The Arlington Catholic Herald previewed the Picturing Mary exhibit at the National Museum for Mary in the Arts and mentioned CUA's involvement in the exhibit and related programming. See below. The Associated Press and Religion News Service also published preview stories about the exhibit, which mentioned CUA's involvement.

The many faces of Mary

From: Arlington Catholic Herald Date: Dec. 3, 2014 Author: Christine Stoddard

"Picturing Mary: Woman, Mother Idea," an exhibition of Marian art from the Renaissance and Baroque periods at the National Museum for Women in the Arts in Washington, opens Dec. 5. But you can expect more than an assortment of world-class oil paintings there. Exhibition organizers hope that "Picturing Mary" will not only appeal to fine art lovers but also stir and educate visitors of various faiths.

"I don't care who you are," said Kathryn Wat, chief curator of the NMWA, "you cannot go through this exhibit without being moved."

Catholic University has collaborated with the NMWA to produce original programming to supplement the exhibition, which will feature works by Botticelli, Michelangelo and other European masters.


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