Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, completes first phase of campus redevelopment project with inauguration of the Glassell School of Art on May 20

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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, today, previewed the first phase of its campus redevelopment: the new Glassell School of Art, by Steven Holl Architects, and Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza, by Deborah Nevins & Associates. The School and Plaza will be inaugurated with a community day on Sunday, May 20. The Museum also announced a significant new fundraising milestone: with nearly 90 percent of the fundraising goal already achieved, an additional $25-million challenge grant has been issued by Nancy and Rich Kinder to complete the $450-million campaign. The entire project is slated for completion in two years. Read more about the campus redevelopment.