Learning inter-religiously from art

Agni, God of Fire

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and the Australia Catholic University (ACU) invite you to a lecture on:
Learning inter-religiously from art on Thursday, 26 June 2014

The National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) and the Australia Catholic University (ACU) invite you to a lecture on: Learning inter-religiously from art.

Francis X. Clooney SJ, Professor of Divinity at Harvard University and Professorial Research Fellow at Australian Catholic University will introduce sacred images from the NGV’s Asian collection, focusing on an extraordinary 19th century Indian album of Hindu deities. Professor Clooney will use the images as a springboard for discussing the art of inter-religious encounter and inter-cultural understanding in the 21st century.

To be welcomed by Dr Isobel Crombie NGV and Professor James McLaren ACU.

What: Learning inter-religiously from art

When: Thursday, 26 June 2014 Time: 6pm-7:30pm

Where: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, Ground Level NGV International – 180 St Kilda Road, Melbourne. Enter via the North Foyer (via Arts Centre forecourt).

Cost: Free

More information: Optional Viewing (5:15pm-6pm): Optional free after hours viewing of South East Asian Galleries for those attending this lecture. Enter via the North Foyer (via Arts Centre forecourt).

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