Sanctity Pictured Symposium Introduction (Part 1)

This is the first of five videos for a symposium presented on January 10, 2015 in conjunction with Sanctity Pictured: The Art of the Dominican and Franciscan Orders in Renaissance Italy, which was on view at the Frist Art Museum from October 31, 2014 through January 25, 2015.

This video includes introductions by Dr. Susan Edwards, Frist Art Museum Executive Director, and Trinita Kennedy, Frist Art Museum Curator, with a performance by The Dominican Sisters of St. Cecilia.


Symposium Program:

10:30 a.m.     Director’s Welcome
                      Susan H. Edwards, Executive Director and CEO, Frist Art Museum

10:35 a.m.      Introduction
                      Trinita Kennedy, Curator, Frist Art Museum

11:15 a.m.     The Abbey Bible: An Early Mendicant Moment Captured
                      Christine Sciacca, Assistant Curator, Manuscripts Department, The J. Paul Getty Museum

12:00 p.m.      Lunch and Self-Guided Tour of the Exhibition

1:30 p.m.       Pray for Us: Tomb Patronage in Mendicant Churches
                      Anne Leader, Webmaster and Blog Editor, Italian Art Society

2:15 p.m.        Fragmentary Lives: Narrative Scenes from Renaissance Altarpieces in Sanctity Pictured
                       Donal Cooper, University Lecturer in Italian Renaissance Art and Fellow of Jesus College,
                       University of Cambridge

3:15 p.m.        Fashioning Female Sanctity: The Significance of Clothing in Giovanni di Paolo’s Catherine of
                       Siena Predella (ca. 1460)
                       Holly Flora, Associate Professor, History of Art, Tulane University

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