Sunday, January 29, 2012

PRESS RELEASE: Sam Thurston presents Christian Art and Images at the United Church of Christ in Craftsbury Common

The Art House and the United Church of Christ on Craftsbury Common collaborate this February and March to bring you a winter speaker series focusing on sacred images in art. These talks will take place at the Church on the Common. For more information on this collaboration, please email Sarah Mutrux at

Sam Thurston will present Christian Art and Images: History of Christian Art and Imagery from the Earliest Times

Friday, February 3, 2012
At United Church of Christ, Craftsbury Common
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Artist and art historian Sam Thurston of Lowell, Vermont, explores the evolution of Christian images from the 3rd century AD through the 20th century. Thurston will show a selection from some of the earliest works of art through the Renaissance into the modern, speaking about symbol, meaning, and expression.

This talk is hosted by The Art House and the United Church of Craftsbury on Craftsbury Common. The talk will be in the sanctuary of the church, with a reception and refreshments provided by the Deacons of the Church after the talk.