Collecting Art to Build Community With Dr. Aaron Rosen

April 21, 12:00 pm

Join us for a zoom discussion on April 21 at 12 pm about collecting art with Dr. Aaron Rosen, Professor of Religion & Visual Culture and Director of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Dr. Rosen will share about his how he created an art collection that highlights his geographic and faith community, built meaningful relationships with artists and how his collecting style has evolved over time. Click to register here. 

Dr. Aaron Rosen is Professor of Religion and Visual Culture and Director of the Henry Luce III Center for the Arts and Religion at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. and Visiting Professor at King’s College London, where he taught previously.  Dr. Rosen began his career at Yale, Oxford, and Columbia, after receiving his PhD from Cambridge.  He has curated exhibitions around the world and written widely for scholarly and popular publications, and is the author and editor of many books, including Art and Religion in the 21st Century and Journey through Art, translated into seven languages.

He is married to the Rev. Dr. Carolyn Rosen, and they live in a centuries-old parsonage on the coast of Maine with their son Arthur and dog Basil.

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Extended to February 11, 2024

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Front Lawn
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