Scope out exhibitions, workshops, classes, and more while exploring an award-winning building at the Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University.
Located within the Rice University campus, the multi-faceted Moody Center for the Arts serves as a platform for presenting works in all disciplines, provides a teaching space that promotes new modes of learning, and encourages creative partnerships with visiting artists.
Designed by renowned Los Angeles-based architect Michael Maltzan, the 50,000 square-foot building features bold geometric shapes, large windows that allow for picturesque views of both the building’s interior and the campus outside, as well as an open floorplan that highlights the exhibition spaces and artistic process inside classrooms.
Visitors can look forward to free exhibitions, events and more programming throughout the year at this teaching space that promotes campus and community collaboration.
Open Tuesday to Saturday from 11am to 3pm, guests can enjoy a coffee, beverage, or light bite to eat at the Moody Cafe, operated by Salento.
Visitors are also invited to use the laptop bar overlooking the Central Gallery (with free wi-fi) during open hours.
Still photography for personal use, including the use of smartphones, is permitted throughout the building except where otherwise posted.
The use of flash photography and selfie sticks is prohibited and photography for commercial use is not permitted without the expressed written permission of the Moody Center for the Arts.
Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University
- Location: Moody Center for the Arts, 6100 Main Street, MS-480, Houston, TX 77005
- Hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 5pm; closed Sunday and Monday.
- Parking: Entrances to parking lots are located by Campus Entrance 8 at the intersection of University Boulevard and Stockton Street. Payment for the Moody Center lot is credit card only. Click here to view a campus map.
- Admission: No cover. Occasionally, some events and programs may require a ticket. Click here to see current and upcoming exhibitions and events.