Events

CIVA MAKING NOW

2017 BIENNIAL CONFERENCE June 15-18, 2017 Azusa Pacific University Azusa, California The 2017 CIVA conference is an opportunity for artists and those who love the arts to gather and celebrate the full spectrum of ideas about Making, an integral aspect of our humanity as beings created in the reflection of God. Together, we will tackle…

Word and Image: Martin Luther’s Reformation

October 7, 2016 through January 22, 2017 Five hundred years ago a monk in a backwater town at the edge of Germany took on the most powerful men in Europe—the Holy Roman Emperor and the Pope—and he won. Martin Luther’s Reformation ranks among the most successful religious movements in history, altering western society and culture…

Hans Memling: Portraiture, Piety, and a Reunited Altarpiece

September 2, 2016 through January 8, 2017 Completed around 1470 in Bruges, Hans Memling’s Triptych of Jan Crabbe was dismembered in the 18th century and has never before been reconstructed for an American audience. Two panels from the altarpiece are among the finest paintings owned by the Morgan Library & Museum, where they have long been…

Faith and Photography: Auguste Salzmann in the Holy Land

At The Met Fifth Avenue SEPTEMBER 12, 2016–FEBRUARY 5, 2017 This exhibition is the first devoted exclusively to the career of Auguste Salzmann (1824–1872), the French academic painter, archaeologist, and photographer who, in 1853, embarked on the arduous journey from Paris to Jerusalem. Hoping to verify religious faith through the objective documentation of the city’s…

Making Good[s]

Making Good[s] As those who bear the image of God, we possess powerful agency in the world–the ability to invent, create, and make. It is well-known that artists routinely call on these skills and abilities, but so also do inventors, businesspeople, and entrepreneurs. True work invites us into relationship with God, creation, and each other….

GOD IN THE GARDEN/ THE IMPRESSIONIST PAINTINGS OF HENRIETTA MILAN

June 16th-September 23rd This summer, distinguished DFW artist, Henrietta Milan, brings her stunning impressionist paintings to the Museum of Biblical Art. Over 40 oil paintings of lively florals, sweeping landscapes, and colorful pastoral scenes will grace the galleries in a fitting nod to warm weather and sunshine.The exhibition, titled God in the Garden, opens June…

Spiritual Expression: Early Christian and Byzantine

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2016 | 6:30 PM EAST BUILDING, SECU AUDITORIUM (THURSDAY), EAST BUILDING, SECU DISTANCE LEARNING CENTER (FRIDAY)   Popular NCMA lecturer and art educator Joseph Covington covers 5,000 years of art history, “From Pyramids to Pixels,” as reflected in our permanent collection. Topics include the great masters, African art, the Islamic world, photography,…

Christian Art in Philadelphia

CHRISTIAN ART Discover beautiful paintings, sculpture, and architectural spaces inspired by Christian faith and practice. Philadelphia Museum of Art

Reminiscences of Summer Holidays in France

To welcome summer, the Index of Christian Art presents an exhibit of travel ephemera from various cities in France. This selection of guidebooks and maps from the Index archive was inspired by a summer road trip to some of our favorite destinations, including Amiens, Tours, Bourges, Strasbourg, Beauvais, Dieppe, Toulouse, Chantilly, Beaune, Aigues-Morte, and NÎmes….

Rembrandt’s First Masterpiece / The Morgan Museum

Completed when he was just twenty-three years old, Rembrandt’s Judas Returning the Thirty Pieces of Silver has long been recognized as the artist’s first mature work, his first masterpiece. The painting demonstrates many of the characteristics that would come to define Rembrandt’s style: dramatic lighting, a rhythmic harmony of composition, and his exceptional ability to…