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A+C Awards

The shortlists have been announced. Find out more


A&C Journal

Out now: issue no 99 (Autumn '19)

Features include: Thomas Crow on the theological depth of art; Jeremy Akerman in conversation with the painter George Shaw.
Reviews of Mat Collishaw at Ushaw, the Masham Art Trail, ‘Fragments of a crucifixion’ and ‘Mira Calix’; and Phil Baines reviews the C20 Society’s new book 100 Churches 100 Years.


Visual Communion

Detail of John Maddison’s altar for the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral

Detail of John Maddison’s altar for the Lady Chapel at Ely Cathedral

Book your place for the final Visual Communion event with keynote lecture by Rowan Williams.


Events

Image: Ercole de’ Roberti The Institution of the Eucharist, probably 1490s. Courtesy of The National Gallery

Image: Ercole de’ Roberti The Institution of the Eucharist, probably 1490s. Courtesy of The National Gallery

Join us for a lecture on Art and the Body of Christ on 31 October.


Art in Churches

Bettina Furnée,  A World to Come , 2019 at All Saints and St Andrew’s Kingston

Bettina Furnée, A World to Come, 2019 at All Saints and St Andrew’s Kingston

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


“This celebration of the fellowship between culture, church and community in Waltham Forest has engaged many people from the five churches involved and the wider community. The artists, by incorporating voices, images and creative work from such a diverse range of people, have expressed and shared the theme of ‘fellowship’ in a powerful way. We are delighted to have supported this thought-provoking project.” Paul Playford, grants officer at Allchurches Trust

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St Iltyd’s, Gower Peninsula

St Iltyd’s, Gower Peninsula

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Ecclesiart

James Hugonin,  Contrary Rhythm , 2010

James Hugonin, Contrary Rhythm, 2010

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