Moody Center for the Arts

Visual learners

The inaugural Rice Visual Communication Symposium, organized by the Program in Writing and Communication, packed the Moody Center for the Arts March 1-2, covering everything from the value of visual design and illustration in scientific communication to the exploration of Mars through the eyes of robots.

Mar 14, 2019
Public Art

7 feet small: Von Rydingsvard sculpture set for spring debut at Rice

Malutka II will be the first piece of outdoor art on campus by a female artist.

Mar 1, 2019
Public Art

Two major acquisitions strengthen Rice Public Art

Permanent works by Sol LeWitt and Ursula von Rydingsvard will debut this year.

Mar 1, 2019
The Shepherd School of Music

‘Inuksuit’ brings a symphony of sound to a quiet corner of campus

The tree-covered corner of campus that hosted hundreds of Houstonians under the oaks for a performance of John Luther Adams’ composition “Inuksuit” is naturally quiet, often occupied only by the birds, squirrels and rabbits that make the grove their home.

Feb 19, 2019
AGT
The Shepherd School of Music

Shepherd School alumnus Morton featured on ‘America’s Got Talent’

Rice University alumnus Mason Morton ’10 and his quartet, Sons of Serendip, competed on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” Feb. 4. Morton, a harpist, received a Bachelor of Music degree from Rice’s Shepherd School of Music.

Feb 7, 2019
CENHS symposium
Architecture

Waste not, want not at the Moody Center

The Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences (CENHS) at Rice held the second of its waste-related symposia for the 2018-19 Rice Seminar, “Wastes: Histories and Futures,” Feb. 1 at the Moody Center for the Arts.

Feb 6, 2019
Voice for Stage and Theatre
Visual and Dramatic Arts

Actors from the London Stage help Rice students find – and own – their voices

Keefe’s class is about communication first and foremost, and it’s not just for theater majors.

Feb 5, 2019
Shepherd School
The Shepherd School of Music

Shepherd School students to perform at Kennedy Center

Six students representing Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music will perform Feb. 18 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

Feb 5, 2019
NOPI
Moody Center for the Arts

A full night of philosophy and ideas fills the Moody Center

Rice University’s Moody Center for the Arts welcomed over 1,500 visitors for the Night of Philosophy and Ideas Jan. 26, marking the first time the international event has been held in Houston.

Jan 28, 2019
Plinio Michetti Violin
The Shepherd School of Music

Plinio Michetti Violin of Savona to take center stage at Rice concert

Musical selections from Bach, Paganini, Sarasate and Beethoven will be showcased at an upcoming Rice University Shepherd School of Music concert — with a little help from a 95-year-old violin.

Jan 22, 2019
Natasha Bowdoin
Moody Center for the Arts

Bowdoin’s blooms bring the outside in to the Moody

‘Sideways to the Sun’ debuts Jan. 25, marking the VADA professor’s most ambitious show to date.

Jan 22, 2019
Paul Hester
Visual and Dramatic Arts

Paul Hester presents 50 years of Houston history in photos

Hundreds of Houston photography fans packed the Rice Media Center Jan. 17 for the opening reception of “Business and Pleasure, Fifty Years of Photographs.”

Jan 22, 2019