Knights of Columbus Museum: Past Exhibits

2010-2009

Guadalupe

 

Guadalupe

In December 1531, on a remote hill in central Mexico, earth encountered heaven.

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Etchings of the Eternal City: Piranesi’s Rome

 

Etchings of the Eternal City: Piranesi’s Rome

May 23, 2008 to August 28, 2009

The exhibition examines several early prints of Giovanni Battista Piranesi’s Vedute di Roma (Views of Rome). More

The Art of Antonella Cappuccio: Contemporary Italian Paintings

 

The Art of Antonella Cappuccio: Contemporary Italian Paintings

On Exhibit – March 19-Oct. 4, 2009 

Antonella Cappuccio was born on the island of Ischia, off Italy’s Mediterranean Coast, in 1944 and moved to Rome as a young child, where she still works and resides. More

The KofC 10th Annual Christmas Tree Festival

 

The KofC 10th Annual Christmas Tree Festival

Each year, approximately two dozen Connecticut elementary schools participate in the Christmas Tree Festival. A class from each school prepares decorations for one of the Museum's Christmas Trees. The decorations’ theme complements the Museum’s annual Christmas crèche exhibit. This year’s Nativity scenes hail from 22 countries across the Asian continent. More than 100 crèches are on display. Many of the schools selected a particular Asian country as the focus of their decorations.
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A Latino Christmas: Nativities of Latin America

 

A Latino Christmas: Nativities of Latin America

Nativities of Latin America

November 19, 2009 to January 31, 2010 

The Knights of Columbus Museum, for the fifth consecutive year, is pleased to offer a Christmas exhibition of Nativity scenes or crèches. A long-held Christian tradition, the Nativity scene is an artistic representation of the birth of Jesus Christ.  More

'A LATINO CHRISTMAS' LECTURES

Ninth Annual Christmas Tree Festival

 

Ninth Annual Christmas Tree Festival

Nearly 500 Connecticut students (kindergarten through fifth grade) from 24 schools took part in the Knights of Columbus Museum's ninth annual Christmas Tree Festival. More