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Relating the visual arts to Christianity and other faiths


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A&C Journal

Out now: issue no 95 (August '18)

Features include: Lucy Kent on Hepworth's Crucifixion
Ann Plogsterth on Heavenly Bodies at the Met
Sheona Beaumont on Tacita Dean
Martin Warner on Anthony Gormley


Book Award: winner announced

We're delighted to announce the winner of this year's Book Award: Natasha O'Hear and Anthony O’Hear, Picturing the Apocalypse (Oxford University Press). And the runner up: Cynthia Hahn, The Reliquary Effect (Reaktion Books)

Visual Communion

Book now for our Visual Communion symposium at Coventry Cathedral on Saturday 10 November


 Jonathan Parsons  Cruciform , 2011 (at Guildford Cathedral)

Jonathan Parsons Cruciform, 2011 (at Guildford Cathedral)

Ecclesiart is an online resource for browsing modern and contemporary works of art in churches.


 St Bede's Basingstoke, JBKS Architects with Robert Murray

St Bede's Basingstoke, JBKS Architects with Robert Murray

Art and Christianity events for its members and the public include lectures, courses, workshops and day trips.


 Maciej Urbanek  HS , 2015 (at St Michael's Camden)

Maciej Urbanek HS, 2015 (at St Michael's Camden)

Art and Christianity Awards are for Art, Architecture and a book. Look out for the next round of Awards in 2019.

“It’s very interesting to me how it will work producing art projects in buildings which are strong public places – they are live religious spaces. I think this is very exciting for an artist and anyone interested in the nature of place. There’s a living tradition that is being upheld in a church.”
- Laura Purseglove, Project Curator, Art in Churches

Art in Churches

 Katia Kameli,  Ritournelle (once more, from the top) , 2017

Katia Kameli, Ritournelle (once more, from the top), 2017

Find out more about our curating projects, case studies and guidelines.

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 Rona Smith  Power of Two , 2007

Rona Smith Power of Two, 2007

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Banner image: Ceri Richards, Reredos painting and tabernacle for the Chapel of the Blessed Sacrament, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, 1966