Skip to main content


Contemporary Religious Art Exhibit Featured at Christendom College

10/24/2007 - 12:00 AM PST

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MEDIA ADVISORY
Catholic PRWire

FRONT ROYAL, VA, OCTOBER 24, 2007 - “Redeeming Beauty: Religious Works of Contemporary Artists,” a traveling art exhibit sponsored by The Foundation for Sacred Arts, opens at the St. John the Evangelist Library of Christendom College on October 24. The Exhibition will be on display through December 12, 2007.

The featured art aims to “spark a movement in the arts that will revitalize Christian art and reestablish it as a dynamic and viable expression within the art world.”

Library Director Andrew Armstrong welcomes what he calls “a beautiful and diverse exhibit of works by Christian artists from around the nation and the world.”

“The show opens up to the students at the College, and any who attend, a window to witness first-hand the fruits of faith-filled men and women, putting their artistic talents to work for the Church in our day,” he said.

The Foundation for Sacred Arts “seeks to stimulate a movement in the fine arts by inspiring those with artistic talent to create works of truth, beauty, and goodness. Through the promotion of these works of art, we hope to renew the cultural fabric of the modern world and to bring people to encounter the risen Christ,“ their website states.

Christendom College is hosting the exhibition as part of its Beato Fra Angelico Fine Arts Program, which offers students an opportunity to experience directly the beauty of God in the aesthetic fruits of Western Civilization through live performances and on-campus events.

For more information please contact Andrew Armstrong at (540) 636-2900 x1231 or aarmstrong@christendom.edu or Rachel Ross at (301) 365-0760 or rachelross@thesacredarts.org.

You can visit The Foundation for Sacred Arts on the web at www.thesacredarts.org.

###

Contact

Christendom College
http://www.christendom.edu  ,  US
Niall O'Donnell - Asst. Director of PR, 540 6362900

Keywords

Christendom College

Category

Catholic Schools & Religious Education

Rate This Article

Very Helpful Somewhat Helpful Not Helpful at All

Yes, I am Interested No, I am not Interested

Rate Article

0 Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments submitted must be civil, remain on-topic and not violate any laws including copyright. We reserve the right to delete any comments which are abusive, inappropriate or not constructive to the discussion.

Though we invite robust discussion, we reserve the right to not publish any comment which denigrates the human person, undermines marriage and the family, or advocates for positions which openly oppose the teaching of the Catholic Church.

This is a supervised forum and the Editors of Catholic Online retain the right to direct it.

We also reserve the right to block any commenter for repeated violations. Your email address is required to post, but it will not be published on the site.

We ask that you NOT post your comment more than once. Catholic Online is growing and our ability to review all comments sometimes results in a delay in their publication.

Send me important information from Catholic Online and it's partners. See Sample

Post Comment

Newsletter Sign Up

Daily Readings

Reading 1, Exodus 23:20-23
'Look, I am sending an angel to precede you, to guard you as ... Read More

Psalm, Psalms 91:1-2, 3-4, 5-6, 10-11
You who live in the secret place of Elyon, spend your nights in ... Read More

Gospel, Matthew 18:1-5, 10
At this time the disciples came to Jesus and said, 'Who is the ... Read More

Saint of the Day

October 2 Saint of the Day

St. Leger
October 2: Leger was raised at the court of King Clotaire II and by his ... Read More