Students in the Double Studio Classroom. Photo: Iwan Baan
The Moody hosts a wide variety of interdisciplinary classes in its building. Photo: Nash Baker

Teaching + Learning at the Moody

The Moody provides faculty with opportunities to interact with world-class art and artists that build upon and supplement their curricula, as well as access to state-of-the-art teaching facilities. Previous courses taught at the Moody range from Making Music with the Media of the Stage: A Proust Sonata to Monster-Conceiving and Misconceiving the Monstrous in Fiction and the Biosciences in Medicine and Art. Asian Religions & Medicine and Art.

Faculty can request more information about semester-long or short-term use of the classrooms at the Moody by contacting Joel Thompson, Deputy Director,

A sampling of the courses Rice University has offered at the Moody: 

  • Asian Religions & Medicine
  • Black Contemporary Art
  • Business of College Athletics
  • Comics & Sequential Art
  • Creative 2-D Design
  • Event & Venue Management
  • Foundations of Kinesiology
  • History of Musical Theatre
  • Intro to Architectural Thinking
  • Intro to Fiction Writing
  • Intro to Fiction Writing
  • Leading with Service
  • Modern American Fiction
  • Second Year Spanish I
  • Sport Ethics
  • Third-Year Writing Workshop
  • Water & Cities
  • Western Esotericism
  • Writing Everyday Life