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Rice University Art Gallery

Address: 6100 Main Street, Houston, TX 77005 (University Place)
Phone Number: (713) 348-6069
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Raleigh, North Carolina
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336 reviews 336 reviews
112 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Sure, it's a bit more off the beaten path than the other museums in the Museum District, but it should not be missed. If you enjoy contemporary art and have a soft spot for installations, then this is a must-see. It's a quiet space that's not too busy, which is perfect for immersing yourself in the art itself. The student... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This show is so stunning that I had to force myself to leave. If you have not seen it (and it closes Aug 31) be sure to stop by Sewell Hall for a visit. I have seen many of the exhibitions at the Rice Gallery. I am never disappointed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I went to Rice looking for the James Turrell space, which is nowhere near the gallery but I'm glad I went there. There was an excellent exhibit and a great video display.

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Austin, Texas
12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2011

Nice installation and Rice Art Gallery / Rice Unv. is worth the visit.

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Lafayette, Louisiana
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15 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2010

I took my five kids (ages 7-17) to the Rice University Art Gallery as part of our Houston museum tour trip. We were all swept away by the gallery's expert display of Andrea Dezso's amazing, other-worldly art work, entitled "Sometimes in my Dreams I Fly." Located on the Rice University campus, the gallery itself was a bit difficult to find... More

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