Loyola University Chicago

Loyola University Museum of Art

Art Illuminating the Spirit

Past Exhibitions

Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan

December 5, 2009 – January 17, 2010

Crèche-makers from around the world interpret the nativity scene through the eyes of their own cultures. The story of Mary, Joseph and Jesus has had a great appeal throughout the world as a story of a family facing both hardship and hope. See how artists across the globe have depicted the Nativity through a cultural lens that incorporates native clothing, art and architecture.

Image: The Engelsen Family, Norway. Image courtesy of Cade Martin Photography ©2007



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