Art and Belief: A Symposium
Friday, September 24, 2021 | BYU Museum of Art Auditorium
A symposium that explores the relationship of art, belief, and practice for Latter-day Saints.
9 – 10:15 AM | “Theological Perspectives”
Anthony Sweat: Finding the Truth in Art
James Faulconer: Latter-day Saint versus Christian Perspectives
Kimberly Johnson: On Theological Aesthetics
10:15 – 10:30 AM | Break
10:30 AM – 12 PM | “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
12 – 1 PM | Lunch break
1 – 3:50 PM | “Representing Vision: Scholars and Artists in Conversation”
Joe Spencer and Caitlin Connolly
Megan Jones and Jeff Parkin
George Handley and Steven Peck
Exhibit: “Touch Our Eyes”
Lee Library Auditorium Gallery
Curated by Christiane Ramsey and Melanie Allred
Organized by the Center for Latter-day Saint Arts and the Neal A. Maxwell Institute for Religious Scholarship.