Moody Center for the Arts
September 28 - January 13, 2018
"Mickalene Thomas: Waiting on a Prime-Time Star features paintings, photographs, collages, prints, and mixed-media works that explore the artist’s complex vision of female sexuality, identity, and power. Thomas’s portraits, landscapes, and interiors examine how women are represented in art and popular culture and confront our assumptions about what defines the female experience in the 21st century."
February 24 - 1, 2018
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 Los Angeles, documents the changing view of the Milky Way Galaxy.
Vital Constitutions: The Appearance of “Health” in History is an interdisciplinary graduate conference hosted by Rice University. “Vital Constitutions aims to facilitate an open and...Read More
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...Read More
Aurora Picture Show and the Moody Center for the Arts are partnering to screen films from the international Punto y Raya (Dot & Line) festival. This free,...Read More
Flowers and People, Cannot be Controlled but Live Together — A Whole Year per Hour is an interactive installation created by Tokyo-based art collective teamLab. The...Read More
“Nature & Politics is an exhibition of color photographs depicting scientific research and manufactured landscapes by the Berlin-based artist Thomas Struth.”
In this project, Olafur Eliasson addresses the international refugee crisis and the politics of global migration. The show includes a workshop teaching participants how to make...Read More
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.