Silver Lake College Presents Living with Franciscan Ideals Art Exhibit

September 24, 2010

Silver Lake College invites the public to attend the annual reflective Franciscan art exhibit. This year the focus is Living with Franciscan Ideals. The exhibit will be in the art hall of Silver Lake College, 2406 S. Alverno Road, from Saturday, Sept. 22, through October 9.

This exhibit will feature some significant influences in the life of Francis and his total conversion and imitation of God most high. The San Damiano Crucifix with its Trinitarian and Paschal Mystery theme is at the heart of Franciscan spirituality. A five foot San Damiano Crucifix will be on display.

The exhibit will feature a number of paintings and other art media by several of the Franciscan Sisters as well as several unique sculpture pieces of Francis.
The Exhibit is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday: from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Besides the exhibit the Franciscan Fest activities for Saturday, Oct. 2 will include a plant sale, horse drawn wagon rides, brat and bake sale, bingo, games, and Java Jam.

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