The Recovery of Wisdom: mixed-media works by Mary Conrow Coelho

January 17 – March 9, 2019

Journey of the Universe Film Screening, February 3, 1-3 p.m.
Reception and Panel Discussion, February 17, 1-3 p.m.

An exhibition of mixed-media paintings and handmade books by artist, Mary Conrow Coelho. The works use abstract and representational imagery, along with bright colors and mixed-media interwoven with ancient patterns, to focus on our connection to nature and the cosmos. Each piece is a burst of pure creative energy! 

To complement Ms. Coelho’s exhibition, the Clare Gallery is offering a FREE screening of the award-winning film, Journey of the Universe. This stunning HD film is an epic journey connecting the cosmos, the earth, and human transformation. Created by a renowned team of scientists, scholars, and filmmakers, the film is set on the Greek Island of Samos, birthplace of Pythagoras.

Panel Discussion: Panelists include the artist Mary Coelho; Mary Evelyn Tucker, Yale Divinity School Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar; and John Grim, Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies Senior Lecturer and Senior Research Scholar. Both Ms. Tucker and Mr. Grim were part of the scholar leadership team and executive producers of the film.

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Free parking is available directly across from the church in Saints Lot. The facility is handicapped accessible.


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