October 17 Art Encounters
Word and Image: The St. John's Bible
10:30–11:30 am

Art Encounters offers guided tours of Joslyn's collections and special exhibitions on the third Thursday of each month, beginning at 10:30 am. Designed to appeal to all art lovers, from the well-seasoned to the amateur, these monthly programs are a great way to learn about art with others.

https://www.joslyn.org/Post/sections/52/Images/PsalmsFrontispiece.jpgWord and Image: The Saint John's Bible

Featuring the first handwritten illuminated Bible commissioned by a Benedictine Monastery since the fifteenth century, The Saint John’s Bible incorporates contemporary imagery and events to connect traditional medieval craftsmanship with the twenty-first century.

What's pictured: Psalms Frontispiece, Donald Jackson, Copyright 2004, The Saint John’s Bible, Saint John’s University, Collegeville, Minnesota, USA



Art Encounters is free for most programs, however, this exhibition will have a ticket fee: $10 general public adults; $5 college students with ID; free for Joslyn members and youth ages 17 and younger. For program details, please contact Joslyn's Director of Adult Programs at (402) 661-3862 or by email.