Methodist Art Collection to show in Haywards Heath

Works from the renowned Methodist Art Collection will be showing at two venues in Haywards Heath next summer. The theme of the exhibition is ‘Walking on Water’. This will be an opportunity to see some of this fantastic collection here in Sussex. The exhibition is at Haywards Heath Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church, … More Methodist Art Collection to show in Haywards Heath

28 September – William Blake’s ‘Jacob’s Ladder’

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William Blake, ‘Jacob’s Ladder’, c.1799-1807. Pen and grey ink and watercolour. © The Trustees of the British Museum. Image released under a Creative Commons license for non-commercial use. ? William Blake’s (1757-1827) watercolour of Jacob’s Ladder is one of about eighty watercolours which Blake made between about 1800 and 1806 for…

Talk: The Piper Tapestry at 50 – 22 September

‘A Magnificent Adornment to this House of God’? The Piper Tapestry at 50 Chichester Cathedral, 22nd September 2016, 6.30pm Naomi Billingsley, the current Bishop Otter Scholar based at the Bishop’s Palace, will give a talk on Thursday 22 September, marking the fiftieth anniversary of the dedication of the Piper Tapestry at Evensong in September 1966. … More Talk: The Piper Tapestry at 50 – 22 September

Shadows of the Wanderer – Discussion Group, 15 October

Saturday 15 October 2016, 11am – 12.30pm, Chichester Cathedral and the Bishop’s Palace By popular demand, I am running a discussion group on the installation of Ana Maria Pacheco’s ‘Shadows of the Wanderer’ and ‘Head of John the Baptist’ in Chichester Cathedral. The format will be similar to the discussion sessions about the Cathedral’s permanent … More Shadows of the Wanderer – Discussion Group, 15 October

Theology seminars at the University of Chichester

This autumn’s seminars in the University of Chichester’s, Theology, Philosophy and Religious Studies department (follow the links for further details):   14 September, 6:30-8pm ‘“The Dead Are Coming”: Performing Political Theology In-Between Refugees and Religion‘, Dr Ulrich Schmiedel, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, Munich.   12 October, 6:30-8pm ‘“A blessing I can never be too thankful for”: Felpham and William … More Theology seminars at the University of Chichester

Michael Clark’s ‘Five Wounds’ & Diana Brandenburger’s ‘The Refugee’ – Discussion Group Report

Saturday saw the last in the series of discussion groups reflecting on art in Chichester Cathedral. We looked at two of the more recent works in the Cathedral: Michael Clark’s ‘Five Wounds‘ (1994) and Diana Brandenburger’s ‘The Refugee‘ (exh. 2008).   Clark’s ‘Five Wounds’ is a very unusual piece, which consists of five tiny panels, … More Michael Clark’s ‘Five Wounds’ & Diana Brandenburger’s ‘The Refugee’ – Discussion Group Report

Art & Christianity Regional Study Day – 1st November

I’m delighted to be working with the Art & Christianity Enquiry (ACE) to host a regional meeting at the Bishop’s Palace for ACE members and others interested in Art & Christianity: A day of discussions and presentations to share best practice, projects and networks. The day will include tours of the Cathedral’s art as well as … More Art & Christianity Regional Study Day – 1st November

Exhibition: The Bishop Otter Art Collection – A Celebration

Currently showing at the Otter Gallery at the University of Chichester and Pallant House Gallery, this exhibition showcases works from the Bishop Otter Collection of 20th century British Art. The collection includes work by artists  including Paul Nash, John Piper, Stanley Spencer and Graham Sutherland. Highlights which explicitly deal with religious themes include Jacob Epstein’s … More Exhibition: The Bishop Otter Art Collection – A Celebration

Forthcoming Events at Chichester Cathedral

As ever, there are lots of arts events taking place at Chichester Cathedral over the next few months; here is an update of dates for your diary. Follow the links for further details (including ticketing, where relevant). Exhibitions Shadows of the Wanderer by Ana Maria Pachecho (to 14 November). This powerful sculpture installation in the North … More Forthcoming Events at Chichester Cathedral