Art

Thumbnail staircase 1 at the vatican museums on november 12 2015 credit gianluca gangemi aci stampa cna 11 12 15 A new look into the Vatican's stunning museums

Those who haven't made it to the world famous Vatican Museums needn't worry – the Church’s treasures will now come to them through a new DVD series...

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Thumbnail shutterstock 559765666 Archdiocese of L.A. elementary students invited to take part in Our Lady of Fatima art contest

Students from grades 1 through 8 in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles are invited to participate in the Our Lady Fatima art contest in honor of the...

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Thumbnail isabel piczek Artist Isabel Piczek ‘prayed her way’ through long, productive life

Before reflecting on Isabel’s singular contributions on our lives here in Southern California, may I speak about the combined Piczek imprint on Old...

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Thumbnail batchelder tile peacock ‘Batchelder: Tilemaker’ at the Pasadena Museum of History

The Pasadena Museum of History is featuring an exhibit, extended by popular demand through March 12, called “Batchelder: Tilemaker.” Ernest A....

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Thumbnail roaming catholic iii Catholicism off the Beaten Path, Part III: Be bold, step out on your own --- and celebrate faith, wherever you go

As Catholic travelers, my wife and I enjoy researching and visiting Catholic sites, including churches and cathedrals, and especially churches and...

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Thumbnail sister corita kent Corita Kent

The Center for Spiritual Renewal in Montecito was founded by the Sisters of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, a community with an interesting history....

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Thumbnail corita book Corita Kent’s passions were creativity, transformation and love

Author and art historian April Dammann’s new biography of Corita Kent, known for most her career as Sister Mary Corita, traces the actions of these...

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Thumbnail american gardeners Domestic scenes: The art of Ramiro Gomez

Marta was the cleaning lady of the woman who owned the house in Silver Lake — my roommate — where I lived from 2010 to 2014. Every other Wednesday,...

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Thumbnail crux Donald Evans and his fantastic world of postage stamps

Donald Evans (1945-1977) “put his whole life and everything that interested him into the stamps of his fantasy world.” So says Willy Eisenhart,...

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Thumbnail el anatsui  red block El Anatsui at The Broad

A few weeks ago, I went on a field trip with some friends to The Broad, the new-ish downtown L.A. museum of contemporary art. My friends wanted...

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Thumbnail photo courtesy of alanna marie boudreau cna 11 14 14 For one young Catholic, music is an apostolate of beauty

An up-and-coming Catholic musician in Michigan aims to expose listeners to God in the same way she did during her school years – through beauty...

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Thumbnail hollyhock house wright Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House

Hard by the southwest corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Vermont, up on a hill, stands a highlight of L.A.’s storied architectural story: Barnsdall...

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Thumbnail madonna of the book by sandro botticelli courtesy of the national museum of women in the arts cna How a modern DC art exhibit is learning womanhood from Mary

A new art exhibit in Washington, D.C., hopes to revive a sense of womanhood exemplified in the Virgin Mary, as depicted by Renaissance and Baroque...

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Thumbnail sketching credit ian norman via flickr cc by sa 20 cna 1 How a sketchbook led one Chinese woman to the Catholic faith

Yan Xu is an artist from the central China city of Wuhan. What she drew one day would change her life.Confused about her future after resigning...

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Thumbnail st peters out of toothpicks screenshot cna 1 Man builds replica of St. Peter's Square with 36,000 toothpicks

Vatican City, May 21, 2017 / 04:23 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The Eiffel Tower, the Roman Coliseum, the Statue of Liberty, the Taj Mahal; are just some...

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Thumbnail sacred art credit st petersburg theological academy via flickr cc by nd 20 cna New Catholic university launches Sacred Art master's

Denver, Colo., Sep 16, 2016 / 03:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A new Catholic university has announced the launch of their Masters of Sacred Art degree...

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Thumbnail the death of socrates cna 1 8 14 Openness to beauty leads soul to God, says Catholic thinker

The senses are the “road to God”, who speaks to us through beauty, said Bill Donaghy, who holds a master's in systematic theology, at the recent...

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Thumbnail sainte chapelle credit sean munson via flickr cc by nc nd 20 cna 5 21 15 Paris' stunning Sainte-Chapelle gets a makeover – with lasers

Known for its ornate rose window and towering stained glass glory, the thirteenth century Sainte-Chapelle in Paris has finally been pieced back...

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