Sep 25 2020
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Dec 31 2021
"States of Mind: Art and American Democracy": A Cu...

"States of Mind: Art and American Democracy": A Cu...

Presented by Rice University - Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University - Moody Center for the Arts

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. Many of the works on view examine the status of our country’s founding principles of freedom and equality, while others engage with questions of voting access, gun control, and immigration policies — three issues that are common throughout the United States and of particular concern to Texas. States of Mind does not attempt to cover the myriad complexities of a democratic government but rather to invite viewers to consider timely yet recurrent questions around these themes. Each artist in States of Mind offers a discrete and potent account of how political issues directly affect our daily lives. By illuminating challenging, often entrenched policies, they seek to foster discourse and propose social change.

Dates & Times

2020/09/25 - 2021/12/31

Location Info

Rice University - Moody Center for the Arts

Rice University, Houston, TX 77005

Parking Info

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.