In the Service of God: The Sacred Arts in the Middle Ages


Weekdays by appointment | Saturdays 1:00 to 4:30 pm | Sunday, October 31, 1:00 to 5:00 pm

Admission: Donations welcome.

Throughout medieval Europe, the Christian Church was the center of the art world. Using symbols and visual narrative, artists were commissioned to develop ways to embody Christian doctrine and serve Christian liturgy in sacred spaces. This exhibition gathers objects in a variety of media—including ivory, enamel, wood carving, stained glass, mosaic, and the book arts—to demonstrate and celebrate this fertile period when art was placed in the service of God.