The Life of a Swiss Guard: A Private View

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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.

Backdoor to Easter: The Art of Alfonse Borysewicz

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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

LR9: 1957

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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.

Faith and Duty

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This panel discussion will examine the role that faith plays in times of war. Beginning the conversation with the rise of the chaplain corps during the First World War, a group of academics, religious, and current duty military will speak about the importance for caring for the spiritual well being of soldiers in the face ... Read more

The Cardinal’s Portrait: Opening Reception

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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

Rex Hausmann: Stations – Opening Reception

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The New Ephesus started in a physical place – New York City as compared to ancient Ephesus. One a living city the other abandoned. Both cities were founded on trade and commerce. New York was founded by the Dutch, Ephesus by the Ionians. But The New Ephesus has ended up not being a place but ... Read more

Alex Harsley: Entanglements- Opening Reception

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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

Art of The Ordinary – Opening Reception

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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

Art of Enders Island – Opening Reception

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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

Mark Brennan: Stars Ocean Mother Womb – Opening Reception

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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

Arte Fogata: Art Workshop Bolivia

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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.

The Art of Andrea Schneider

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“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

The Art of Br. Mickey McGrath

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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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