Sip + Stroll: Guided Tour of Rice Public Art

Learn More About the Public Art Installations on Campus

Thursday, May 23, 2024 | 7:00pm-8:30pm
Starts at the Moody Center for the Arts
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Raise a glass and take a walk with Executive Director Alison Weaver as she leads a tour of select public artwork found at Rice University. The evening will start with complimentary drinks at the Moody Center for the Arts and conclude at the James Turrell Twilight Epiphany Skyspace where guests can view the sunset light sequence.

This evening stroll includes indoor and outdoor stops that highlight the exceptional permanent and temporary artworks found throughout campus. Spotlighting sculptural work on the southwest side of the university, guests will gain insight into the art of Mark di Suvero, Beverly Pepper, and Jaume Plensa. Mural installations by Preetika Rajgariah, Kenneth Tam, and Sarah Welch will also be featured. The tour provides access to works at the Jones Graduate School of Business including the artwork of Rana Begum, Marta Chilindron, Jose Dávila, Spencer Finch, Beverly Fishman, Carmen Herrera, Kate Shepherd, and Pae White.

Guests should wear comfortable shoes and plan on being outdoors for the majority of the event. All artwork is accessible outside or on the building’s first floor. If mobility assistance is needed, please contact us.