We are excited to have so many amazing artists' work showcased. Below are the details for the events. Times and locations will be updated as needed.
7pm - 10pm
7pm Church Temple
Keynote Address: The Role of the Arts in Orthodox Theology
Dr. Peter Bouteneff, Director, Sacred Arts Institute, St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Seminary
Dr. Bouteneff will describe the role of the arts in the Orthodox Church’s theology and its Liturgy. He will inspire us to rejoice in the arts of our Church and to think about them in new ways.
8 pm Church Temple
St. Kassiani Chorale
Conductor Deacon Anthony Stokes, Music Director of the St. Kassiani Chorale, Pan-Orthodox Choir in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area
Gallery Preview and Soire
Following the Concert, guests are invited to a Gallery Preview and the opportunity to visit more personally with the artists. Wine and cheese and desserts will be available for a small donation. (Note to the Orthodox: This is an entirely fast-free week). We ask that you register in advance.
10am - 6pm
Taste and See: Lunch Food Trucks featuring Cajun and Greek foods will be available.
Various churches will also provide treats at their tables.
Tea and Coffee and Water will be available.
All Day, Gallery, Narthex, Chapel, Hallways
View artworks by our Iconographers, Sacred Art, and Folk Artists and Youth Arts
Films Running Periodically During Exhibit Hours
Icon: Through God's Hands (documentary on the icononography of Titiana Popa, in the Gallery)
Timeless Beauty (a lecture by Niko Chocheli, in the Temple Cry Room)
Presentations in the Chapel
Learn from Experts in Orthodox Art, Music, and Architecture
10:00 Peter Bouteneff expanding on his Keynote Address from Friday evening
10:30 Tatiana Nikolova Houston -- "Healing Grief and Sorrow through the Bright Sorrow of Lenten Iconography"
11:15 Richard Rohlin -- "Finding the Golden Key: Recovering the Sacramental Imagination"
12:00 Deacon Anthony Stokes -- "Beauty in the Liturgy: The Role of Quality Music in Our Worship"
12:45 Baker Galloway -- "How to Design a Temple"
1:30 Dmitry Shkolnik -- "Stories of an Iconographer"
2:00 Anthony Royce Gehrels -- "How to Read an Icon"
3:00 Milton Trice -- "Artistic Inspiration"
3:30 Joshua Sturgill -- "Poetic Catechism – Becoming Orthodox Slowly and Completely"
4:15 Deacon Gregory Farman -- "Writing with Your Name Saint"
Watch some of our artists at work in the Gallery
Pan Orthodox Vespers
Worship with us, enjoy the Pan-Orthodox Vespers service
9am - 2pm
Welcome the new day with this morning service of psalms and prayer.
Divine Liturgy and Ordinations
Celebrate with us as Bishop Thomas ordains Abram Mekhel to the Diaconate and Deacon Gregory to the Holy Priesthood.
Enjoy the Gallery and art throughout the church after Divine Liturgy until 2pm