09-13-2023: WEEKLY SCENES AND SCREENS
At the student opening for the new Moody Center for the Arts exhibit, Rice Climate Alliance will host a cyanotype workshop Sept. 16 from 6 to 7:15 p.m.
CAMH College Night
The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston invites college students for a free evening arts activities and snacks Sept. 21 from 6 to 8 p.m. Make sure to bring your Rice ID for verification.
Robert J. Howell, professor and chair of philosophy, will give a talk titled “Ethics in the Age of Artificial Intelligence” Sept. 18 at noon. The talk will take place in Humanities Building 117.
The Moody is hosting a conversation between Jacqueline Couti, chair of the Department of Modern and Classical Literatures and Cultures, and artist Laure Prouvost Sept. 16, 2 to 3 p.m.
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Coffeehouse unveiled new art lining the walls of their cafe space on Feb. 18, featuring student artists and photographers. The project is helmed by keepers of coffee Caroline Leung and Kate Hilton, who lead a committee called “Espresso Yourself” that aims to highlight student creativity and art.
Anyone who has walked through Sewall Hall in the past couple months has inevitably seen the words “ARTS 477: Practices of Attention in Capitalist Ruins” written in big, bold lettering on flyers displayed throughout the building. The class is part of a larger project associated with the Moody Project Wall piece “Practices of Attention” envisioned by Angela Chen, a lecturer of art in Rice’s Department of Art.
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