Mormon Arts Center

Event schedule

Thursday, June 28, 7-10 PM

OPENING NIGHT CELEBRATION | $20

Italian Academy at Columbia University

7 PM - Keynote address, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, author

8 PM - Exhibition opening, NZAMBI (God), Hildebrando de Melo (Angola)

8 PM - Book launch/signing, Mormon Cinema, Randy Astle, author

8 PM - Jazz, Stephen Anderson and guests

 

Friday, June 29, 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM

MORMON ARTS & THE WORLD | $ 25

Italian Academy at Columbia University

Overlapping sessions

Ongoing - NZAMBI (God), Hildebrando de Melo

Ongoing - One Great Whole: Two Collaborative Drawing Projects, Maddison Colvin and J. Kirk Richards, and invited artists

10 AM - Mormon Cinema, Randy Astle, author

10 AM - In Motion: Mormon Video Art Practices, Laura Allred Hurtado, curator

11 AM - Hildebrando de Melo, Interview with Glen Nelson, curator

11 AM - Art as Spiritual Inquiry, Christian Asplund, Amy Easton Flake, Brian Kershisnik

2 PM - Urban Youth and Hymns for the Soul, Harriet Petherick Bushman and Richard Bushman

2 PM - The Church as Art Patron, Judith McConkie, Josh Probert, Walter Rane; Laura Allred Hurtado, curator

3 PM - 20/20, Trevor Alvord, Maddison Colvin, Sharon Harris, Trevor Reed, Marin Leggat Roper, Madeline Rupard

3 PM - Telling Our Stories True: From Personal History to Memoir, Claudia Bushman and Lance Larsen

4 PM - The Dominican Jazz Project

4 PM - What Every Latter-day Saint Should Know About Mormon Art, Sarah Eden, Jeanette Ensley, Kevin Giddins, Jeff Parkin; Richard Bushman, moderator

Friday, June 29, 7:30

A CENTURY OF MORMON MUSIC | $20-30

Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall

Scott Holden, piano. Program: works by Shepherd, Robertson, McConkie, Bradshaw, Manookian, Sargent, Lowe, Pew, McLoskey (world premiere), Tian, Estévez, Wickman, and DeSpain (world premiere)

 

Saturday, June 30, 9 AM - 12 PM

ART FOR ALL | $10 (under 16 free, but must register)

Italian Academy at Columbia University

Overlapping sessions

Ongoing - NZAMBI (God), Hildebrando de Melo

Ongoing - One Great Whole: Two Collaborative Drawing Projects, Maddison Colvin and J. Kirk Richards, and invited artists

9 AM - Until It Sounds Right (family friendly), Nathan Thatcher, composer

9 AM - The Encyclopedia of Mormon Arts, Brian Crofts and Sharon Harris

10 AM - They All Saw a Cat (family friendly), Andrew Maxfield premiere based on the 2017 Caldecott Honor book

10 AM, 11 AM - Let's Talk: Roundtables, Build, Volunteer, Collaborate, Identity, Discover/Share, Devotion, Teach, Elevate

11 AM - Mormon Animation, Tyler Carter (Blue Sky Studios), Emron Grover (Pixar), Kelly Loosli (BYU)

Saturday, June 30, 2-4 PM | all are free but must register

St. Paul's Chapel, Columbia University

Jeff Johnson; John Tarbet, conductor: David Fletcher, accompanist; special guests

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT EVENTBRITE.COM AND CARNEGIEHALL.COM