Tag: Art

Artwork aims to support social, emotional growth of children, adolescents

Artwork aims to support social, emotional growth of children, adolescents

| March 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Projects evolve in different ways.
In the case of a partnership between art teacher Mike Mitchell and Dr. Meg Benningfield, it grew from a friendship and a common concern for helping others.

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St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

St. Francis statue brings new life to old tree in West St. Paul

| Susan Klemond | October 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

The statue, accompanied by a carved owl, is giving the couple, parishioners at St. Joseph in West St. Paul, the opportunity to tell neighbors, dog walkers and others passing their Smith Avenue home about the 13th-century Italian saint, whom some don’t recognize.

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Art as you’ve never seen it: New film highlights Pope Francis’ vision

Art as you’ve never seen it: New film highlights Pope Francis’ vision

Titled “My Idea of Art,” the 45-minute film is based on the book of the same name, authored by Pope Francis after Italian journalist Tiziana Lupi transcribed it from a sit-down interview with the pope in May 2015.

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Tea cup art a visual reminder of domestic violence

Tea cup art a visual reminder of domestic violence

| February 26, 2016 | 1 Comment

Women with a personal experience of domestic violence or sexual assault etched their feelings into clay tea cups that a St. Catherine University student has made as part of an art installation to be on exhibit in March.

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Hennepin painting recommended for removal from Capitol room

Hennepin painting recommended for removal from Capitol room

| February 26, 2016 | 0 Comments

In a Jan. 8 letter to the subcommitte, the Minnesota Catholic Conference expressed opposition to the painting’s removal because it represents an important moment in the history of Christianity in the state.

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Beauty in bursting color at MIA

Beauty in bursting color at MIA

| December 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The current exhibit of works by Ferdinand Delacroix and artists who flattered him by mimicking his style is worth a trip to the Minneapolis Institute of Art

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‘Father Hennepin’ draws controversy as committee evaluates Capitol art

‘Father Hennepin’ draws controversy as committee evaluates Capitol art

| November 17, 2015 | 7 Comments

A painting in the Minnesota State Capitol of explorer Father Hennepin at the center of controversy as a committee evaluates the merits of the Capitol’s existing collection and what to add to new public spaces opening as part of its comprehensive restoration.

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Brother-artist reflects with religious on beauty, prayer

Brother-artist reflects with religious on beauty, prayer

| Bridget Ryder | September 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

Creativity about the process, not the product

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New art series spotlights spiritual in local artists’ work

New art series spotlights spiritual in local artists’ work

| September 3, 2015 | 0 Comments

Works that tackle spiritual themes are part of a year-long art series opening Sept. 4 at the Benedictine Center at St. Paul’s Monastery in the St. Paul suburb of Maplewood.

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C.S. Lewis classic, English morality play among Open Window’s upcoming shows

C.S. Lewis classic, English morality play among Open Window’s upcoming shows

| August 27, 2015 | 0 Comments

Open Window Theatre, a Minneapolis theatre company with a mission to connect faith and art, has announced its 2015-2016 season performances.

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Brother-artist to lead Day of Prayer with religious Sept. 13

Brother-artist to lead Day of Prayer with religious Sept. 13

| August 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Year of Consecrated Life event to be held at St. Mary’s University Center in Minneapolis.

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Cathedral’s rose windows under restoration

Cathedral’s rose windows under restoration

| July 23, 2015 | 0 Comments

A piece-by-piece restoration of the Cathedral of St. Paul’s south-facing rose window is underway at Gaytee-Palmer Stained Glass Studio in northeast Minneapolis — the first time comprehensive work has been done on any of the church’s three iconic circular windows.

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