Thursday, 24 March 2011

art, pray, love

Wendy McTernan is to help curate art, pray, love, an art festival being put on by Hillside Church Wimbledon. The programme for the Festival is as follows:

Festival launch: Saturday 26th March, 10am @ The National Gallery: Gallery visit and Guided Tour with Gallery Lecturer and Art Historian, Stuart Currie. A former lecturer in the History of Art at the Education Departments of the National and Tate Galleries, and at the Universities of London, Reading and Kingston. In his earlier career he trained in Fine Art and taught painting and drawing in London. He now works as an Arts Evangelist for the London City Mission, and has given talks across the capital, in other parts of the UK, and in France, Germany, Spain, Bulgaria and Poland.

Sunday 27th March, 1030am @ Hillside: Leonardo da Vinci, The Last Supper. Talk given by Richard Thomas.

Mothering Sunday 3rd April, 1030am @ Hillside: John Everett Millais, Christ in the House of His Parents. Talk given by Susanna Thomas.

art, pray, love: Exhibition Opening: Thursday 7th April, 7pm @ Hillside. Come and meet the artists and find out more about far reaching church partnerships. All art is for sale with 15% of proceeds going to YMCA London South West. A donation of £5 to £10 will be collected at the door / Free for those on benefits.

Saturday 9th April, 10am @ Tate Britain: Gallery visit and Guided Tour with Gallery Lecturer and Art Historian, Stuart Currie (Art Trolley for Kids provided).

Sunday 10th April, 1030am @ Hillside: Andrea Mantegna, The Agony in the Garden. Talk given by Stuart Currie.

Sunday 17th April, 1030am @ Hillside: Gerrit Van Honthorst, Christ before the High Priest, c.1617, National Gallery, London - Richard Thomas

Good Friday Experience: 22nd April, Art Exhibition Open 10am-2pm @ Hillside. Plus: Pavement Café, artist in residence window and an art workshop for all.

Easter Sunday: 24th April, 1030am @ Hillside: Michelangelo da Caravaggio, Supper at Emmaus, 1601, National Gallery, London - Stuart Currie.

Sunday 12th June, 1030am @ Hillside: Art, Faith, Life: Artist, Charlie Mackesy talks to us about his work.

Please note: Gallery Tours will be charged at £5 per person / Free for those on benefits. Book your place at:

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