Gallery Events



Saint Nicholas with Scenes from his Life, circa 1600, from the Museum of Russian Icons, Clinton, Mass.

Windows to Heaven: Treasures from the Museum of Russian Icons
October 30 - December 13, 2015

Opening Reception: Friday, October 30, 5 - 7 p.m. As part of the opening reception, twelve LVC students will be performing Russian liturgical choral music. The opening reception is free and open to the public.

Iconographer in Residence: Contemporary iconographer Dorothy Thayne will be in residence writing icons in the Gallery November 2–6, during Gallery hours, or by appointment.

Lecture: Thursday, November 5, 5 p.m., Zimmerman Recital Hall
"How Do Icons Look?", Hosted by Annemarie Weyl Carr, Ph.D., Southern Methodist University Distinguished Professor Emerita. This lecture is free and open to the public.

A renowned expert on Byzantine art with an emphasis on the cross-cultural complexity of Cyprus, Weyl Carr has written extensively on the study of icons. She has had prestigious visiting professorships at the University of Chicago, the University of Michigan, the University of Delaware, and the University of Pittsburgh, Yale University, and for Harvard University at Dumbarton Oaks. Carr is university distinguished professor emerita of art history at Southern Methodist University.

Russian Choir: Sunday, November 15, 2 p.m., Zimmerman Recital Hall
An a capella choir from Holy Ghost Russian Orthodox Christian Church, Phoenixville, PA will present a performance.

Demonstration and Lecture:
Thursday, November 19, 5 p.m., Zimmerman Recital Hall
"Iconography: Practicing a Living Tradition", Hosted by Maureen McCormick and Lynette Hull from the Prosopon School of Iconology. This event is free and open to the public.

The Prosopon School of Iconology was founded by iconographer Vladislav Andrejev who was born in Russia, and emigrated to the United States in 1980. The school introduces students to the practice and theory of the ancient Christian art of Byzantine icon writing.

Previously the Chief Registrar and Manager of Collections Services at the Princeton Art Museum, Maureen McCormick is now an Iconographer-in-residence at Trinity Church. She also coordinates workshops for the Prosopon School.

Lynette Hull is an iconographer trained through the Prosopon School of Iconology. Recently, Lynette had an exhibition at the Andriaki Art Institute in Moscow and her commissions are featured in churches and private collections in the United States. 




Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868-1952), A Piegan Dandy, plate 208, 1900, Photogravure on Dutch Van Gelder paper, 21 ? x 18 ¼ inches, Collection of Dubuque Museum of Art, Dubuque, Iowa. Gift of Dubuque Cultural Preservation Committee, an Iowa general partnership, consisting of Dr. Darryl K. Mozena, Jeffrey P. Mozena, Mark Falb, Timothy J. Conlon, and Dr. Randy Lengeling.

Mingled Visions: Images from The North American Indian Collection by Edward S. Curtis
August 28 - October 18, 2015

Opening Reception: Friday, September 4, 5 - 7 p.m.


Lecture: Shannon Egan, Ph.D., will present the lecture "'A True Indian':The Art, Artifice, and Politics of Edward S. Curtis's North American Indian." Thursday, September 10, 5 p.m. This lecture is free and open to the public. 

Native Nations Dance Theater:
Sunday, October 4.
4 p.m.: Art Exhibit, Suzanne H. Arnold Art Gallery
5 p.m.: Native Nations Dance Theater, Zimmerman Recital Hall. Buffet reception to follow.
This event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Register by phone before 12 noon on Wednesday, September 30. To register, please contact the Office of Spiritual Life, 717-867-6135.

Photography Workshop: Saturday, October 10, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Andrew Bale, professional photographer and lecturer in art and art history at Dickinson College, will host the workshop "Crossroads Peru: Documentary Photography and the art of the Platinum Print." $40 Gallery members; $45 non-members; $15 LVC students. Pre-registration is required. Registration forms may be found here. For more information, please contact the Gallery at 717-867-6445 or   

Children's Native American Craft Workshop: Saturday, October 10, 9 - 11:30a.m.
Children will create a Native American dream catcher and enjoy a tour of the Gallery, story session and light snacks. Ages 6 - 12 years. Registration fee is $10 per child and includes all materials. Pre-registration is required. Registration forms may be found here. For more information, contact the Gallery at 717-867-6445 or