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A&C Journal

Out now: issue no 97 (Spring '19)

Features include: Ayla Lepine on women’s art, textiles and the church; Jorella Andrews on mystical materialities.
Reviews of Bill Viola/Michelangelo at the RA, Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms at the British Library, and Ben Quash on Veiled Presence by Paul Hills.


Explore the fascinating body of work by Beryl Dean, embroiderer

Find out more on our events page
Image: The Juibilee Cope by Beryl Dean, 1977
Photo: Nigel Roberson
© The Chapter of St Paul’s and The Beryl Dean Education Trust


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Share your ideas for member events

We would love to hear your ideas for member events. We are currently welcoming all ideas for one-off events, day trips, gallery visits or workshops in any part of the country. Please email admin@artandchristianity.org to share your thoughts with us.

Visual Communion symposia

The Holy Sepulchre Chapel, Winchester Cathedral, altar frontal by Alice Kettle

The Holy Sepulchre Chapel, Winchester Cathedral, altar frontal by Alice Kettle

Come to our fourth Visual Communion symposium focusing on Altars: Texture and Tradition, 18 May in Winchester


Events

The Rt Revd David Stancliffe talks to our group at Durham Cathedral, part of the series of symposia,  Visual Communion

The Rt Revd David Stancliffe talks to our group at Durham Cathedral, part of the series of symposia, Visual Communion

Our events include lectures, courses, workshops and day trips.


Art in Churches

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

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

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


Awards

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 in a Religious Context and a Book that makes an outstanding contribution to the dialogue between the visual arts and faith. The next round of Awards in 2019 will be launched in May.


Become a member of A+C

Rona Smith,  Power of Two , 2007

Rona Smith, Power of Two, 2007

Become a member of Art and Christianity and receive four quarterly copies of our flagship publication Art and Christianity, plus exclusive member events and opportunities. Only £30 annually.


Ecclesiart

Leonie Seliger,  Windows for Godmersham Parish Church , 2017

Leonie Seliger, Windows for Godmersham Parish Church, 2017

Ecclesiart is an online resource for browsing modern and contemporary works of art in churches. Take a look; you might be surprised by what you find …


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Publications

Buy your copy of this essential guide to contemporary art in churches.


 

Banner image: Thomas Monnington, ceiling mural, 1958, Mary Harris Memorial Chapel, University of Exeter