Free Presentations by Artists, Art Scholars, and Historians at the AASA’s building in Philadelphia

Each month the AASA will host a free one-hour presentation by an artist, art scholar, or historian of issues important to sacred art.  Initially the lectures will occur a the AASA’s headquarters, 1629 Porter Street in Philadelphia.  Here are the details about the next several presentations:

Sat., June 11, 3:00 p.m.:    Steve Kilpatrick (, the artist selected by Sr. Paula, discussing the planning and creation of his bronze sculpture of Our Lady of Guadalupe

Sat., July 9, 5:00 p.m.:       Sylvia Castellanos ( discussing portraiture

Sat., Aug. 13, 3:00 p.m.:     Julia Levitina (, “Girl in the War:  The making of a St. Joan of Arc bronze sculpture”

Sat., Sept. 18, 3:00 p.m.:    Rev. Michael Cerrone (author of For God and Country) discussing the historical significance of St. Joan of Arc, her portrayal in art, and her relevance today

Space is limited.  To register for one or more presentations, e-mail the AASA’s Interim President, William Maffucci, at


Upcoming Events

Exhibition and Sale of the Works of Internationally Acclaimed Artist
Niko Chocheli

Saturday, Feb. 23, from 12:00 noon to 6:00 p.m.

Presentation by the artist at 2:00 p.m.
Admission is free, but space is limited.
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“Art is a vehicle for expressing the infinite beauty of God.”

- Sr. Paula