Ponder democracy at a new exhibition opening at Moody Center for the Arts

Untitled (The Supreme Court painting) by Rodney McMillian | Courtesy of Moody Center for the Arts

Swing by for two opening nights of States of Mind: Art & American Democracy, a new exhibition unveiled at Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University on Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19, 2020.

The Moody Center for the Arts, located on the Rice University campus, reopens its doors this weekend for a two-night unveiling of the new exhibition, States of Mind: Art & American Democracy.

Split into two one-hour viewing blocks each night, this exhibition opening invites visitors to reflect on some of the most pressing topics facing American democracy today, timed to coincide with the upcoming 2020 presidential election.

Music will be provided on the Moody patio by DJ Sun, while the 7pm to 8pm viewing block on Friday, September 18 will invite Houston Poet Laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz to perform a poem-sound piece composed in response to the exhibition.

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Social Distancing & COVID-19

Businesses in Houston have opened under modified protocols, following guidelines administered by local health officials, the State of Texas and CDC. At this time, guidance from experts urges people to continue wearing face masks when in public spaces, practice social distancing of at least six feet, limit your touching of surfaces and frequently use hand sanitizer or soap and water to keep your hands clean.

Before heading out, take time to familiarize with your destination’s requirements or restrictions at this moment, and be sure to contact them ahead of time with any questions or concerns.

States of Mind: Art & American Democracy at Moody Center for the Arts

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