Moody Center for the Arts

Moody Center for the Arts


6100 Main Street, MS-480

Houston, Texas 77005


We Make Carpets: Crêpe Paper Carpet

Moody Center for the Arts

June 9 - September 8, 2018

A new, site-specific installation made of dyed crêpe paper by the Dutch collective We Make Carpets (Marcia Nolte, Stijn van der Vleuten, and Bob Waardenburg).

Leo Villareal: Particle Chamber

Moody Center for the Arts

February 2 - December 31, 2018

Particle Chamber is an immersive new installation by Leo Villareal. Utilizing the latest projection technology to create dynamic points of light across a hemisphere of screens, Villareal enables visitors to encounter an ethereal chamber of ever-moving pixels algorithmically programmed to form infinitely new patterns."


Moody Birthday Party

Celebrate the Moody Center for the Arts’ first birthday! The event will feature a concert by the Wild Moccasins, beverages and, of course, cake.

Pile the Wood High!

Pile the Wood High! is a new exhibition of sculpture, drawing, and collage organized by Rice Professor Lisa Lapinski that celebrates generational influences and enduring...

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Josiah McElheny: Island Universe

Josiah McElheny’s Island Universe is “a monumental installation of five sculptures inspired by the multiverse scenario of eternal inflation, an extension of the big bang theory....

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David Scanavino: Repeater

A new site-specific sculpture by Brooklyn-based artist David Scanavino. From the Moody Center: “Repeater is an immersive sculpture made of commonly available industrial tiles that create...

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Diana Thater: The Starry Messenger

Diana Thater’s nine-monitor video work The Starry Messenger nods to Houston’s role in space exploration. The piece, which was filmed in the Griffith Observatory Planetarium in...

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Thomas Struth: Nature & Politics

“Nature & Politics is an exhibition of color photographs depicting scientific research and manufactured landscapes by the Berlin-based artist Thomas Struth.”

Moody Center Grand Opening Weekend

Join Rice University to celebrate the opening of the Moody Center for the Arts! For a full list of events, please visit the Moody Center’s website.

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