Knights of Columbus Museum: Past Exhibits

2006-2005

Crosses and Crucifixes

 

Crosses and Crucifixes

January 25, 2006 – April 6, 2008 

From the private collection of Robert and Yvonne Klancko, 167 crosses and crucifixes from around the world.
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Easter, Eggs & Art

 

Easter, Eggs & Art

March 22, 2006 – October 8, 2006 

A total of 467 magnificently decorated eggs assembled over 40 years by private collectors Robert and Yvonne Klancko. 
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Reliquary – Six Mexican Priest Martyrs

 

Reliquary – Six Mexican Priest Martyrs

June 6 - 11, 2006 

The reliquary of six priests and Knights of Columbus members canonized by Pope John Paul II in 2000.
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The Swiss Guard: Celebrating 500 Years of Papal Service

 

The Swiss Guard: Celebrating 500 Years of Papal Service

November 1, 2006 to February 3, 2008 

Priceless artifacts, including uniforms, armor, helmets, swords, lances,  paintings, flags and pennants from the world’s oldest military organization.
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A Vatican Christmas

 

A Vatican Christmas

November 1, 2006 – February 28, 2007 

Unique and splendid crèches, a tradition close to the heart of Pope John Paul II. 
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Images of Faith and Art from Mexico

 

Images of Faith and Art from Mexico

March 23, 2005 — October 9, 2005 

A collection of 48 religious works of art never before exhibited in the United States, including works from the 16th through 20th centuries.  
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John Paul II, 1920-2005, Memorial Exhibit

 

John Paul II, 1920-2005, Memorial Exhibit

April 11, 2005 — May 19, 2005 

Twenty items from the papacy of Pope John Paul II featuring articles the pope used during his lifetime and his gifts to the Knights of Columbus.
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Shrines

 

Shrines

September 14, 2005 — May 14, 2006 

A total of 32 gouache “Shrine” paintings based on the life of Christ. Each work began with the gathering of significant objects for a three-dimensional still life or shrine setting.
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Hurricane Katrina

 

Hurricane Katrina

October 13, 2005 — October 13, 2007 

A photo documentary installed in the lobby depicting Gulf State relief efforts undertaken by the Knights of Columbus Supreme Council and establishment of its $2.5 million fund to aid hurricane victims.
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Christmas in Miniature

 

Christmas in Miniature

November 16, 2005 — January 29, 2006 

A collection of 59 crèches or Nativity scenes presented in cooperation with the Associazone Italiano Amici del Presepe and the Vatican Museums.
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