(Editorial note: We would like to welcome Lynette Hull as our newest contributor to the OAJ. Lynette is an iconographer who is intensely dedicated to the Orthodox Arts. We have already posted one of her articles as well as a video of a Tedx talk she did. She studies with the Prosopon School, gives lectures, and also organizes conferences, shows and icon tours. We are quite happy to welcome her to our team. She will be posting about different exhibits, conferences and all kinds of events regarding Orthodox Arts. If you have any news you think is worthy of being posted, you can contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org )
Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections.
National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, Oct 6, 2013- March 2, 2014. Getty Museum, Los Anglos, CA, April 9 – August 24, 2014.
Window to Heaven
Maryhill Museum of Art, Goldendale, WA. Sept 14 – November 17, 2013. This is a traveling exhibit from the Museum of Russian Icons in Clinton, MA. If you are on the west coast and haven’t yet made it to this little gem of a museum in MA, you can steal a glimpse of what it has to offer by heading out to Maryhill Museum.
The Index of Christian Art hosts a yearly conference in Princeton NJ. This year’s conference is Oct 25 – 26 and is on Illuminated Manuscripts. To register, contact Fiona Barrett (fionab@Princeton.edu). Note: It is possible to attend individual lectures without registering, but you cannot buy books at a discount nor can you comfortably drink the free soda or wine!
Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Oct 31 – Nov 1, 2013. This year’s conference is at Yale University in New Haven, CT. Many lectures on iconography and Byzantine music, including a keynote lecture by Mary Talbot-Rice from Dumbarton Oaks and a paper by Robert Nelson (a scholar who should not be missed!) on the shield of St. Demetrios.
Fordham’s Orthodox Christian Studies program hosts an annual “Orthodoxy in America” Lecture series. This year’s lecture is Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 and will be delivered by his Beatitude Archbishop Anastasios of Tirana, Durres and of all Albania. The topic of the lecture has not yet been published.