Tomashi Jackson, A Pnyx for Crystal Mason in Fort Worth, TX, 2020. UV print on PVC marine vinyl, campaign sign, acrylic paint, muslin, safety pins, acrylic yarn, & canvas. Courtesy the artist and Night Gallery. © 2020 the artist. Photo: Nik Massey

Opening Receptions: States of Mind: Art and American Democracy

Friday, September 18, 2020
6:00
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7:00 pm
Friday, September 18, 2020
7:00
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8:00 pm
Saturday, September 19, 2020
6:00
-
7:00 pm
Saturday, September 19, 2020
7:00
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8:00 pm
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Reflecting on some of the most pressing topics facing American democracy, States of Mind: Art and American Democracy is timed to coincide with the 2020 presidential election in order to encourage dialogue around current social and political issues.

The exhibition will open over two, socially distanced evenings. Music will be provided by DJ Sun outdoors on the Moody patio. Houston Poet Laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz will perform a new poem-sound piece in response to the exhibition during the 7-8 p.m. timeslot on September 18.

This is a free event.

Space is limited and registration is required. Register for the day and time block at the links below:

September 18, 6-7pm
September 18, 7-8pm 
(featuring a performance by Houston Poet Laureate Leslie Contreras Schwartz, who will respond to the exhibition with a new piece entitled "anthemic")
September 19, 6-7pm
September 19, 7-8pm

Rice University COVID-19 precautions and policies for being on campus can be found here.