Rice University’s Susanne M. Glasscock School for Continuing Studies invites Houstonians to celebrate 50 years of curiosity and commitment to education outreach with a free family-friendly celebration, A Festival of Curiosity.
Peek into some of the Glasscock School’s personal and professional development programs that welcome 20,000 enrollments per year and encourage Houstonians to enrich their lives. Experience free lectures with some of our most celebrated faculty and community experts:
11:15 a.m. Peter Brown and Ashlyn Davis
“The Evolution of Photography: Two Generations in Conversation”
12:15 p.m. Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Ph.D.
“Rice 360: Innovating and Educating for Global Health Impact”
1:15 p.m. Debra Dickinson
“The Creative Magic of “Hamilton, an American Musical”
Plus, enjoy hands-on activities, art and entertainment with your family including:
-Photo booth and collage wall
-Sidewalk chalk art by Houston Via Colori artists
-Local food trucks including Foreign Policy, Curbside Sliderz and Taco Me Crazy
-Kid-friendly activities, including making owl masks and acting out the “Owl Babies” by Martin Waddell
-Public art campus tour with Evan Garza, director of Rice Public Art
-LEGO® community build of the Rice University shield
-Performances by the Rice Marching Owl Band (the MOB) and the high-energy DJ Mycle