Two Days of Theology & the Arts

Join Duke Initiatives in Theology and the Arts for two days of fine art, stimulating lectures with renown historians and theologians, and an exciting musical performance featuring over thirty musicians from top orchestras in the nation.


The Patience to See: The Sights & Sounds of Carlo Dolci

Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 6:45pm

The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

To celebrate the opening of a new exhibition at the Nasher Museum of Art, on Thursday August 31st, we invite you to “The Patience to See: The Sights and Sounds of Carlo Dolci.” The event will feature lectures by Dr. Ben Quash and Dr. Chloe Reddaway, the premiere of “Blue Madonna,” an original composition by Dr. Jeremy Begbie, and performances from this period played by an ensemble of top-tier musicians from orchestras across the country.

The lecture and musical performance is $5.00 or free with a ticket to The Medici’s Painter. Tickets available at the Nasher Museum entrance on the day of the event.





Secretaries of Praise: Poetry, Song, and Theology

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:00pm

Alumni Memorial Common Room, Duke Divinity School

On Friday, September 1st at noon we welcome you to “Secretaries of Praise: Poetry, Song, and Theology,” a conversation on the church and poetry with Dr. David Ford, Emeritus Professor of Divinity at Cambridge University, Dr. Tom Greggs, Marischal Chair of Divinity at the University of Aberdeen, Dr. Jennie Grillo, Assistant Professor of Old Testament at Duke Divinity School, and poet Micheal O’Siadhail.

The event is free of charge, and we will be offering a complimentary lunch to the first 60 participants. No registration is required.



Home, Away, and Home Again

Friday, September 1, 2017 at 7:00pm

Goodson Chapel, Duke Divinity School

The week will culminate on Friday evening, September 1st with “Home, Away, and Home Again: The Rhythm of the Gospel in Music” a multi-media event featuring Dr. Jeremy Begbie and over thirty musicians from the best national orchestras in Goodson Chapel at Duke Divinity School. We hope you can join us for this extraordinary event. Tickets are $20, and $10 for students and seniors.

Tickets – SOLD OUT

 All proceeds from this event will go to the North Street Neighborhood Corner House, a Reality Ministries community.