Blessed: A Tribute to John Paul II
To recall and celebrate Pope John Paul II’s life and legacy, the exhibition (April 2 – June 30) featured personal effects of the late pontiff, as well as mementos of his apostolic journeys to North America. The exhibition also included a selection of paintings by Italian artist Franceso Guadagnuolo (b. 1956). More
K of C Museum debuts Michelangelo reproduction
The Knights of Columbus Museum opens a new exhibition Dec. 8, 2010, featuring a full-scale bronze reproduction of Michelangelo’s Bruges Madonna sculpture. More
The sixth annual Christmas crèche exhibition at the Knights of Columbus Museum includes more than 100 crèches (or Nativities Scenes) from 22 Asian countries. The crèches come from the Holy Land in the Middle East and across the continent to Japan on the Pacific Rim.(Video courtesy of New Haven Register)
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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