"The Saint John's Bible" exhibit and presentations @ St. Peter's Lutheran Church of Harwich
Creation, Donald Jackson with contribution by Chris Tomlin, Copyright 2003, The Saint John’s Bible, Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA. A vast illuminated manuscript, The Saint John’s Bible, has been commissioned by Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minnesota, from the contemporary scribe and illuminator, Donald Jackson. Mr. Jackson works in the Scriptorium in Wales, where he handwrites the Bible and creates illuminations in a unique collaboration with other artists and scribes. www.saintjohnsbible.org
We are thrilled to announce that St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Harwich will host a display of framed reproduction prints of the art from “The Saint John’s Bible,” a replica of the Gospel-Acts book, and three presentations.
We are thrilled to announce that St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Harwich will host a display of framed reproduction prints of the art from “The Saint John’s Bible.” From Pentecost Sunday, June 5 to July 6 a display of 17 pieces of art and text from “The Saint John’s Bible” will be hanging on the church walls. A replica of the book of Gospels and Acts will also be at the church, which will be used in worship.
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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
- Jun 29, 2022 at 09:00 am - 02:00 pm (Wed)
- Jun 30, 2022 at 09:00 am - 02:00 pm (Thu)
- Jul 1, 2022 at 09:00 am - 02:00 pm (Fri)
- Jul 3, 2022 at 09:00 am - 12:00 pm (Sun)
- Jul 4, 2022 at 09:00 am - 02:00 pm (Mon)
- Jul 5, 2022 at 09:00 am - 02:00 pm (Tue)
- Jul 6, 2022 at 09:00 am - 02:00 pm (Wed)
Additional time info:
Tuesday, June 14, 10:30 to 12 noon
Zoom: Introductory Presentation: From Inspiration to Illumination, an Introduction to “The Saint John’s Bible”
Description: Through video, facsimile, and projected images, participants are guided through the story of “The Saint John’s Bible.” This interactive presentation takes guests through the processes, tools, methods and materials for the project. Several artworks from the project are also explored through guided imagery discussions. This is an excellent place to start.
Tuesday, June 14, 2:00 to 3:00 pm
Tuesday, June 14, 3:00 to 4:30 pm
An in-person version of the 10:30 am session. Participants also get to handle material samples.
Wednesday, June 15, 10:30 to 12 noon
Word and Image: “The Saint John’s Bible”
Description: “The Saint John’s Bible” has over 160 artworks that serve to invite the viewer into conversation. This presentation includes a very brief introduction to the Bible project and then focuses on the interactions and discussion between artist and commissioner as they went from Word to image in illuminations. Several artworks are explored, and comparisons are made between the contemporary art-works in “The Saint John’s Bible” and ancient visual interpretations of the same text.
St. Peter's Lutheran Church, 310 Route 137, Harwich, MA 02645
There is adequate parking on site and additional parking down behind the building.