"The Rabbit Hunt"
Visual and Dramatic Arts

Award-winning ‘The Rabbit Hunt’ coming to Rice Media Center Nov. 8

“The Rabbit Hunt,” a multimedia exhibition by Texas-based filmmakers Patrick Bresnan and Ivete Lucas, opens at the Rice Media Center Nov. 8. The exhibition will be followed by the official opening of the Houston Cinema Arts Society’s film festival and a Q&A with the filmmakers.

Oct 11, 2018
CCD Career Crawl

Arts and entertainment career crawl takes Owls across town

The Center for Career Development's inaugural arts and entertainment career crawl took students behind the scenes at some of Houston's biggest cultural institutions. The Alley Theatre, the Asia Society Texas and KTRK-TV each hosted groups of Owls eager to learn more about working in media and creative fields.

Oct 11, 2018
Silkroad Ensemble
Moody Center for the Arts

Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble in residence at Rice

Musicians from Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Ensemble joined cultural leaders at the Baker Institute for Public Policy Sept. 26 for a special event highlighting the unifying power of culture and the arts in a complex and often fragmented world. The evening marked the first time the Baker Institute has collaborated to host an event with the Moody Center for the Arts and the Boniuk Institute for Religious Tolerance.

Oct 9, 2018
"She Kills Monsters"
Visual and Dramatic Arts

‘She Kills Monsters’ coming to Rice University Theatre

Rice University Theatre will present Qui Nguyen’s dramatic comedy “She Kills Monsters.” In this high-octane dramatic comedy laden with homicidal fairies, nasty ogres and ’90s pop culture, Nguyen offers a heart-pounding homage to the geek and warrior within us all.

Oct 2, 2018
New opera building
The Shepherd School of Music

New music building’s ‘topping out’ brings performing arts center closer to reality

The Rice University Music and Performing Arts Center has come one step closer to its grand opening with the recent “topping out” of the new music building for Rice University’s Shepherd School of Music.

Oct 1, 2018
The Demon in the Diagram
Moody Center for the Arts

Matthew Ritchie wants you to become ‘The Demon in the Diagram’

Demons real and imagined are coming to campus, along with your chance to inhabit one yourself, thanks to an immersive virtual reality experience unlike anything Rice has ever hosted. Artist Matthew Ritchie spent last two years creating “The Demon in the Diagram,” a site-specific installation commissioned by the Moody Center for the Arts that spans its two largest galleries.

Sep 21, 2018
Encyclopedia of Trajectories
Public Art

Shooting stars blazing on campus

If you haven’t had a chance to see “Encyclopedia of Trajectories,” a work-in-progress by Houston-based transdisciplinary artist Erika Blumenfeld on display at the BioScience Research Collaborative, you’re in luck: The exhibition has been extended through Oct. 26.

Sep 21, 2018
“Shizen: On the Art of Looking at Nature”
Visual and Dramatic Arts

Agustín Estrada examines nature through cross-cultural lenses at Rice Media Center

Examining the natural world through these two lenses is the focus of Mexico City artist Agustín Estrada’s new photography exhibition at the Rice Media Center Main Gallery, “Shizen: On the Art of Looking at Nature.” The artist’s Japan-inspired show runs through Oct. 25.

Sep 21, 2018
James Turrell “Twilight Epiphany” Skyspace
Moody Center for the Arts

Innovative artistic residencies mark exciting fall lineup at the Moody

An artist whose acclaimed works are the product of cross-disciplinary collaborations with scientists, engineers, musicians, architects and programmers is taking over the Moody Center for the Arts this fall. In addition to a site-specific installation with a virtual reality (VR) component that will span two galleries in the Moody, Matthew Ritchie’s work will also extend across campus to 10 different Rice University classrooms during his 2 1/2-month residency.

Sep 10, 2018