Moody Center for the Arts

Marcia Brennan: Creativity at the End of Life

Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019 – Tuesday, Jun. 11, 2019

12:00 PM – 01:00 PM


Join us for a series of conversations and wellness events inspired by the summer exhibition program.

Creativity at the End of Life
A lecture by Marcia Brennan, Professor of Art History and Religious Studies, Rice University

Professor Marcia Brennan will discuss her work as a literary Artist In Residence in the Department of Palliative Care and Rehabilitation Medicine at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center. The talk will include  several clinical stories that demonstrate the ways in which people are capable of creative expression up to, and including, at the very end of life. Just as these moving narratives reflect strong familial, personal, and spiritual histories, so too do they contain wisdom and insight that are meaningful for all of us.

Free + open to the public.


  • 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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