Trinity Episcopal Arts Weekend

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Friday October 26th through Sunday October 28th, 2018

A weekend of Visual Arts, Film, & Music to celebrate the release of the new book The Gardens of Bunny Mellon

The Gardens of Bunny Mellon is a lavishly illustrated book that features the public and private gardens that Mrs. Mellon designed, including Trinity Episcopal Church, by author Linda Holden, published by Vendome Press. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase throughout the weekend with a generous portion of the proceeds to benefit the ongoing maintenance and preservation of the Church.

Opening Reception Friday, October 26th, 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Holy Stories: Image and Word
An exhibition of Collage and Sculpture, October 26-28 by artists Sandra Bowden and Karen Swenholt. Art is available for purchase in addition to a book signing of “The Gardens of Bunny Mellon.” Donations welcomed.

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Compline Service Friday, October 26th, 8:00 PM
A meditation on the Psalms featuring choral and organ music with a display of an ancient Book of Hours. Donations welcomed.

Artists Luncheon & Church Tour Saturday, October 27th 12:00 – 3:00 PM
Artists gathering and luncheon followed by tour of Trinity Church’s Sanctuary hosted by artists and friends of Trinity and the Bridge at Glymfeather Hallows Artist Group. This will be a time to welcome new area artists and to share with others the rich tapestry of visual artists in the area. A special welcome and thank you to the new artists in residence and ongoing outreach at Oak Spring Foundation here in the area. Book signing of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon will be available.

Space is limited. Contact Jessica Van Heim Diday for reservations:

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Screening of “Many Beautiful Things” Saturday, October 27th 7:00 PM
A documentary film by award winning Laura Waters Hinson and Executive Producer Hisao Kurosawa (Dreams, Ran). A film about Lilias Trotter, 19thcentury botanical and landscape artist who was John Ruskin’s protégé and one of the world’s greatest female artists that was almost lost in history. A story of the struggle over creativity and calling featuring the voices of Michelle Dockery (Downton Abbey) and John Rhys- Davies (Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones). Donations encouraged.

Sunday, October 28th
8:00 AM Worship Service
9:00 AM Book signing of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon available at Cox Hall during coffee hour.
10:30 AM Worship Service
12:00 PM Book signing of The Gardens of Bunny Mellon available at Cox Hall during coffee hour.

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