Friday, November 24, 2017 through Sunday, January 7, 2018
Daily 12:00 - 4:30 PM
Closed December 11-12, 24-25
PLEASE NOTE: Glencairn Museum is closed Thursday, January 4, due to inclement winter weather.
Suggested donation $5 per person (includes both exhibitions).
Glencairn Museum’s World Nativities exhibition presents dozens of three-dimensional Nativity scenes collected from around the world. For many Christians the Nativity scene is a meaningful expression of religious faith, providing a compelling visual focus during the Christmas season. World Nativities shows how artisans adapt the Nativity scene to represent their own spiritual, intellectual, cultural and regional environments. This year the exhibition features Nativities from the Knights of Columbus Museum in New Haven, Connecticut, and examples from Glencairn’s own growing collection. Settings for the Nativities have been created by Bryn Athyn artisan Kathleen Glenn Pitcairn.