Category: Current Exhibition

Tours at Two: Bill Branch and The Saint John's Bible

Dixon Docent Bill Branch talks about the Valley of the Dry Bones illumination from The Saint John's Bible.    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Sunday, January 10, 2021
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Tours at Two: Phil McMillion and The Saint John's Bible

Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about the Ten Commandments page of T he Saint John's Bible . Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about The Sower Illumination in The Saint John's Bible . Dixon Docent Phil McMillion talks about The Shema from Deuteronomy in The Saint John's Bible .   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, January 5, 2021
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Tours at Two: Martha Kelly

Martha Kelly talks about the art she created for the Presbyterian Book of Common Worship , which is included in the Illuminating the Word: The Saint John's Bible exhibition.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, December 22, 2020
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Craft Coverage: Illuminated Holiday Cards

Correspondent Ms. Karen (and special guest Correspondent Barbara Williamson!) take us live to the Dixon with special exhibition craft coverage. Take a closer look at illuminated illustrations of the St. John's Bible with some art-making fun for the whole family.    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Saturday, December 12, 2020
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Tours at Two: Frontispiece of the Gospel of John

Dixon docent Bill Branch talks about the Gospel of John frontispiece in the Saint John's Bible.   Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, December 8, 2020
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Virtual Tour: Made in Dixon / Hecho en Dixon

Virtual tour with Director of Education Margarita Sandino. Exhibition on view: July 19 – December 20, 2020 Tommy and Liz Farnsworth Education Building, Interactive Gallery Visita virtual con la Directora de Educación Margarita Sandino. Exposición a la vista: 19 de julio - 20 de diciembre de 2020 Edificio educativo de Tommy y Liz Farnsworth, galería interactiva   Education programs sponsored by AutoZone, Inc. | John Dustin Buckman... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Wednesday, December 2, 2020
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Tours at Two: Frontispiece of the Gospel of Matthew

Dixon Docent Bill Branch explains the Gospel of Matthew  in the Saint John's Bible .    Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, December 1, 2020
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University of Memphis Art Education: Illumination

This fall, Dixon Education Staff partnered with University of Memphis Art Education students to develop a collection of #dixonathome activities. This activity by Aysia Johnson will guide you through creating an illuminated artwork using your name! Click here to download the activity PDF.  Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Thursday, November 19, 2020
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Tours at Two: Calligraphy and Gold Leaf

Peggy Kunkel talks about calligraphy and working with gold leaf. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, November 10, 2020
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Tour at Two: "Saint John's Bible" with Phil McMillion

Dixon Docent and retired Professor of Theology talks about the art of "Creation and Genesis Incipit" in the "Illuminating the Word: The Saint John's Bible." Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, November 3, 2020
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Tour at Two: Peggy Kunkel and Her Calligraphy Quilt

Peggy Kunkel talks about the challenges of creating a beautiful piece of calligraphic art. Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Tour at Two: Maritza Dávila

Current events weighed heavily on her mind as Dávila created Lenguaje Textural . In this triptych, which she began in March at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, she incorporates both screenprint, in the two outer panels, and a hybrid of silk aquatint and collagraph in the center panel. The outstretched hand in the center panel is symbolic of our present moment, and how we are reaching out to one another, but we cannot touch. The left and right panels incorporate words and phrases... Read More
Posted by Kristen Rambo at Sunday, August 2, 2020
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