Art and Belief: A Symposium

Friday, September 24

9 AM-4 PM

Harold B. Lee Library

“Art and Belief: A Symposium”

Friday, September 24, 2021

BYU Museum of Art Auditorium


Art and Belief A Symposium Flyer

9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. “Theological Perspectives”

Anthony Sweat: Finding the Truth in Art

James Faulconer: Latter-day Saint versus Christian Perspectives

Kimberly Johnson: On Theological Aesthetics

10:15 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. to Noon. “Critical Understanding”

Comments on specific works from: Heather Belnap, Travis Anderson, Catherine Taylor, Jeremy Grimshaw.

Introduction to “Touch Our Eyes” exhibition: Christiane Ramsey and Melanie Allred

Lunch break

“Representing Vision: Scholars and Artists in Conversation”

1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

Joe Spencer and Caitlin Connolly

Megan Jones and Jeff Parkin

2:45 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Break

3:00 p.m. to 3:50 p.m.

George Handley and Steven Peck

Exhibit: “Touch Our Eyes”

Lee Library Auditorium Gallery

Curated by Christiane Ramsey and Melanie Allred