Summer Jam: We Make Carpets
Saturday, Jun. 9, 2018 – Saturday, Jun. 9, 2018
11:00 AM – 02:00 PM
Celebrate the opening of new work by the Dutch collective We Make Carpets. Crêpe Paper Carpet is a site-specific sculptural installation that will be constructed in the Moody’s Central Gallery over a multi-week visit by the artists. Inspired by an earlier trip to Houston and seeing the bright colors and handmade production of piñatas, We Make Carpets will use vibrantly dyed crepe paper for their new “carpet,” so called because of the works’ rectangular shapes and frequently symmetrical intricate designs.
The artists will give a gallery talk at 11:30am followed by music, food, and drinks. Join us!
HOURS & ADMISSION
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
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.
Events at Moody Center for the Arts
Sep. 1 – Nov. 16, 2018
Programs & Activities
Matthew Ritchie Leslie and Brad Bucher Artist-in-Residence Program
Sep. 25 – Sep. 25, 2018
Print Workshop: Matthew Ritchie with Patrick Masterson and Karin Broker
Within Walking Distance
Join the Houston Museum District
Join our mailing list for sneak peeks to upcoming events and insider information on the best museum district in the world