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October 2017

The Life of a Swiss Guard: A Private View

Thursday, October 5 @ 6:00pm

An intimate view into the life of the Guards of the Holy Father, the oldest army in the world, composed of young soldiers who promise an eternal commitment to the Pope to preserve peace and security.

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April 2018

Backdoor to Easter: The Art of Alfonse Borysewicz

Thursday, April 5, 2018–Friday, May 18, 2018

This collection of paintings at the Sheen Center is a combination of both old and new, at times morphed back into one. The Passion-Nunc Dimittis, first exhibited at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston in 1984 then deconstructed in 1991 for the Cross of the Deposition (at St. Boniface Church in Brooklyn) makes its ... Read more

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June 2018

LR9: 1957

May 30 – August 5, 2018

The Little Rock Nine was a group of nine Black American students enrolled in Little Rock Central High School in 1957.  Their enrollment was followed by the Little Rock Crisis, in which the students were initially prevented from entering the racially segregated school.

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May 2019

The Cardinal’s Portrait: Opening Reception

Thursday, May 9, 2019 @ 6PM

Regarded as one of Ireland’s leading contemporary artists Richard Hearns returns to The Sheen Center for the unveiling of His Eminence, Timothy Michael Cardinal Dolan’s portrait. Accompanying the portrait will be a number of smaller studies in oil. The formal unveiling will take place on May 22 during a private ceremony accompanied by a VIP ... Read more

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July 2019

Alex Harsley: Entanglements- Opening Reception

Thursday, July 11, 2019 @ 6:00PM

Entanglements is an ode to a community inextricably linked. For nearly 50 years, Alex Harsley has remained fixed; bearing witness to the symbiosis of life outside his 4th Street Photo Gallery. Through his classic, award-winning photography and conceptualized mixed-media pieces, time becomes textured, non-linear as the images bob between a romanticized 1970s East Village and ... Read more

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August 2019

Art of The Ordinary – Opening Reception

Thursday, August 8, 2019 @ 6PM

Newspaper and show curated by former Sheen Center artists-in-residence Teresa Blackman and Joey Danaher “I listen to the clock tick. Downstairs the thermostat has just stopped humming. God is in this room.” – Thomas Merton Art of The Ordinary: Beauty in the Home presents work from more than twenty artists who graced the pages of ... Read more

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September 2019

Art of Enders Island – Opening Reception

Thursday, September 12, 2019 @ 6PM

Sacred Art Institute of St. Edmund's Retreat The Sacred Art Institute was founded to promote preserve and rediscover the role of sacred art in the story of salvation. During periods, the Church has told the story of the Gospel through images of Creation by sacred artists. This exhibit will provide a glimpse into mission and ... Read more

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October 2019

Mark Brennan: Stars Ocean Mother Womb – Opening Reception

Thursday, October 17, 2019 @ 6PM

Mark Brennan is a member of the Openings Collective and describes his exhibition this way: “As I’m dedicating the show to my uncle who was a Servite Father and wrote about Mary, my premise is that images of her changed in the 14th century: until that time, she had traditionally been portrayed wearing gold with ... Read more

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January 2020

Arte Fogata: Art Workshop Bolivia

Thursday, January 9, 2020 @ 6PM

Currently operating in several locations throughout Bolivia, Arte Fogata offers children the opportunity to explore creativity and express themselves in a safe, positive, compassionate environment.

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February 2020

The Art of Andrea Schneider

Thursday, February 6, 2020 @ 6PM

“My art has always been defined by my love of drawing and my focus is the art of portraiture. In 2017 it was my privilege to receive a mentorship from the Portrait Society of America. I used this opportunity to produce a collection of works, Portraits of Faith: Telling Their Story which was exhibited at ... Read more

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The Art of Br. Mickey McGrath

Thursday, February 13, 2020 @ 5:30PM

Artist’s Statement The paintings in this exhibit are representative of my work and spiritual journey for the last twenty-eight years, beginning in 1992 when I had a truly transformative experience as an artist through the inspiration of Sr. Thea Bowman. I had never met Thea, and in fact had never heard of her until after ... Read more

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