A Selection of Michelangelo's Greatest Works

An art historian, a theologian, & church historians honor his legacy.

4 Thursday Evenings – April 19, 26 & May 3 & 10, 2012
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. DJ Lombardo Center Conference Room
$50 for the series

A copy of the DVD will be provided to you for any session you miss. Readings and refreshments provided.

Michelangelo’s works will stun you and their background stories will enlighten you. You will be in the hands of JCU professors who have spent much of their lives enthralled by Michalengelo’s genius.

April 19

“Connections” – Born under the Tuscan sun, Michelangelo lived among the Medics. At 23, he sculpted the Pietà and became a star.
– Prof. Doris Donnelly, PhD

April 26

“Commissions” – Michelangelo outlived 13 popes; was commissioned by 9 who recognized his genius. The awesome legacy of papal patronage.
– Prof. Joseph Kelly, PhD

May 3

“Controversy” – Michelangelo met church reform-minded poet Vittoria Colonna and Cardinal Reginald Pole. How they influenced him.
– Prof. Paul V. Murphy, PhD

May 10

“Commitment” – At 33, Michelangelo painted the Sistine ceiling; 30 years later, at 66, he began the last judgment. Now, that’s commitment!
– Prof. Linda A. Koch, PhD

Posted on February 23, 2012