Moody Center for the Arts

Opening Reception: Moon Shot

Friday, Sep. 20, 2019 – Friday, Sep. 20, 2019

06:00 PM – 08:00 PM

Laurie Anderson, To the Moon

Join the Moody for the opening of Moon Shot, celebrating creativity inspired by moon exploration. For the first time, Robert Rauschenberg’s Stoned Moon series of 34 lithographs will be shown together since their creation in 1969-70. The exhibition will also feature Andy Warhol’s iconic Moonwalk (1987), Laurie Anderson’s virtual reality work To the Moon (2018), co-created with Hsin-Chien Huang, and notable works by Siah Armajani, Nancy Graves, Rachel Rose, Katy Schimert and Michelle Stuart.

Complimentary bites and beverages will be served.

Free and open to the public

This exhibition is made possible by the Moody Center for the Arts Founder’s Circle and the Moody Foundation, with special support from the Liu Distinguished Visitor Series at the Chao Center for Asian Studies. Special thanks to the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation and Joni Weyl Felsen of Gemini G.E.L., Ronald Feldman Gallery and the Nancy Graves Foundation.


  • Tuesday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Hours change based on exhibition.
  • Free Hours: Always free and open to the public. Closed Sundays, Mondays, University Holidays, and during installation periods. Please check our website to confirm an exhibition is on view before planning your visit.

Directions & Parking

  • Paid Parking
  • The Moody Center for the Arts is located on the campus of Rice University, and is best reached by using Campus Entrance 8 at the intersection of University Boulevard and Stockton Street. As you enter campus, the building is on the right, just past the Media Center. There is a dedicated parking lot adjacent to the building. Payment for the Moody Lot is by credit card only. Maps are available at rice.edu/maps

Special Offers / Dining

Moody Cafe
Enjoy a coffee, beverage, or light bite to eat at the Moody Cafe, operated by Salento. The Cafe is open Tuesday-Saturday, 11am-2pm; visitors are also invited to use the laptop bar overlooking the Central Gallery (with free wi-fi) during open hours.

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