[Loch-Ruadh] Trip to the Kimbell Art Museum - Picturing the Bible: The Earliest Christian Art

Terry Sikes tdsikes at prodigy.net
Sat Feb 16 06:20:24 PST 2008

It looks like a good day to do something indoors.  I
hope to see everyone at the Kimbell Art Museum today!


--- Aingeal <clan_mac at charter.net> wrote:

> When: February 16, 2008 at 1:00 pm
> Where: Kimbell Art Museum
> Map to location: http://tinyurl.com/3b42la
> *~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*~*
> We will be having a group trip to the Kimbell Art
> Museum on Saturday, Feb. 16 at 1PM to see the
> exhibit "Picturing the Bible, The Earliest Christian
> Art." 
> The Kimbell Art Museum is located at 3333 Camp Bowie
> Blvd., Fort Worth, near the intersection of
> University Dr. and Camp Bowie Blvd.
> Those that cannot make the 1PM time are invited to
> join late, as the museum tour is self guided and the
> museum is open until 5PM.  The tour takes
> approximately 1 1/2 hours.
> Admission to the exhibit is $14 for adults, $12 for
> seniors 60 and over and students with ID, $10 for
> children 6-11, and free to children under 6.  Those
> that do not have the budget for admission, there is
> a substantial and very interesting permanent exhibit
> that can be view for FREE!  There is also a nice
> gift shop where books and postcards can be purchased
> showing museum pieces appropriate for primary A&S
> references.  I purchased the exhibit catalog that I
> would be glad to let anyone look through also.
> The free permanent exhibit includes South American
> statuary, Egyptian artifacts, and some very famous
> masterpieces painted by several Renaissance and
> modern masters, among many other pieces.  The
> Picturing the Bible exhibit has many carvings in
> ivory, marble, limestone, and wood, several
> illuminated scripts, glass medallions, jewelry,
> coins, funerary art, as well as many additional
> pieces.  These are mostly dated from the 2nd to the
> 6th Century AD.
> Those that wish to gather before going to the
> museum, I was planning to be at the McDonalds at the
> corner of Montgomery and Camp Bowie at 12 noon until
> just before
> 1 PM to socialize, unless someone has a better
> suggestion.
> Anyone that needs directions to the museum are
> encoraged to contact me at the Loch Ruadh Minister
> of Arts and Science link or at tdsikes at prodigy.net.
> Terrence ad te Syke
> Loch Ruadh MoAS
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