November 2013 – January 2014
The story of Mary, Joseph, and the Christ Child has great appeal throughout the world as a story of a family facing hardship with hope. See how artists across the globe depict the Nativity. From Armenia to Zimbabwe, learn how artists recreate the scene with clothing, architecture, and figures from their native lands. Remarkable in its variety of medium and scale, this generous gift from James and Emilia Govan and its annual exhibition promises to be a memorable tradition for families of all faiths.
Image: Imre A. Varga, Hungary. Wood, paper. The James and Emilia Govan Crèche Collection