE
    • Adults $15
    • Seniors (65+ with ID) $10
    • Military (with ID) $10
    • College Students (19+ with ID) $7.50
    • Youth (13–18) $7.50
    • Children (12 & younger) FREE
    • Certain special exhibitions are ticketed, with an additional charge.
    On Thursday, general admission is free for everyone.

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Make visiting a snap! Visit mfah.org/parking for complete parking info, including a map you can download.

    Two Parking Garages        

    Parking Garage Hours

    Open daily from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.

    Parking Garage Fees

    • Parking payments may be made only with major credit cards, or with MasterCard and Visa debit cards.
    • The first 30 minutes are always free. On Thursday, parking is free for visitors who enter the Museum between 5 p.m. and 9 p.m.
    • For hourly rates, go to mfah.org/parking
    Recommendation for guests with limited mobility: Use the covered drop-off lane at the Main Street entrance to the Beck Building, or use wheelchair-accessible parking in the garage at 1144 Binz Street.

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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