Monday 6 July 2009

Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art

The programme for Commission For Mission's Study Day entitled 'Perspectives on commissioning Christian Art' has now been finalised.

The day will take place on Saturday 7th November at Chelmsford Cathedral (New Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1TY) from 10.00am – 2.30pm and comes at the end of Commission For Mission's showcase exhibition in the Cathedral (Monday 2nd - Saturday 7th November, Cathedral opening times).

The Study Day programme is as follows:

9.45am: Registration & refreshments
10.00am: Welcome & Introduction to Commission For Mission
10.20am: The Very Revd. Peter Judd, Dean of Chelmsford Cathedral – ‘Experiences of commissioning art for Church & Cathedral’
10.50am: Dr James Bettley, Chair of Chelmsford DAC – ‘Commissioning & the Faculty process’
11.20am: Three Commission For Mission artists to be interviewed about their experiences of commissioning
12 noon: Midday Prayers, Lunch break & Exhibition viewing
1.00pm: Q&A session involving Peter Judd, Dr. James Bettley & the three artists
1.45pm: Rt. Revd. David Hawkins, Bishop of Barking – ‘A Vision for the commissioning of contemporary Christian Art’
2.15pm: Q&A session with Bishop David
2.30pm: Close & Exhibition take-down

To book a place or for more information, contact Jonathan Evens on 020 8599 2170 or

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