Moody Center for the Arts

Recycled art: Students combat plastic waste by creating ‘coral reef’

Pipettes and other lab refuse collected from across campus have been repurposed by two students in "Not Coralated," a colorful underwater landscape at the Moody Center for the Arts.

Apr 5, 2019
Visual and Dramatic Arts

School of Humanities Asks the Big Questions

A new series of courses seeks to further integrate the arts and humanities into a broad-based Rice education.

Apr 5, 2019
Visual and Dramatic Arts

Rice alum returning to Media Center to screen 2 short films

Rice University didn’t even offer a film degree when Daniel Stuyck graduated in 2005. But that didn’t stop Stuyck, now based in Austin, from becoming a filmmaker and a sought-after colorist. And on April 4, the alumnus is coming back to screen two of his newest films — “The Eternal” and “Envy” — at the Rice Media Center.

Mar 29, 2019
Architecture

A critical review from those in the know

Rice graduate students of Dawn Finley, an associate professor of architecture, recently had the chance to hear from architecture critics typically left out of the conversation: third-grade students from Houston’s Poe Elementary School. The youngsters participated in a workshop focused on the design of elementary schools, including the chance to critique school designs by the Rice students.

Mar 27, 2019
Moody Center for the Arts

Poncili Creacion’s puppetry makes for a surreal Saturday night

A flying piglet, a colossal dragon head fastened to a pink bicycle and a shoe-eating caterpillar were among the fantastic foam-and-fabric creations that interacted with the audience March 23 during an original performance by Poncili Creación.

Mar 25, 2019
Architecture

Faculty art to be presented March 20 at the Moody

The first-ever Faculty Arts Showcase on March 20 at the Moody Center for the Arts will explore works in progress by Rice faculty members.

Mar 18, 2019
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